Today Reuters broke a long-developing story around a highly risky SDK called Pushwoosh. Internet Safety Labs (ISL) identified this SDK as “very high risk” in the course of developing our SDK Risk Dictionary in 2021. We deemed the SDK risky due to several criteria,...
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Sep 21, 2022 | Policy
Our first application of the ISL Consumer Safety Scorecard for Regulation is for the California Consumer Privacy Act regulations recently proposed by the CPPA. It was a bit unusual to apply the scorecard to rulemaking—and not to the entire regulation—but we hope you’ll find it helpful.
Sep 15, 2022 | Policy
Unveiling a more efficient and practical way to evaluate proposed regulations. The ISL Consumer Safety Scorecard for Regulation compares the text of proposed regulations against our “must have” regulation safety principles to arrive at an overall ISL safety score for the regulation.
Jul 7, 2022 | Research
Dangling domains present massive ongoing safety harm to people, businesses, governments, and institutions. We observed the unique harms of dangling domains during our K12 edtech research last year, and decided to act to raise the issue and encourage others to do the same.
Jun 14, 2022 | Research
The Research Project Part of our work at Internet Safety Labs is to assess the practicalities of safer technology for the mutual...
Jun 6, 2022 | Insights
In our continued effort to educate people about the risks from data brokers this blog post provides a list of authoritative news...
May 26, 2022 | Policy
On May 19, 2022, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) revealed that they are “committed to ensuring that educational technology tools...
May 25, 2022 | News & Press
We are excited to announce the Me2B Alliance is now Internet Safety Labs. We’ve changed our name but not our core mission. Here’s our...
May 18, 2022 | Policy
California is a major center of new privacy law and regulation, creating opportunities for internet safety advocates to help design...
May 13, 2022 | Policy
The Me2B Alliance is thrilled to see a Privacy Expert and Advocate assume the role of FTC Commissioner. Bedoya is well known for his...
May 11, 2022 | Insights
We hear about data brokers, but who are they and why should I care? They’re pervasive, collect thousands of data points about us on an ongoing basis, and aren’t properly governed.
May 6, 2022 | News & Press
Version 1.0 of the Me2B Safe Specification for Mobile Apps and Websites is now available. It was three years in the making, and this is how we got here.
Apr 14, 2022 | Research
Dangling domains dangerously threaten more and more people each day, including students and parents at K-12 schools.