European regulators investigate Facebook facial recognition over privacy concerns

Several European privacy regulators said Wednesday they are investigating Facebook’s facial recognition software, which was enabled without the consent of millions of users Tuesday, according to the Financial Times. Facebook says the purpose of the new feature is to make it easier for users to tag photos.

Truste adds $12M for website privacy seal

Truste, a company that provides an Internet privacy and safety seal to business websites, today announced it secured a second funding round of $12 million. The funding will be used expand through sales and marketing while focusing on small businesses.