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Tech giants meeting with Trump administration to craft federal privacy regulations...
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The Trump administration is quietly meeting with top tech company representatives to craft a proposal to protect web users' privacy amid the ongoing fallout globally of scandals that have rocked Facebook and other companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-30 01:10 UTC
Privacy concerns after 23andMe shares genetic data with major drugmaker...
Drug giant GlaxoSmithKline is investing US$300 million in the DNA-testing company 23andMe in a deal they say could spark the creation of important new medicines, but one that also has many raising privacy concerns.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-27 14:26 UTC
Tech companies are eavesdropping on you through your smart speaker...
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Would you be willing to equip your bedroom or living room with an internet-connected microphone that could record and send all your conversations to the data-hungry server of a giant tech company or to a random person in your contact list? That is basical
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-23 15:50 UTC
China wants to track every driver by putting RFID chips on car windshields...
China will soon begin tracking the movements of all new cars.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 04:26 UTC
Millions Trust Ancestry.com With Their Genetic Code: What Could Go Wrong?...
Millions of semi-conscious consumers, most of whom were probably outraged and appalled by recent privacy scandal outbreaks involving companies like Facebook and Equifax, have been casually shipping away the most precious keys to their genetic code and hel
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-05 19:32 UTC
Report: Facebook shared your data with 60+ device makers, including Amazon & Apple...
Facebook allowed the device companies access to the data of users' friends without their explicit consent, even after declaring that it would no longer share such information with outsiders, the Times reports. Some device makers could retrieve persona
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-04 20:01 UTC
Facebook Alleged to Collect User Data From Texts and Photos...
The filing is part of a suit brought against Facebook in 2015 by now-defunct startup Six4Three, CNET reported on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-25 14:18 UTC
Woman says her Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact...
A Portland family contacted Amazon to investigate after they say a private conversation in their home was recorded by Amazon's Alexa -- the voice-controlled smart speaker -- and that the recorded audio was sent to the phone of a random person in Seattle, who was in the familys contact list.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 21:59 UTC
The Best VPN Services of 2018...
It seems like everyone from hackers to governments is after your personal information, but a virtual private network (VPN) can protect you and your data from prying eyes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 13:11 UTC
Amazon facial recognition software raises privacy concerns with the ACLU...
“People should be free to walk down the street without being watched by the government,” ACLU attorney Matt Cagle writes in a post tied to the news. “By automating mass surveillance, facial recognition systems like Rekognition threaten this freedom, posing a particular threat to communities already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 23:19 UTC
Cops can locate anyone's cell phone in real time without a warrant...
Pervasive government surveillance might be virtually expected by this point, but in theory, there's a robust legal system to deal with cops surveilling citizens. Law enforcement agencies are supposed to get a warrant and serve that to cellphone compan
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-14 16:12 UTC
What is GDPR? A look at the European data privacy rules that could change tech...
A new European data regulation that just a month ago seemed like an obscure piece of legislation is suddenly on the lips of everyone in
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 16:52 UTC
Hundreds of millions impacted by new Yahoo, AOL, privacy policies that collect emails, texts, photos...
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Oath, a media division of Verizon that runs AOL and Yahoo, has unified and updated its privacy terms, a move that impacts hundreds of millions...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-15 20:48 UTC
BREAKING: O'Keefe Drops 3rd Twitter Undercover Video Reveals Employees Paid to View 'Dick Picks' and 'Private Sex Messages' of Users...
Project Veritas set Twitter ablaze last week with back to back bombshell undercover videos exposing the social media giant for their 'big brother' practices and censorship of Trump supporters. New undercover footage reveals Twitter pays hundreds o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-15 17:26 UTC
New York State Appellate Court Says Cell Site Location Records Have No Expectation Of Privacy...
The Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the issue of cell site location info later this year, possibly changing the contours of the Third Party Doctrine for the first time since its erection out of thin air more than four decades ago. Until then, a p
By aphrodite on 2018-01-06 04:41 UTC
Your Web History Can Be Traced Even After Anonymity, According To Researchers...
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Short Bytes:A team of German researchers shared that anindividual’s secret web history and habit can be traced. Surprisingly, even after it goes under anonymity, it can be revealed. Security experts Svea Eckert and Andreas Dewes did their research w
By viper1 on 2017-08-03 16:31 UTC
Microsoft reveals what data Windows 10 collects from you...
Microsoft has been under fire for its privacy practices since Windows 10 launched in July 2015, so the company finally caved to the pressure to be more transparent and revealed the type of diagnostic data it collects.According to Microsoft, One of our mos
By kynast on 2017-04-05 19:26 UTC
Court issues warrant for data on anyone who Googled fraud victims name...
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It turns out that just Googling a person's name is enough to be caught up in a criminal investigation, as a Minnesota judge has issued a warrant for anyone who searched for a specific name. The post Court issues warrant for data on anyone who ‘Googl
By viper1 on 2017-03-20 15:33 UTC

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