Alexa, Now With Ad Targeting!

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Alexa, Now With Ad Targeting!
This week in Privacy News, Google takes a step towards personal privacy, Biden wants to track all drone users, and Facebook does not know how to control it’s data. Also, a new report finds that Amazon Alexa data is now used to target ads to users. We also look at security and subscription news.

Apple Self-Repair Sucks
This week in Business News, Insteon issues a statement, Apple is removing apps, and Ubisoft kills off games people bought. Also Sony requires free trials for many games and Apple’s new Self Repair program is bad and limited. We also look at Silly News.

The Articles

Privacy
https://blog.google/products/search/new-options-for-removing-your-personally-identifiable-information-from-search/

https://www.theverge.com/2022/4/25/23041869/white-house-biden-admin-counter-drone-legislation-plan-tracking

https://www.vice.com/en/article/akvmke/facebook-doesnt-know-what-it-does-with-your-data-or-where-it-goes

https://www.theregister.com/2022/04/27/amazon_audio_data/

Security
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/04/microsoft-finds-linux-desktop-flaw-that-gives-root-to-untrusted-users/

https://serialfull.com/linux-mint-crack/
(WARNING – This link is offering possible malware, Don’t click anything on that page)

Subscribe you fool
https://www.techspot.com/news/94381-windows-ocket-subscriptions-like-microsoft-365-xbox-game.html

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2022/04/sony-stops-stacking-of-cheap-ps-plus-subscriptions-ahead-of-relaunch/

Business
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/04/insteon-finally-comes-clean-about-its-sudden-smart-home-shutdown/

https://www.theverge.com/2022/4/23/23038870/apple-app-store-widely-remove-outdated-apps-developers

https://www.techspot.com/news/94350-ubisoft-shutters-online-functions-90-games-purchased-content.html

https://www.gamedeveloper.com/console/timed-game-trials-are-now-a-requirement-for-some-playstation-developers

https://www.techspot.com/news/94377-apple-rolls-out-self-repair-service-us-but.html

Silly
https://www.techspot.com/news/94348-bored-ape-yacht-club-instagram-hack-sees-millions.html

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emilybakerwhite/metadocs-nfts-tiktok-instagram-celebrity-doctors

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022/04/gnome-removes-dog-bark-sound-effect

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10749665/Google-goes-woke-Search-engine-launches-inclusive-language-function.html

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