Another Reason For Avoiding Social Media

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Another Reason For Avoiding Social Media
This week in Privacy News, Android may get a tracker detection tool, Amazon wants to give you special recommendations, and Apps are sending data to Russia. Also, the Lapsu$ group shows us why we need to avoid social media and health trackers. We also look at some security news.

TurboTax Under Investigation
This week in the Business News, Etsy sellers are going on strike, Russia game developers encourage pirating, and a new bill hopes to cripple big tech. Also, the FTC sues TurboTax and we will take a visit to SillyVille.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.techspot.com/news/93987-google-may-add-bluetooth-tracker-detection-capabilities-android.html

https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/31/23005049/amazon-alexa-upcoming-deal-recommendations-feature

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/03/data-harvesting-code-in-mobile-apps-sends-user-data-to-russias-google/

https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/30/23003194/lapsus-gang-new-hack-apple-facebook-globant

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-and-meta-shared-data-with-child-hackers-pretending-to-be-law-enforcement/

Security
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/03/fcc-puts-kaspersky-on-security-threat-list-says-it-poses-unacceptable-risk/

https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/28/22999719/spam-texts-own-phone-number-verizon-att-tmobile

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/30/23001727/etsy-seller-strike-boycott-fee-increase

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2022/03/loop-hero-dev-encourages-piracy-to-get-around-russian-sanctions/

https://www.theregister.com/2022/03/29/doj_to_congress_thumbs_up/

https://www.propublica.org/article/ftc-sues-to-stop-deceptive-turbotax-free-ad-campaign

Silly
https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/28/23000264/apecoin-bored-ape-yacht-club-bayc-merch-dao

https://www.techspot.com/news/94004-epic-games-sued-choreographer-allegedly-using-copyrighted-dance.html

https://www.techspot.com/news/93978-windows-11-update-allows-users-switch-browser-click.html

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