Biometric Data Leaks

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In today’s Privacy News, now FACEBOOK wants in on the action of giving your audio transcripts to people…while this has caused Apple and Google to stop and (almost) stop the practice, Microsoft DOUBLES DOWN and adds that it will happen in the privacy policy!! We also get tips on syncing every bit of health data with Google’s servers and more…of course all this pales in comparison to the biometric data leak.
#Biometric #BigData #Microsoft

In business news, Amazon launches a way for third party sellers to donate unwanted inventory, a hacker gets what is coming to him, and Google will let you send notes to family based on times or places! Microsoft is throttling surface computers and Disney wants to be the login-sharing police!  Don’t share your login to their new overpriced streaming service!!!!
#Disney #Microsoft #Google

The Evil Tech has arrived!! The big map makers refuse to put railroad crossings in the maps…you know…that tell the self-driving technology where to go. iPhone cables and be used to hack your computer, and your new shiny smart oven will burn down your home! The tech is out to get us!!
#EvilTech #GoogleMaps #Apple

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The Articles

Privacy
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-13/facebook-paid-hundreds-of-contractors-to-transcribe-users-audio

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qvgpkv/microsoft-updates-privacy-policy-admits-humans-listen-to-cortana-skype
https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-US/privacystatement

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/11/20792300/how-to-sync-fitness-apps-google-fit-runkeeper-strava-runtastic-headspace

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2019/08/apple-brings-contactless-student-ids-on-iphone-and-apple-watch-to-more-universities/

https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/14/aclu-facial-recognition-police-body-cameras/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/aug/14/major-breach-found-in-biometrics-system-used-by-banks-uk-police-and-defence-firms

Business
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/14/amazon-launches-fba-donations-program-for-unsold-inventory.html

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/08/wiseguy-changes-license-plate-to-null-gets-12k-in-parking-tickets/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/15/20802826/google-assistant-set-reminder-send-friends-family-new-feature

https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/16/the-morning-after-some-microsoft-surface-devices-are-being-seve/

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/08/disney-fights-streaming-account-sharing-with-help-from-cable-industry/
https://ir.charter.com/news-releases/news-release-details/walt-disney-company-and-charter-communications-announce-0

Security
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/woman-accused-of-capital-one-hack-had-stolen-data-from-30-companies-authorities-say/

Evil Tech
https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/12/20802036/google-apple-microsoft-map-rail-crossing-ntsb

https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/12/iphone-charging-cable-hack-computer-def-con/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/14/20802774/june-smart-oven-remote-preheat-update-user-error

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