Do You Trust the Govt With Your Data?

The Article

Do You Trust the Govt With Your Data?
This week in Privacy News, Facebook to get a wake word, trackers are found in LastPass, and a data breach shows the importance of regulating data. Also, Apple to get tile tracking to stalk people, Fintech is reaching the news, and some people want the government to protect us from bad actors. Also, we will cover some security news.

Lawsuit Settled…Here’s Your Fake Money
This week in Business News, we see updates on CA Net Neutrality, Apple-Epic Lawsuit, and Facebook vs News. We look at some shift in computing marketshare, Linux goes to Mars, and police deploy robotic dog to the streets. Also, Epic settles a lawsuit in a funny way. We also include some SillyVille news.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/25/22301697/oculus-portal-smart-display-hey-facebook-wake-word-quest-headsets

https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/25/lastpass_android_trackers_found/

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210222/22342446297/drm-screws-people-yet-again-book-drm-data-breach-exposes-reporters-emails-passwords.shtml

https://9to5mac.com/2021/02/19/apple-airtags-features-release/

https://blogs.imf.org/2020/12/17/what-is-really-new-in-fintech/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/private-firms-have-failed-to-protect-our-digital-lives-we-need-the-government/

Security
https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/14/22282772/clubhouse-improve-security-stanford-researchers-china-security

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dreambus-botnet-targets-enterprise-apps-running-on-linux-servers/

Business
https://oag.ca.gov/news/press-releases/attorney-general-becerra-announces-critical-net-neutrality-win

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/02/judge-orders-valve-to-provide-some-steam-sales-data-to-apple/

https://www.reuters.com/article/australia-media-facebook-canada/canada-vows-to-be-next-country-to-go-after-facebook-to-pay-for-news-idUSL1N2KO28F

https://www.geekwire.com/2021/chromebooks-outsold-macs-worldwide-2020-cutting-windows-market-share/

https://www.pcmag.com/news/linux-is-now-on-mars-thanks-to-nasas-perseverance-rover

https://nypost.com/2021/02/23/video-shows-nypds-new-robotic-dog-in-action-in-the-bronx/

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/02/epic-will-pay-off-class-action-loot-box-settlement-with-in-game-currency/

Silly
https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/22/22295078/disney-plus-the-muppet-show-offensive-content-disclaimer

https://www.techspot.com/news/88698-entire-school-board-resigns-following-parent-mocking-zoom.html

https://boingboing.net/2021/02/20/twitch-mutes-live-metallica-concert-and-replaces-stream-with-generic-library-music.html

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