Microsofts Wants All Your SMS Data!

The Article

Today in the privacy news, more updates on the Ring for police officers as Amazon tells them how and how not to brand. We also see Google and Firefox team up to prevent data spying by a nation state…well, that is ironic! We see some new smart devices and a Denmark cell phone privacy case, but Microsoft wants all your SMS data and it has a plan to get it!
#Microsoft #Fitbit #IoT

In the business news, the FCC is clueless how disconnected America is, ATT confuses their streaming packages and Starship deploys thousands of self-delivery robots to college campuses.
#DeliveryRobots #FCC #ATT

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The Articles

Privacy
https://gizmodo.com/ring-barred-cops-from-using-surveillance-to-describe-it-1837380102

https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2019/08/21/mozilla-takes-action-to-protect-users-in-kazakhstan/

https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/22/lenovo-smart-clock-update-smart-home-hub/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/23/20829490/denmark-cellphone-location-data-evidence-flaw-police-trial-convictions

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/21/fitbit-to-supply-trackers-to-hundreds-of-thousands-in-singapore.html

https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/19/20811927/microsoft-sms-organizer-android-app-uk-us-australia-spam-filter
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.android.smsorganizer

Business
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/the-fcc-has-no-idea-how-many-people-dont-have-broadband-access/

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/08/att-brings-cable-tv-prices-to-online-streaming-with-135-monthly-plan/

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/296925-starship-technologies-wants-to-deploy-thousands-of-delivery-robots-at-us-colleges

Security
https://www.texastribune.org/2019/08/19/twenty-three-Texas-cities-targeted-in-coordinated-ransomware-attack/

https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/20/moviepass-thousands-data-exposed-leak/

https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/adware-posing-as-85-photography-and-gaming-apps-on-google-play-installed-over-8-million-times/

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