Parler Leaked User Location Data

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Parler Leaked User Location Data
This week in Privacy News, we see some updates on whatsapp/facebook and Big Sur. Also, New York is proposing more hiring laws, Linksys motion routers are back, and another fitness tracker appears on the market. Finally, Parler leaked a lot of location data. We conclude with some security news.

Facebook and Twitter Blocked in Idaho
This week in Business News, Fitbit is now officially a Google product, ATT kills DirectTV Now, and holographic vehicle displays are being tested. We see a few new tech devices hit the market, Google bans Parler, and a city in Idaho blocks Facebook and Twitter. Also, we will look at some interesting Smart Tech and SillyVille News.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/12/22226792/whatsapp-privacy-policy-response-signal-telegram-controversy-clarification

https://www.techspot.com/news/88256-facebook-tells-whatsapp-users-data-collection-isnt-bad.html

https://9to5mac.com/2021/01/13/macos-big-sur-11-2-beta-2-removes-filter-that-lets-apple-apps-bypass-third-party-firewalls/

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/01/new-york-city-proposes-regulating-algorithms-used-in-hiring/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/11/22221253/linksys-aware-tracking-motion-detection-wifi-6e-axe8400-router-ces-2021

https://www.techspot.com/news/88236-oneplus-enters-wearable-market-affordable-fitness-tracker.html

https://www.forbes.com/sites/siladityaray/2021/01/13/tiktok-accounts-of-younger-teens-will-now-be-private-by-default-all-minor-users-will-have-tighter-privacy/

https://gizmodo.com/every-deleted-parler-post-many-with-users-location-dat-1846032466

Security
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/01/ubiquiti-change-your-password-enable-2fa/

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/mimecast-says-hackers-stole-a-certificate-and-used-it-to-target-its-customers/

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-corrupts-your-hard-drive-on-seeing-this-files-icon/

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/14/22188428/google-fitbit-acquisition-completed-approved

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/att-kills-off-the-failed-tv-service-formerly-known-as-directv-now/

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/01/ti-shows-a-holographic-instrument-display-for-car-windshields-at-ces/

https://www.cnet.com/news/kohler-ces-2021-bathroom-designs-include-touchless-toilet-16000-dollar-bathtub/

https://reclaimthenet.org/google-bans-parler-app-after-users-flock-to-it-to-avoid-censorship/

https://www.krem.com/amp/article/news/local/idaho-internet-provider-blocks-facebook-and-twitter/293-867cc22b-fb90-4142-a296-8d800d2a03fb

Smart
https://gizmodo.com/as-enticing-as-soft-serve-ice-cream-on-demand-sounds-w-1846033043

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/10/22223774/lg-transparent-oled-tv-display-55-inch-smart-bed-ces-2021

https://www.techspot.com/news/88239-samsung-bot-handy-can-put-away-dishes-set.html

Silly
https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/8/22219425/jlab-audio-jbuds-frames-open-ear-headphones-price-release-date

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/01/lg-claims-its-rollable-screen-smartphone-is-coming-early-this-year/

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210111005239/en/Alarm.com-Develops-the-First-T[%E2%80%A6]av1w-UkdSlG3miu0ZZ-LtXjCwD3Ec3ldN_zZCGORvG0LE20YOvo49uqw==

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/12/22221344/razer-project-hazel-n95-respirator-mask-coronavirus-chroma-rgb-concept

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