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Does a Mozilla-Comcast Deal Comfort You?

Does a Mozilla-Comcast Deal Comfort You? This week in Privacy News, Google pushes it’s password checkup tool to other Google properties. Also, Andrew Yang wants big data to pay you for your data. #Safari now supports passwordless login and #TikTok snoops on your Apple clipboard. Finally, this Firefox / Comcast deal makes me want to […]

The Apple Shakedown

Captcha for Malware? This week in #Privacy News, a rioter was arrested with the help of their social media posts, Words With Friends will soon require an #Alexa, and your conversations can be heard with a telescope…no really. Also, now hackers are using captchas to deliver #malware. The Apple Shakedown This week in Business News, […]

Windows Gets Even More Annoying

Google Knows Your Voice This week in Privacy News, #Google maps now has health data, two companies ban facial recognition, and #dropbox gets into the password management business while #Firefox dumps them in plain text. Also, Google can identify you based on your voice. Windows Gets Even More Annoying This week in Business News, the […]

The World’s Stupidest Lawsuit?

The World’s Stupidest Lawsuit? This week in Privacy News, France has a new somewhat anonymous contact tracing app, but over half the people are saying they will not use it. Also, a ransomware gang is now extorting people after stealing and encrypting their data, other hackers are using a coinbase leak to perform SIM swaps, […]

Facebook: Can I See some ID Please?

Facebook: Can I See some ID Please? This week in Privacy News, a few news updates and PSAs, then we look at brave’s new video conferencing tool, a bill to prevent targeting of political ads, Arizona sues Google over location tracking. Also, Facebook wants your ID for you to keep posting to your business page! […]

Windows Making Good Decisions

Doordash Shares Location Data This week in Privacy News, Edison email suffers a serious email bug, Turning on a phones screen may require a warrant, an the FBI pushes once again to break encryption. Also, Doordash, wants to share real-time location data with restaurants. Windows Finally Gets a Package Manager This week in Business News, […]

No Warrant Browser History Search

No Warrant Browser History Search This week in Privacy News, Amazon is fighting against facial recognition ban in Seattle, Android’s ad ID is challenged in GDPR, M$ pushes out new family tools, and the Senate uses the lack of sitting officials to expand the Patriot Act allowing no-warrant search history spying. Munich Switches to Linux […]

Is Contact Tracing Private?

Is Contact Tracing Private? This week in Privacy News, Roblox employees were paid to hack, their system, Apple may share your emergency data with 911, hacker mines user data from Tesla, and we finally have more details on Apple and Google Contact Tracing API…how private is it? #Google #ContactTracing #Tesla Free Internet for All? This […]

Are Your Emails Being Sold?

Are Your Emails Being Sold? This week in Privacy News, Epic games requires 2FA for downloading free games, Google play store is still insecure, and a new tool sends your data to hundreds of colleges at once. Also, several companies have been selling emails through their sign in forms. Was yours sold? #Epic #Admithub #Quibi […]

Stimulus Loan Data Leak

Stimulus Loan Data Leak This week in the Privacy News, billions of phones are unable to use contact tracing apps created by Google and Apple, facebook launches its kids app world-wide, and ring wants to scan license plates and use faceial ID. Also, major leaks in the loan process for relief funds leaks personal, sensitive […]

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