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Google Now Allows Face Tagging

Google Allows Face Tagging This week in the privacy news, yet another proposed privacy bill rears its head in the #senate. Is this one any good? Will it have a chance? Also, #Facebook dumps the VPN spy and instead gives money to install a survey app, but now #Google may be getting into the facial […]

Sued For Stealing a GPS tracker?

Sued For Stealing a GPS tracker? This week in privacy news, we will look at how #Google and Samsung camera Apps can be hijecked, and #Uber recording all your rides, and a new ad blocker that pushes ads…and our feature story is a man is being sued for removing a #GPS tracker from an unknown […]

Installing TWRP to an Android Phone

This video will show you the steps to customize the phone. While I have had a lot of success flashing phones, there is a chance of breaking a phone by installing custom software. I cannot be help liable for anything that happens to your device. Here is the phone I am using here: Nexus 5X […]

Google’s Secret Trove of Heath Data

Google’s Secret Trove of Heath Data Military agents under cover are forced to use an app that could out them at any minute while infiltrating enemy lines, while #Google is busy collecting even more data on us through issuing checking accounts through #Citibank, they already have our medical data through project #Nightingale, but are promising […]

Your 2020 Guide to Hardening Firefox

This is a simple guide and video on how to harden your #Firefox browser. While this tutorial is displayed on Linux, it also works for #Windows and #Mac Notes on Firefox Hardening: Plugins: uBlock Origin (Raymond Hill) Privacy Badger HTTPS Everywhere Options: New Windows and Tabs should be blank to prevent a site from knowing […]

Hey Alexa, Grab My Spear

Hey Alexa, Grab My Spear In privacy news, The Verge gives us info to delete your fitbit data before Google takes possession of it, police obtain a broad search warrant to collect DNA from over thousand user uploaded profiles, two cases of employees helping hackers have emerged this week which helped to fuel some windows […]

Google Buys Fitbit

Google Might Buy Fitbit I have said it many times that once a company has your data you cannot get it back, and if that company sells, the new company has that data. What if Google now buys FitBit and thus collects all your personal health data? Are you comfortable with such a company, which […]

Hey Alexa, Steal My Password!

Hey Alexa, Steal My Password! Today in Privacy News, Axon who brought us tazers and police body cams now wants to equip police cars with automated license plate readers, congress has another law with a cute name to make tech worse while trying to make it better, and spotify wants to give everyone a google […]

Will the FTC Get Real Power?

Will the FTC Get Real Power? Another city bans facial recognition for all government applications, but the good news ends there. Nest will now sell a smart speaker that is also a router, the Harry Potter mobile game tracks location even when you are not using it, ana Amazon is rolling out bill pay. With […]

The 1984 Telescreen Invasion

This week in the privacy news, a senator proposes a law to declare cameras and mics in devices…but there is an estimated 8% chance it will become law, Facebook wants Portal to invade the workplace, twitter had an ad snafu, but Amazon wants to place ring all over your property so they may be able […]

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