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Spotify is Stalking You! – Weekly News Roundup

In privacy news, the Ninth Circuit Court as allowed a company to scrape public data from LinkedIn, Instagram privacy posts are not so private, and Alphabet officially launches a pedestrian traffic mapping app…but Spotify wants to know the address of everyone using their accounts! #LinkedIn #Spotify #Instagram In business news, Juul gives a marketing presentation […]

Facebook Leaks Hundreds of Thousands of Phone Numbers!

In privacy news, facial payments come to china, Google now suggests your entertainment based on your preferences, and GPS trackers are probably the least secure thing in the world…but Facebook is at it again with a big, insecure database of hundreds of user IDs and other personal information! #Facebook #Google #FacialRecognition In business news, Amazon […]

Misplaced Concern for Palantir?

In privacy news, Google has a new web strategy that still gives our data to marketers? I think they missed the boat! Also, FBI orders a reverse location search from Google, one of 50 in the state. Yelp and Tesla also make the news, but a tech job fair is more concerned by palantir tracking […]

Microsofts Wants All Your SMS Data!

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, […]

Biometric Data Leaks

In today’s Privacy News, now FACEBOOK wants in on the action of giving your audio transcripts to people…while this has caused Apple and Google to stop and (almost) stop the practice, Microsoft DOUBLES DOWN and adds that it will happen in the privacy policy!! We also get tips on syncing every bit of health data […]

Microsoft wanted in on the act, too!

This week in the privacy news, I called it! Police have access to your Ring doorbell feeds…yep. Also, is it good or bad that Juul wants your federal ID to use their app to smoke some vape…umm…can a camera really take your blood pressure..and more…but finally, Microsoft was feeling left out and wanted to participate […]

Police Know If You Have an Amazon Ring, and Could Get Your Data

In privacy news, an EU court says website owners could be responsible for sending data to Facebook with share buttons, Netflix tracks your physical activity, and Google will stop listening to your device recordings, at least until after the lawsuit! We also learned this week that facial recognition is being deployed in schools and camps […]

Facebook Let’s Your Kids Talk to Strangers!

This week in privacy news, yet another AI to manipulate your pictures….but they PROMISE not to do anything with them. We also have another fight mounting over encryption, but Facebook must be back in the news…for letting your KIDS talk to STRANGERS! #Facebook #WatsonAI #Encryption This week in business news, pinterest wants to help your […]

Elon Musk’s New Neuralink Company

This week in the privacy news, Germany bans cloud services in schools, Alexa integrates deeper into Windows, and Faceapp is taking over the world…but this is all nothing next to Elon Musk’s latest company! #ElonMusk #Faceapp #Windows10 In business news this week, a new startup wants to take up bike lanes with delivery robots, 737 […]

Superscary Unblockable Email Location Tracker!

This week in Privacy News, the internet outage this week shed some light on Facebook’s AI image tagging and Alexa keeps your data foorrrrr-evvver–errrrr! Also, is your monthly cycle being sold to scientists?  Find out here! And we will also talk about Superhuman email app that does not prevent your email from sending a read […]

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