Scan Everything! – Total Data Collection

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I called it a while back that TikTok was not a good company, and we are handing over tons of personal data to them.  They are a Chinese AI data analytics firm who thrives on collecting and processing data.  And they have captive audience in our children in total violation of COPPA!  Wow!  But if that is not enough, we will look at scanners in grocery stores and a new scanning technology to scan your hand!  Well, at least they are not tracking bodily func….oh wait, they are!  Join us for Weekly News Roundup!

Privacy
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/02/branching-out-to-other-body-parts-lg-g8-comes-with-palm-reading-hand-id/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/feb/24/are-you-being-scanned-how-facial-recognition-technology-follows-you-even-as-you-shop

http://newsroom.tiktok.com/musical-lys-agreement-with-ftc/
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/27/18243510/tiktok-age-young-user-videos-ftc-settlement-13-childrens-privacy-law

https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/28/its-a-new-era-for-fertility-tech/

Business
https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/25/18240568/elon-musk-tesla-sec-contempt-of-court-settlement-violation-tweet-twitter

https://itunespartner.apple.com/en/apps/news/100002429

https://venturebeat.com/2019/02/25/mozilla-and-scroll-partner-to-test-alternative-funding-models-for-the-web/

https://www.cnet.com/news/amazon-stops-selling-dash-buttons-goofy-forerunners-of-connected-home/

https://www.zdnet.com/article/coinhive-cryptojacking-service-to-shut-down-in-march-2019/

Killer tech
https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/25/tech/augmented-reality-microsoft-us-military/index.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/02/25/lime-scooter-riders-are-being-injured-by-sudden-excessive-braking-company-admits/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9c0758be8b5e

Security
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/02/plain-wrong-millions-of-utility-customers-passwords-stored-in-plain-text/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/28/18245101/comcast-xfinity-mobile-pin-0000-default-customers-hack-privacy

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