The Digital Cold War

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The Digital Cold War
This week in the Privacy News, children in social services had PID info stolen for tax fraud scams, Clearview AI opens up data to another population sector, and monitoring apps collect more information than you think. Also, technology is being used to wage a digital cold ware. We also look at some security news.

Pay For LibreOffice?
This week in the Business News, a popular browser extension is bought by Avast, CA power wall bursts into flames, and Google founding group to open source audio codecs. Also, Mac users may be charged for LibreOffice. We also visit SillyVille.

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Privacy
https://www.malwarebytes.com/blog/news/2022/09/vulnerable-childrens-identities-used-in-tax-fraud-scheme

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220920005570/en/Clearview-AI-Launches-JusticeClearview-First-Facial-Recognition-Product-for-Public-Defenders-Seeking-Justice

https://www.wired.com/story/covenant-eyes-anti-porn-accountability-monitoring-apps/

https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/09/22/1059823/cold-war-authoritarian-tech-china-iran-sco/

Security
https://www.malwarebytes.com/blog/news/2022/09/energy-scammers-send-fake-energy-bills-support-scheme-texts

https://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/customer-support/product-and-service-updates/notice19-letter

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/open-source-python-vulnerability/

https://www.techradar.com/news/linkedin-smart-links-are-being-used-to-send-users-to-phishing-sites

Business
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/09/beloved-browser-extension-acquired-by-non-beloved-antivirus-firm/

https://techcrunch.com/2022/09/20/pge-says-tesla-battery-was-source-of-power-storage-site-fire/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2022/09/google-and-youtube-to-take-on-dolby-with-free-hdr-and-audio-standards/

https://www.techradar.com/news/some-users-are-now-being-charged-for-libreoffice-again

Silly
https://notthebee.com/article/watch-this-couple-try-to-put-propane-in-their-teslas-tires-/

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/19/beyond-meat-coo-doug-ramsey-arrested-for-allegedly-biting-mans-nose.html

https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2022/09/19/ford-research-tech-for-vulnerable-road-users.html

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