Category Archives: Privacy

Facebook: Apple’s iOS 14 will damage Audience Network ad business – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-apple-ios-14-damage-audience-network-ad-business-2020-8

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Facebook raises settlement to $650-million in facial recognition lawsuit

July 31 2020 Facebook raises settlement to $650-million in facial recognition lawsuit https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/us-business/article-facebook-raises-settlement-to-650-million-in-facial-recognition/

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Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says

July 9 2020 Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-clearview-ai-to-end-facial-recognition-services-in-canada-privacy/ Related Facial recognition firm Clearview AI probed by U.K., Australia for privacy issues https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/european-business/article-facial-recognition-firm-clearview-ai-probed-by-uk-australia-for/

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Online privacy tips for YouTube and in general plus some of their limitations

A tip for those that use the YouTube mobile app and care about limiting online data collection of personal information (aka digital fingerprint). If you have signed in to the app to interact, upload or other feature but want to … Continue reading

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Tech companies are proposing Canada use phone apps to track spread of coronavirus

One suggested app is being used in Singapore and uses bluetooth vs GPS. They feel confident in it and other measures they taking to leave schools, restaurants and other services open. 5 million people, 1000 confirmed cases and 3 deaths. … Continue reading

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Exclusive: For $3, a ‘robot lawyer’ will sue data brokers that don’t delete your personal and location info – Fortune

Digital Health, a new service from DoNotPay, maker of the Robo Revenge’ app, can demand that more than 100 data brokers stop selling your location data, phone number, and even facial recognition information, for just $3. https://fortune.com/2020/03/05/delete-location-data-privacy-personal-information-donotpay/

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Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Zachary McCoy used an exercise-tracking app, RunKeeper, to record his rides.. image: Agnes Lopez / for NBC News Big data when used without limits or oversight often results in privacy breaches and wrongful assumptions. Police can now get personal details … Continue reading

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Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 13.3.1 With Toggle for Turning Off U1 Chip in Latest iPhones – MacRumors

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/01/28/apple-releases-ios-13-3-1/

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MARKETPLACE Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test

Marketplace host Charlsie Agro, left, and her identical twin sister, Carly, check out some DNA ancestry results. (CBC) https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/dna-ancestry-kits-twins-marketplace-1.4980976 — Commentary There is lots of people paying for these DNA ancestors kits or giving them as gifts but this proves … Continue reading

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Facebook data leak: Province-by-province breakdown of affected Canadians | CTV News

FILE – In this April 18, 2017 file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File) Facebook data leak: Province-by-province breakdown of affected Canadians … Continue reading

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