Category Archives: Privacy

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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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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Privacy Commissioner takes Facebook to court over violations

ADRIAN WYLD/THE CANADIAN PRESS BILL CURRY TAMSIN MCMAHON U.S. CORRESPONDENT OTTAWA PUBLISHED APRIL 25, 2019 UPDATED APRIL 25, 2019 — Federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien launched the investigation in March, 2018, in response to an international scandal over misuse of … Continue reading

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European Parliament approves unpopular Link Tax and mandatory content filtering in its final vote on the Copyright Directive

Laura Tribe European Parliament Despite massive public outcry and opposition from dozens of experts and academics the European Parliament failed to even allow a vote on amendments Today the European Parliament held the final vote on the controversial EU Copyright … Continue reading

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‘Project Wide Awake’: How the RCMP Watches You on Social Media | The Tyee

Exclusive: How police are using new software to expand surveillance of citizens’ activities. By Bryan Carney 25 Mar 2019 | TheTyee.ca The RCMP is now proactively using software that allows officers to identify and monitor activity on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram … Continue reading

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