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Google Sued for $5 Billion for Tracking Users, Even Those Using Incognito Mode – VICE

Image from Vice … Google has faced several other lawsuits over its data collection, this one tries to use the Federal Wiretap Act. The Act states that users have the right to sue if their private conversations are intercepted. The … Continue reading

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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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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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Fresh Evidence Relating To Cambridge Analytica And Brexit Campaign Published By DCMS… – LBC

DCMS Committee chair Damian Collins MP published new evidence provided by Brittany Kaiser, the former Director of Business Development for Cambridge Analytica Picture: LBC / Getty 30 July 2019, 15:06 | Updated: 30 July 2019, 18:47 https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/cambridge-analytica-dcms-evidence-brexit-leave-eu/

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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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Ukrainian hackers used quizzes to access private Facebook data, Facebook says – CNN

By Donie O’Sullivan, CNN Business Updated 3:31 PM ET, Sat March 9, 2019 Image Mark Zuckerberg pivots to privacy in new vision for Facebook (CNN) A pair of Ukrainian hackers used seemingly innocuous online quizzes and surveys, with titles like … Continue reading

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