Category Archives: Technology

“Experts warn that your phone really is listening to you”

“Your phone (and Google, and Facebook) is always watching: It knows where you’ve been, where you are and where you want to go, it knows who you’re talking to and what restaurant you went to for dinner. The omniscient, omnipresence … Continue reading

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“Save the Internet’ – EU Moves to Monitor Uploads, ‘Censor’ Memes, ‘Tax’ Website Links”

“The European Union (EU) is less than a month away from voting to introduce aggressive new online copyright laws and “widespread censorship” measures, which critics say could strangle new media websites and stifle satire and online meme culture. Unelected European … Continue reading

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[CRIME] “Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps”

“Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had not signed up to the social network, reading their text messages, tracking their locations and accessing photos on their phones, a court case in … Continue reading

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[CRIME] “Google and Facebook… accused of breaking GDPR laws”

“Both companies are engaging in “forced consent” according to privacy group noyb.eu. Forced consent is a “take it or leave it approach” where a company requires that users opt into data terms it sets or blocks them from accessing their … Continue reading

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“Amazon Alexa bug let hackers [spy on people]”

“Amazon’s Echo speakers featured a bug that could have allowed hackers eavesdrop on people in their homes… The Skill, a voice app that can be installed on an Echo speaker, would keep Alexa listening long after it should have switched itself … Continue reading

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“Thousands of Android apps track kids, break federal law”

“Thousands of free Android educational apps available in the Google Play store are tracking children in violation of a major federal data-privacy law, exposing kids to targeted ads and automatic profiling. The study “Won’t Somebody Think of the Children” was … Continue reading

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Gay dating app Grindr [STEALS & REVEALS] HIV data

“Gay dating app Grindr was under fire on Monday for sharing information about users’ HIV status or locations with two companies enlisted to optimize its software…” https://www.yahoo.com/news/gay-dating-app-grindr-scorched-handling-hiv-data-013939817.html Looks like this is another Facebook wannabe. You think your a good person … Continue reading

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