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You Ring Camera (owned by Amazon) work with police on surveillance

Digital rights group Fight for the Future has compiled a map that shows the breadth of Amazon Ring partnerships with local police f or the first time.  To narrow down the map to show where local law enforcement works with…

22 Sep 2019 Read More

Class Action Lawsuit: AT&T Selling your location data

Despite assurances to the contrary, AT&T has been selling its customers' location data to creditors, bounty hunters, landlords, prison officials, and all sorts of third parties, according to data privacy watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation in a federal class action filed…

21 Sep 2019 Read More

Your Phone’s Sensors Can Allow Others To Eavesdrop on You

A new way to eavesdrop on people's mobile phone calls has come to light in the form of Spearphone - an attack that makes use of Android devices' on-board accelerometers to infer speech from the devices' speakers. An acronym for…

20 Sep 2019 Read More

Anonymous data can still be de-anonymized

To protect privacy, data brokers must anonymize such records before sharing them with researchers and marketers. Data anonymization is basically how, for the past 25 years, we've been using data for statistical purposes and research while preserving people's privacy," says…

20 Sep 2019 Read More

How can someone know my music listening habits?

How could someone, like a marketer, know what music you are listening to? How would they know you like Kidz Bop or Van Halen? The Recording Industry Association of America recently released a report that showed that 75% of the…

30 May 2019 Read More

What is a data dividend?

Jump directly to the answer or read through the details below to get the answer. While you're in an elevator, walking to work, sitting in your doctor's waiting room, or laying in bed getting ready to fall asleep, we avoid…

28 May 2019 Read More

Why should I delete my old Tweets?

We tend to share a lot on social media, often commenting on everything from life-changing events to commenting on the most mundane of topics. Politics to what we've eaten today, Marriages and Births to spending time at work. In those…

28 May 2019 Read More

Why should I read a Privacy Policy?

We tend to ignore Privacy Policies when we use a website. When was the last time you read either one for a website you use regularly? The contents of the privacy policy could include, amongst other data: What data is…

28 May 2019 Read More

Why do we ask to email you?

In your account settings area, you can choose whether or not we can email you. We monitor your privacy constantly and may find new information you need to know about. However, we will only be able to notify you if…

26 May 2019 Read More

I don’t do anything wrong so why should I care about privacy?

We get asked why one should care about their privacy. With all of the technology available today and the US government monitoring everything such as what we post online or facial recognition at airports, our loss of privacy is inevitable…

16 May 2019 Read More
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