Privacy

isps internet

The State of Maine is Sued by ISPs who want to Keep on Selling...

ISPs want to keep on collecting and selling subscriber data, so they’re suing Maine for making a law that forbids it. The internet service providers feel that they are discriminated against, as...
party

Airbnb is Promoting Surveillance “Anti-Party” Devices to its Hosts

Airbnb wants hosts to put surveillance devices on their homes, so they’re giving them on a discount. The devices are allegedly only able to detect sound levels, and not conversations or other...
photosquared

‘PhotoSquared’ Spilled the Bins of 100,000 iOS and Android Users

The 'PhotoSquared' app exposed billing and order details, as well as images of users who sent them for printing. The data stored in an online database was left unprotected for at least...
US elections

Which 2020 US Presidential Election Candidate is Tracking Voters the Most?

The 2020 US Presidential Election candidates are doing everything they can online, including pushing targeted ads to voters. Sanders was the negative surprise of the report, sharing PII with Facebook, and using...
facial recognition

Facial Recognition in India Going Rampant and People Aren’t Happy About it

Facial recognition systems are being increasingly deployed in India, and activists are protesting against them. The problem is that the authorities are using the systems without any laws regulating them. In...

What Does it Mean to Live Off-grid?

There are few places left in the world where someone isn't keeping an eye on what you are doing. When you browse the internet, swipe a credit card or do anything that's connected to...
dating apps

Popular iOS & Android Dating Apps Plagued by Security and Privacy Flaws

After testing 14 of the most popular dating apps on Android and iOS, most of them are found to be insecure. In most cases, the apps don’t follow the proper user data...
wacom tablet

Could Wacom Tablets be Spying on What You’re Doing on the Computer?

An engineer who spoofed on the traffic that Wacom drivers sent to their control servers claims that it’s shady. Apparently, the tablet’s driver is monitoring when the user opens a new app,...
google

Google Takeout Backups Ended Up in the Wrong People’s Computers

Google scrambled the files of Takeout backups and sent partial data over to the wrong user archives. The company is now politely asking the users who downloaded other people’s images to delete...
gps location

FCC Reveals that US Telcos were Selling User Location Data

FCC has confirmed that shady data brokers were buying phone location data right from the carriers. The organization stated that at least one telecommunications provider was involved in these programs. There...

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