Posts tagged "Privacy"

Quoted: on another NSA global spying program

"Even if you love the NSA and you say you have nothing to hide, you should be against a policy that introduces security vulnerabilities, because once NSA introduces a weakness, a vulnerability, it’s not only the NSA that can exploit Read More →

Apple must face more claims over lost texts

Already under siege over its iMessage system, Apple must now face claims that it violated users’ privacy by blocking them from receiving some text messages after they ditched their iPhones. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose allowed plaintiffs to Read More →

Tech and privacy: Fake Facebook page; beacons in New York

File these couple of items over in the corner of tech and privacy. • A DEA agent used photos from a woman's mobile phone to create a fake Facebook page, then used that page to communicate with suspected criminals. And the Read More →

Google, Apple lock horns over privacy

The Privacy War is officially underway, and it's starting to get nasty. Apple has made big headlines in privacy over the past month, encrypting information on phones so even law enforcement can't access it and stressing its commitment to security Read More →

Tech and privacy: Facebook’s ad platform; CloudFlare’s encryption gift

Once again, we're making a couple of stops at the corner of tech and privacy. • Facebook's relaunched ad platform, Atlas, will allow advertisers to track users outside Facebook, across devices and even "connect online campaigns to actual offline sales," according Read More →

Tech and privacy: The FBI on Apple, Google and encryption; Russian and Australian laws

There's plenty of news about tech and privacy/surveillance, in the United States and beyond, and some of it might make you shudder: • FBI Director James Comey said Thursday he's concerned about Apple and Google's moves to encrypt the data on Read More →
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