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Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

VERIZON/AOL HELPED ADVERTISERS TRACK KIDS ONLINE, MUST NOW PAY $5M FINE

Enlarge Verizon-owned AOL helped advertisers track children online in order to serve targeted ads, in violation of a federal children's...

Privacy search engine Startpage launches anonymous browsing feature

PRIVACY SEARCH ENGINE STARTPAGE LAUNCHES ANONYMOUS BROWSING FEATURE

In an effort to further protect its users online, privacy search engine Startpage.com has launched a new “Anonymous View” feature....

 
 
 
In the Wake of GDPR, Will the U.S. Embrace Data Privacy?

IN THE WAKE OF GDPR, WILL THE U.S. EMBRACE DATA PRIVACY?

A year ago, the idea of a federal data privacy law in the U.S. was unthinkable for all but a handful of digital rights activists. As...

Facebook staff discussed selling API access to app developers in 2012-2014

FACEBOOK STAFF DISCUSSED SELLING API ACCESS TO APP DEVELOPERS IN 2012-2014

Following a flopped IPO in 2012, Facebook desperately brainstormed new ways to earn money. An employee of unknown rank sent an internal...

 
 
 
Tim Cook's wish for U.S. privacy legislation might come true early next year

TIM COOK'S WISH FOR U.S. PRIVACY LEGISLATION MIGHT COME TRUE EARLY NEXT YEAR

Earlier this month, Apple CEO Tim Cook told reporters that legislation to protect personal data online was inevitable. And now it appears...

Senator says US privacy law could reach draft form early next year

SENATOR SAYS US PRIVACY LAW COULD REACH DRAFT FORM EARLY NEXT YEAR

A senator has suggested that a US privacy law could be drafted early next year in the form of a bipartisan bill. While there is as...

 
 
 
Super Smash Bros Ultimate leak reveals the ugly side of piracy

SUPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE LEAK REVEALS THE UGLY SIDE OF PIRACY

When media talk about privacy, pirates, and piracy groups, they often paint a picture of a united community working towards a common...

GENCOF: A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE TO RAPIDLY REMOVE HUMAN GENOME CONTAMINANTS FROM METAGENOMIC DATASETS

AbstractSummaryThe removal of human genomic reads from shotgun metagenomic sequencing is a critical step in protecting subject privacy....

 
 
 
T.umblr links from dash now contain privacy errors, Tumblr

T.UMBLR LINKS FROM DASH NOW CONTAIN PRIVACY ERRORS, TUMBLR

T.umblr.com links from dash now contain privacy errors, Tumblr staff

Apple acquires privacy-focused AI startup Silk Labs

APPLE ACQUIRES PRIVACY-FOCUSED AI STARTUP SILK LABS

Deal suggests Apple could be planning to expand its smart home lineup

 
 
 
Tim Cook Explains Why Apple Takes Billions In Payments From Google Despite Privacy Concerns

TIM COOK EXPLAINS WHY APPLE TAKES BILLIONS IN PAYMENTS FROM GOOGLE DESPITE PRIVACY CONCERNS

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke with Ina Fried and Mike Allen for an Axios interview exclusively on HBO. It covered several areas of interest...

Privacy advocates Apple promote Google because 'its search engine is best'

PRIVACY ADVOCATES APPLE PROMOTE GOOGLE BECAUSE 'ITS SEARCH ENGINE IS BEST'

The billions of dollars are presumably coincidental

 
 
 
The 5 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2019-When Facebook and Google Are Cheap

THE 5 BEST TECH STOCKS TO BUY FOR 2019-WHEN FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE ARE CHEAP

Even market darlings eventually lose their luster. Tech stocks from social networking giants to chipmakers have taken a beating in...

Apple now lets you download all the data it keeps about you - here's how to do it

APPLE NOW LETS YOU DOWNLOAD ALL THE DATA IT KEEPS ABOUT YOU - HERE'S HOW TO DO IT

AP Apple now allows you to download all the data it keeps about you, your purchases, and how you interact with Apple services. It started...

 
 
 
Google Search is adding user comments, starting with live sports

GOOGLE SEARCH IS ADDING USER COMMENTS, STARTING WITH LIVE SPORTS

Back in October, Google announced that it was killing Google+ for consumers following a privacy bug. While serving as an admission...

Facebook Denies Mark Zuckerberg Ordered Execs To Stop Using iPhones

FACEBOOK DENIES MARK ZUCKERBERG ORDERED EXECS TO STOP USING IPHONES

Earlier this year following Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, Apple's CEO Tim Cook made a statement which basically suggested...

 
 
 
Cloudflare's free 1.1.1.1 mobile app is a must-have for privacy enthusiasts

CLOUDFLARE'S FREE 1.1.1.1 MOBILE APP IS A MUST-HAVE FOR PRIVACY ENTHUSIASTS

If you're concerned about your mobile privacy, as well as web surfing speeds, it's time to rejoice, as 1.1.1.1 is now available on...

 
 
 
Cloudflare brings its privacy-focused DNS switching service to phones

CLOUDFLARE BRINGS ITS PRIVACY-FOCUSED DNS SWITCHING SERVICE TO PHONES

If you're concerned about your government snooping on your browsing history, or simply want an easy way to access sites blocked in...

Court rules that your 4th amendment right to privacy, especially when it comes to smart meters, is a "privilege"

COURT RULES THAT YOUR 4TH AMENDMENT RIGHT TO PRIVACY, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO SMART METERS, IS A "PRIVILEGE"

As smart meters make their way across the United States, a growing number of people are vocalizing concerns about the devices and consumer...