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FTC sues company for selling identifiable location data, including abortion clinic visits

The Federal Trade Commission has sued a data broker called Kochava, alleging the company sold geolocation information that could be used to reveal visits to…

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HIPPA faces test in new abortion reality

Doctors are weighing the legal risks of turning over ultrasounds and other personal health records if prosecutors or law enforcement demand the information to enforce…

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Meta faces lawsuit for allegedly collecting patient health data without consent

Meta may have scooped up sensitive medical information without consent. The Vergereports that two proposed class-action lawsuits accuse the company and hospitals of violating HIPAA,…

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‘A uniquely dangerous tool’: How Google’s data can help states track abortions

Many of the states rushing to ban abortion are also the biggest users of a surveillance tool that authorities could use to track women ending…

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DHS made extensive use of location data from mobile devices, records show

The Trump administration’s immigration enforcers used mobile location data to track people’s movements on a larger scale than previously known, according to documents that raise…

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The danger of license plate readers in post-Roe America

Enlarge / A license plate reader in California. (credit: Gado | Getty Images) Since the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last month,…

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The Feds Don’t Know How Often They’re Using Facial Recognition

A group of House lawmakers charged with investigating the implications of biometric surveillance empaneled three experts Wednesday to testify about the future of facial recognition…

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DARPA Drops A Bomb On Crypto’s Biggest Selling Point

According to a study commissioned by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, blockchain technology might not be so decentralized and immutable after all. Source: https://www.slashgear.com/903108/darpa-drops-a-bomb-on-cryptos-biggest-selling-point/…

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Unhappy birthday, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four!

The innumerable claims about George Orwell’s prescient genius are now cliché. It should be easy to dismiss the correlations that people draw to Orwell’s masterpiece…

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The Race to Hide Your Voice

Voice recognition—and data collection—have boomed in recent years. Researchers are figuring out how to protect your privacy. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/voice-recognition-privacy-speech-changer/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Twitter to pay $150m to settle claims it wrongly shared users’ phone numbers

US regulators allege the company gave advertisers user contact information collected in the name of security Twitter will pay a $150m penalty and put in…

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DuckDuckGo Not Totally Private: It Allows Microsoft Trackers

If you’re concerned about Internet privacy and started using the DuckDuckGo browser or search engine with no concerns that your data wasn’t private, you’ll want…

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DuckDuckGo Isn’t as Private as You Thought

DuckDuckGo DuckDuckGo made a deal with the devil. Due to a confidential search agreement, the DuckDuckGo browser does not block all Microsoft trackers. What’s worse,…

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What to know about digital privacy if abortions are restricted

In the weeks since POLITICO first published a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, digital surveillance experts and abortion rights advocates have been…

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How does Facebook know what you’re thinking about?

While Apple is a clear leader when it comes to user privacy, Google is stepping up its game. The world of targeted ads is one…

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NSA Swears It Won’t Allow Backdoors in New Encryption Standards 😉

The U.S. has been working on new encryption standards meant to withstand the powers of quantum computing, an emergent technology that will supposedly involve machines…

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How to Get an Abortion in the Age of Surveillance

Late Monday, Politico published a 98-page bombshell from the heart of the Supreme Court detailing—in Justice Samuel Alito’s caustic, disdainful language—SCOTUS’ plans to overturn Roe…

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What is the Matrix Protocol and How to Install It

Matrix is an innovative, open-source alternative to chat services such as Discord and Slack that is both feature-rich and easy to use. It fully supports…

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Google now lets you request the removal of personal information from Search

You can now ask Google to remove your personal contact information, such as your physical and email addresses, as well as your phone number, from…

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Google now lets you request the removal of personal information from Search

You can now ask Google to remove your personal contact information, such as your physical and email addresses, as well as your phone number, from…

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DuckDuckGo’s beta browser for MacOS puts privacy first

DuckDuckGo has launched a web browser in beta on MacOS that puts privacy first. The browser is based on the same engine as Safari. Source:…

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Why You Should Use Peer-to-Peer Messaging Apps

Peer-to-Peer messaging is as reliable as Facebook Messenger or Discord, but you maintain control of your data and don’t rely on a third-party server to…

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