The first complaint came on Saturday from Johns Hopkins University professor and cryptography expert Matthew Green, who objected to a change in the newest Chrome version showing when you're logged into a Google website instead of the previous behavior, showing when you're logged into Chrome's service to sync passwords, browser history and other settings.
For privacy-conscious users who don't want to be signed into Chrome in any way and risk another policy change that exposes more of their data, the best option for continuing to use Chrome seems to be using a secondary browser for your Gmail and other Google services.
The US fast-food chain Wendy’s is facing a proposed class action lawsuit in Illinois over its use of biometric clocks that scan employees’ fingerprints to track them at work, according to a complaint obtained by ZDNet.
“We acknowledge that we have made mistakes in the past, from which we have learned, and improved our robust privacy program,” Google chief privacy officer Keith Enright will say in written testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee.
Angela Rayner became the latest in a long line of politicians to suggest that anonymous social media accounts should be banned in an attempt on Sunday to crack down on abusive and threatening behaviour online.
The new option of uBlock Origin 1.17.0 gives users even better control when it comes to blocking content from running automatically on sites that they visit in any of the supported browsers. Open the uBlock Origin settings.
But no matter what age you are, you should be aware of the legal ramifications: You’re allowing police into your home without a warrant, and you may not actually want that.
These technologies are already ramping up in the U.S. and are certain to take over unless people stand up now and say ‘NO’! The entire nation is one big social engineering project where everything is lathered with technology to keep everything and everyone within the Technocrats’ model.
Beginning in 2009, the Indian government began enrolling residents onto a platform known as Aadhaar, which provided each enrollee with a 12-digit unique identification number linked to both their demographic and biometric details, including fingerprints and iris scans.
https://privacyinternational.org/sites/default/files/2018-03/A1.%20Claimant%27s%20re-amended%20statement%20of%20grounds.pdf The challenge to the acquisition, use, retention, disclosure, storage and deletion of ‘Bulk Personal Datasets’ (BPDs) and Bulk Communications Data (BCDs) by the UK Intelligence Agencies was commenced by Privacy International on 8 June 2015.
On September 13, after a five-year legal battle, the European Court of Human Rights said that the UK government’s surveillance regime—which includes the country’s mass surveillance programs, methods, laws, and judges—violated the human rights to privacy and to freedom of expression.
In other words, if police are alerted by an Apple Watch of a possible injury, they do not need a warrant to enter a home under the "community caretaking" exception to the Fourth Amendment.
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What Is Privacy? Privacy is closing your bedroom curtains when getting ready for bed. Privacy is visiting with your doctor behind closed doors. Mostly because people don’t really understand what digital privacy entails.
Facial-recognition technology poses a unique surveillance threat and is being deployed without adequate privacy protections. In the wake of a terrorist attack or other violent incident, we should expect CBP to collect and share more data, including facial images, with other law enforcement agencies.
While the company stopped its controversial practice of scanning the email of its 1.4 billion users in order to serve ads, it admitted in a letter to United States senators that developers of third party extensions that manage tasks like trip planning and auto-replies have access to the content of user emails.
Brave, the web browser created by Mozilla founder Brendan Eich and funded through an initial coin offering (ICO), is rapidly carving out a significant market share as entrenched giants like Google Chrome shred their privacy policies.
A new feature in the latest version of Google Chrome that logs users into the browser when they sign in to a Google site has come under fire.
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Carnegie Mellon privacy economist Alessandro Acquisti has run a series of tests that reveal people will surrender personal information like Social Security numbers just to get their hands on a measly 50-cents-off coupon.
(It’s designed to monitor children under the age of 18, but it’s also possible for people to use the app to snoop on their spouses, despite safeguards designed to prevent that kind of use, Bark acknowledged.) Nearly 40 percent of parents in the U.S. have used parental control tools for online activities, and 16 percent have used apps to track their teen’s location, according to a 2016 Pew Research Center survey.
Today, the content-delivery network Cloudflare is announcing an experimental deployment of a new web privacy technology called ESNI. Hosting providers and CDNs (like Cloudflare) still know which sites users access when ESNI is in use, because they have to serve the corresponding content to the users.
But on Sunday, a security expert wrote that Google had quietly changed the requirements so when users login into a Google service, such as Gmail, Chrome will automatically sign the browser into their account without consent.