Archive for the 'Privacy' Category

"Clearview AI Says the First Amendment Lets It Scrape the Internet. Lawyers Disagree"

Posted in Artificial Intelligence/Robots, Privacy on February 7th, 2020

https://www.cnet.com/news/clearview-says-first-amendment-lets-it-scrape-the-internet-lawyers-disagree/

Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act: "Privacy, Free Expression, and Security Threatened by Graham Proposal"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy, Security on February 3rd, 2020

https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/31/earn-it-act-bill-would-limit-encryption/

"Facebook’s New Privacy Tool Lets You Manage How You’re Tracked across the Web"

Posted in Privacy on January 29th, 2020

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-rolls-out-privacy-tool-to-manage-how-youre-tracked-across-the-web/

"Google Researchers Find Serious Privacy Risks in Safari’s Anti-Tracking Protections"

Posted in Privacy, Security on January 23rd, 2020

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/01/safaris-anti-tracking-protections-can-leak-browsing-and-search-histories/

Stop App Tracking: "Freaked Out? 3 Steps to Protect Your Phone"

Posted in Privacy on December 19th, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/12/19/opinion/location-tracking-privacy-tips.html

NYT: "Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy"

Posted in Privacy on December 19th, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/12/19/opinion/location-tracking-cell-phone.html

"Attackers Terrify Homeowners After Hacking Ring Devices"

Posted in Privacy on December 16th, 2019

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/attackers-terrify-homeowners-after-hacking-ring-devices/

"FTC Head Asks Congress for Real Privacy Laws He Can Enforce"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on November 15th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/we-need-help-from-you-on-creating-privacy-law-ftc-chair-tells-congress/

"New Bill Would Create Digital Privacy Agency to Enforce Privacy Rights"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on November 6th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/new-bill-would-create-digital-privacy-agency-to-enforce-privacy-rights/

"Researchers Hack Siri, Alexa, and Google Home by Shining Lasers at Them"

Posted in Privacy, Security on November 5th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/11/researchers-hack-siri-alexa-and-google-home-by-shining-lasers-at-them/

"Just Updated to iOS 13? Change These Eight Settings Now"

Posted in Privacy, Security, Techie on October 4th, 2019

https://www.howtogeek.com/442550/just-updated-to-ios-13-change-these-settings-now/

"How to Set Your Google Data to Self-Destruct"

Posted in Google and Other Search Engines, Privacy, Techie on October 3rd, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/02/technology/personaltech/google-data-self-destruct-privacy.html

"Why Big ISPs Aren’t Happy about Google’s Plans for Encrypted DNS"

Posted in Privacy on October 2nd, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/isps-worry-a-new-chrome-feature-will-stop-them-from-spying-on-you/

"Google Faces Scrutiny from Congress, DOJ over Plans to Encrypt DNS"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Privacy on September 30th, 2019

https://www.engadget.com/2019/09/29/congress-doj-scrutinze-google-encrypted-dns/

"California Ballot Proposal Would Tighten Data Privacy Rules"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 26th, 2019

https://www.apnews.com/38eeb4338e2d4c6890692df1da48318e

"Google Wins Case as Court Rules ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Is EU-Only"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 25th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/google-wins-case-as-court-rules-right-to-be-forgotten-is-eu-only/

Paywall Article: "The Implications of Digital Collection Takedown Requests on Archival Appraisal"

Posted in Digital Archives and Special Collections, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 24th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10502-019-09322-y

Only Small Changes Made: "Thanks For Helping Us Defend the California Consumer Privacy Act"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 20th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/09/worlds-most-destructive-botnet-returns-with-stolen-passwords-and-email-in-tow/

"Encrypted DNS Could Help Close the Biggest Privacy Gap on the Internet. Why Are Some Groups Fighting Against It?"

Posted in Privacy on September 16th, 2019

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/09/encrypted-dns-could-help-close-biggest-privacy-gap-internet-why-are-some-groups

"Cable Industry Fights Plan to Require Robocall-Detection Technology"

Posted in Privacy on August 28th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/cable-industry-fights-plan-to-require-robocall-detection-technology/

"I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds of Trackers Followed Me."

Posted in Digital Culture, Privacy on August 23rd, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/23/opinion/data-internet-privacy-tracking.html

"I Shared My Phone Number. I Learned I Shouldn’t Have."

Posted in Digital Culture, Privacy on August 19th, 2019

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/15/technology/personaltech/i-shared-my-phone-number-i-learned-i-shouldnt-have.html

"How iOS 13’s ‘Silence Unknown Callers’ Will Stop Phone Spam"

Posted in Digital Culture, Privacy on August 13th, 2019

https://www.howtogeek.com/436048/how-ios-13s-silence-unknown-callers-will-stop-phone-spam/

"Fight to Change California’s Landmark Consumer Privacy Law Fizzles — for Now"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on July 22nd, 2019

https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/Fight-to-change-California-s-landmark-consumer-14111032.php

"My Browser, the Spy: How Extensions Slurped up Browsing Histories from 4M Users"

Posted in Privacy, Security on July 19th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/07/dataspii-inside-the-debacle-that-dished-private-data-from-apple-tesla-blue-origin-and-4m-people/


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