Data Collection

The Netherlands Rules Windows 10 Data Collection Illegal

First, France kicked up a stink about it, and now neighbour Holland is joining in: the Dutch Data Protection Authority rules that Microsoft’s Windows 10 data collection ...

October 15, 2017 at 11:13 pm by

Windows 10 Creators Update Will Feature Better Privacy Controls

When Microsoft launched Windows 10, the company changed the long-standing way their OS functioned and updated. Moving to a software as a service model, Microsoft made Windows ...

April 9, 2017 at 1:13 pm by

Could France Ban Windows 10?

French authorities have issued Microsoft a formal notice to stop collecting data via Windows 10. According to the notice, issued by the Chair of the National Data Protection ...

July 22, 2016 at 7:44 pm by

Microsoft: Windows 10 Core Telemetry Cannot be Disabled

When users first discovered that Windows 10 would be sending back data to Microsoft, many were not surprised. Features like Cortana require data collection and some hoped that ...

November 3, 2015 at 9:00 am by

Facebook Collects All Text Typed Into it, Whether Posted or Not

It’s no secret that Facebook is greedy for your data – it’ll take anything you offer up and sell it on to advertisers – but it has been revealed that the social ...

April 23, 2015 at 6:57 pm by

Leaked NSA Documents Suggest Skype Traffic Surveillance

Leaked documents from the US National Security Agency (NSA), provided by Edward Snowden and published on Sunday by German newspaper Der Spiegel, show that the NSA has full ...

December 30, 2014 at 8:30 pm by

U.S. Justice Department Seeks Appeal On NSA Metadata Programs

We recently brought you the story on a Federal Judge in America stating that the NSA’s metadata programs or put more simply it’s surveillance programs were a vital ...

January 5, 2014 at 8:36 am by

NSA Phone Surveillance Is Legal And Vital?

The American Civil Liberties Union has had their case against the NSA dismissed, with a US district Judge ruling that collection of data from phones is lawful. For those that ...

December 28, 2013 at 7:35 am by

White House Trying To Prevent Ruling On NSA

The White House has acknowledged for the first time that the NSA’s bulk data collection of internet and phone activity was authorized by President Bush after the ...

December 23, 2013 at 9:07 am by

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