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Meta Fined Record $1.3 Billion Over EU Data Privacy Concerns

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has been slapped with a record-breaking $1.3 billion fine by EU data regulators over the transfer of EU data to the US. Meta Hit With ...

May 22, 2023 at 2:21 pm by

TikTok Fined Nearly £13 Million By UK Over Misuse of Children’s Data.

Britain’s privacy watchdog has hit TikTok with a £12.7 million fine for misusing children’s personal data as well as other data protection violations. TikTok ...

April 5, 2023 at 3:59 pm by

Amazon Faces Lawsuit For Collecting Childrens Data

Amazon may be facing a government lawsuit regarding the collection of data on children with its Alexa-powered smart speakers. Amazon Collecting Childrens Data? In a report by ...

April 2, 2023 at 1:03 pm by

Samsung Asks Customer to Destroy 980 Pro SSD in Bizarre RMA Request!

There are many instances of a tech product being perfectly sound in general but, for reasons unclear, a particular sample just doesn’t work. In these instances, the vast ...

August 25, 2022 at 8:49 am by

A Simple Guide to Online Privacy

Staying safe online is one thing, but what about online privacy too? Surely the two go hand in hand. Well, it’s not always easy to protect yourself these days, short of ...

March 7, 2020 at 11:12 am by

WhatsApp Introduces End-to-End Encryption

In a move applauded by privacy advocates, instant messaging service WhatsApp is introducing end-to-end encryption of user data on Android devices, meaning that any messages ...

November 19, 2014 at 5:10 am by

Everykey: The Wristband That Wants to Replace Your Passwords

With Google Glass and Samsung Gear, the new paradigm of wearable devices is upon us. The latest upstart to step up is Everykey, a wristband that acts as a replacement for your ...

November 11, 2014 at 5:41 am by

Avast: Factory Reset Doesn’t Remove Personal User Data

The assumption that a factory reset erases all the data you’ve put onto an Android device is a fairly common one among most Android users. However, this simply may not ...

July 12, 2014 at 7:45 pm by

U.S Department of Public Health Exposes 1.3 Million Records In Data Breach

A new report suggests that hackers managed to access an American government server for the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) in Montana. The data breach ...

June 26, 2014 at 11:35 am by

Germany and France Looking To Create NSA-Free European Communications Networks

According to the German Chancellor’s weekly podcast she will be working with France to develop a European Communications Network that bypasses any American-based nodes ...

February 16, 2014 at 12:57 pm by

Spain Data Protection Watchdog Fines Google

Looks like Google is in trouble again After six months of legal drama, Google is set to be fined €900,000 Euro or $1.38 million in regards to serious violations of ...

December 24, 2013 at 8:32 am by

American Congress Could Rein In NSA’s Domestic Surveillance

James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, believes that the American Congress could soon amend or even halt the domestic surveillance programs of the NSA according ...

September 13, 2013 at 9:56 am by

Google Faces Fresh New Lawsuit Over Gmail Scanning Saga

The Herald Sun reports that Google is facing another lawsuit because of the way it scans the content of emails received by its Gmail users. Google does this so that it may ...

September 9, 2013 at 9:37 am by

New Legislation Aims To Prohibit NSA Encryption Back Doors

The New York Times reports that a Republican Senator, Rush D Holt, is trying to introduce legislation that would prevent the NSA from installing back doors into encryption. ...

September 8, 2013 at 12:26 pm by

Swedish Politicians Express Concern Over Reports Of Connections With NSA

RT reports that Swedish politicians have come forward to express concerns over public allegations that the Swedish government has been cooperating extensively with the NSA and ...

September 8, 2013 at 11:55 am by

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