privacy

Firefox Releases a Beta VPN Addon That You Can Try Out Now!

Despite Firefox being, relatively speaking, quite a small player in the world of internet browsers (with a market share of around 5%) it still has a very strong and loyal ...

September 12, 2019 at 9:41 am by

Adult Company Buys Doxing Website To (Literally) Burn it Down

Doxing, if you are not familiar with the term, is an attempt to find out someone’s true identity who may not wish for certain aspects of it to be publicly known. This is ...

August 31, 2019 at 10:55 am by

Facebook to Pay $5B + $100M for Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook is now facing a $5 billion fine from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in relation to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This fine is in violation of a 2012 FTC ...

July 24, 2019 at 4:07 pm by

Facebook Reportedly Agrees $5bn FTC Privacy Settlement

It’s hardly been a secret that the Facebook social media platform has had more than a few problems in the last few years. Culminating most significantly with the ...

July 13, 2019 at 9:15 am by

Over 1,000 Android Apps Still Gather Data without Permission

With the number of apps that most people have installed on their phones, privacy can be a very pressing matter. Many do, after all, want to know a fair bit about you. This ...

July 9, 2019 at 11:27 am by

Senior Departure At Facebook Fires Shots At Mark Zuckerberg?

Senior Staff Member Issues Strange Resignation Letter Over the last few months, there has been a number of movements within the senior Facebook team with many long-term ...

March 15, 2019 at 1:56 pm by

Facebook Reels After Fresh Data Sharing Revelations

Facebook Faces Fresh Data Share Criticism With 2018 coming to an end in a little under two weeks, it’s pretty fair to say that it’s been a rough year for Facebook. ...

December 19, 2018 at 5:04 pm by

Privacy Activists Launch Kickstarter For Facebook Alternative

Privacy Activists Plan Tracking-Free Facebook Alternative I think it’s a reasonably safe thing to say that Facebook has given us more than one reason in the last year to ...

July 17, 2018 at 3:54 pm by

Walmart Gains Patent To Eavesdrop On Staff And Customers

Walmart Gains Patent To Eavesdrop On Staff And Customers Walmart is the biggest shopping brand in the world. With stores in various countries (sometimes under different names) ...

July 14, 2018 at 2:05 pm by

Steam Modifies Its Privacy Settings Thus Making SteamSpy Obsolete

SteamSpy is a thing of the past. Many Steam users relied on SteamSpy for information regarding potential purchases. As you probably already know, the SteamSpy service allowed ...

April 11, 2018 at 2:19 pm by

Firefox Quantum 58 Launched With Tracking Protection

In case you do not have auto-update turned on, updating to the latest Firefox Quantum version 58 is a good idea. This update introduces a new tracking protection feature. ...

January 24, 2018 at 3:32 pm by

Xbox One Is Getting A “Do Not Disturb” Mode

While playing with friends is nice, once in a while you just want to play in peaceful solitude. If you are that type of player then you’d be glad to hear that the ...

January 11, 2018 at 3:17 pm by

Microsoft Patents Auto ‘Private Browsing’ Mode for Edge

Microsoft has apparently filed a patent for an automatic ‘private browsing’ mode switch for their Edge browsers. The browser which originally came with Windows 10 ...

November 25, 2017 at 10:01 pm by

Germany Bans Smartwatches for Children

Regulators in Germany are banning the sale of smartwatches for children. Telling parents to get rid of existing devices as it poses significant threat to privacy. Smartwatches ...

November 20, 2017 at 3:43 pm by

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

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