privacy

Uber Drivers Can Track You if You Agree

Uber, the car sharing phenomenon that has taken the world by storm; has recently updated its terms and conditions to include a new tracking feature for the drivers. This new ...

May 31, 2015 at 7:55 pm by

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Proclaims Edward Snowden “a Hero”

Steve Wozniak, who co-founder Apple with Steve Jobs, has celebrated NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, calling him a “total hero” who “gave up his own life […] to help ...

May 28, 2015 at 1:58 am by

Mozilla Protests Against France’s New Mass Surveillance Law

In a post on its blog, Mozilla has expressed its deep concern over the French National Assembly’s Projet de Loi Relatif au Renseignement, a new law which legitimises mass ...

May 14, 2015 at 5:58 am by

Does Your Boss Know Where You Are? Or Fired Because You Uninstalled A GPS Tracker?

A woman in California claims that her uninstalling an app has led to her being fired. The reason for uninstalling the app? The 24/7 monitoring of her location using the ...

May 12, 2015 at 12:58 am by

Who’s Listening to Your Communications?

Since the Snowden leaks in mid-2013, governments have been mixed about reviewing and releasing information about their digital monitoring methods. From newspapers accessing ...

May 5, 2015 at 2:58 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

Researchers Say Facebook Tracking Violates European Union Privacy Law

Facebook had a lot of privacy concerns in the past, and it looks like they just keep on coming. Researchers from the Belgium data protection agency have also determined that ...

April 2, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Netflix CEO Wants to Make VPN Use Obsolete

Following Netflix’s launch in Australia, a region that was previously full of Netflix ‘VPN pirates’, company CEO Reed Hastings has said that he aims to make the VPN ...

March 30, 2015 at 3:58 am by

Apple Sharing Siri Voice Data With Third Parties

Apple’s voice recognition personal assistant Siri has been collecting and transmitting user voice data to third-party companies. The news was revealed on reddit by user ...

March 15, 2015 at 10:28 am by

Tim Cook: We Shouldn’t Give Up our Privacy Due to “Scare-Mongering”

Tim Cook was in London yesterday giving an interview to The Telegraph, in which he covered a whole range of topics, including the subject of privacy. Cook has always been a ...

March 1, 2015 at 5:58 am by

Almost 10,000 UK Driving License Details Leaked Online

It looks like the NSA or other government agencies might not be the only ones that have access to your personal details. Everyone with Internet access could have seen your ...

February 28, 2015 at 9:47 am by

Data Sharing between Major Video Game Companies and US Government Coming

In the wake of the recent hacks, President Obama is doing his best to increase data sharing between all major companies and the federal government. He is doing this using the ...

February 15, 2015 at 4:58 pm by

Samsung’s Smart TV T&Cs Look Like They’re Straight Out of ‘1984’

The terms and conditions of Samsung’s Smart TV’s voice control capabilities have caused a bit of an uproar on the web. An image comparing one section of those ...

February 9, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

Reddit Refused 42% of User Data Requests in 2014

  As part of its annual transparency report, released on Thursday, reddit has revealed that it turned down 42% of all official requests for user data in 2014. Granted, ...

January 31, 2015 at 7:58 pm by

Snowden Documents Reveal How GCHQ Tracked iPhones, in 2010

New information is continually being leaked by Edward Snowden and today is no exception. He’s revealed how the British GCHQ managed to track iPhones in 2010, using a ...

January 19, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

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