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Privacy Case against Microsoft Gets Dismissed by Supreme Court

Microsoft has been fighting the Justice Department since 2013. However, it looks like the US Supreme Court has decided to dismiss this very old case. The case focused on ...

April 18, 2018 at 4:33 pm by

Facebook is Buying Data on Your Offline Activity

While most Facebook users are aware that the social network is tracking your interests and activities while using the site – you can even see what Facebook knows about you ...

December 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

TalkTalk Could be Put Out of Business by Compensation Claims

UK ISP TalkTalk could potentially be put out of business by compensation claims following the recent hack that compromised unencrypted user data. While TalkTalk admitted that ...

October 26, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Privacy Concerns by Pretending They Don’t Exist

Since the release of Windows 10 at the end of July this year, there’s been much frenzied concern – some hysterical, some justified – regarding the operating system’s ...

September 30, 2015 at 5:04 pm by

Mozilla Deploys Built-in Firefox Ads

Mozilla has implemented its long-proposed but negatively-received Suggested Tiles feature within Firefox, which effectively inserts Mozilla-approved ads into the browser. ...

September 13, 2015 at 7:43 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

Apple Doesn’t Want to be a ‘Treasure Trove’ of Data For the NSA

Being the biggest tech company in the world isn’t easy. Apple has been under hawk eye vision by both users and the press since the dawn of the iPod. The latest incident ...

September 16, 2014 at 3:34 pm by

International Class Action Privacy Suit Targets Facebook

Activist and law student, Max Schrems, has launched an international class action suit against Facebook Ireland for not being in accordance with European data protection law. ...

August 2, 2014 at 5:11 pm by

Steam User Data Being Sold on Russian Dark Web

Hackers have been targeting all areas of the internet lately. From corporations, to small businesses and even secret service servers are being hacked. Latest reports also ...

May 30, 2014 at 9:52 pm by

Angry Birds Maker Rovio Denies Allowing NSA To Spy On Its Users

Reports from Edward Snowden about alleged NSA spying techniques and ‘how deep the rabbit hole goes’ information have been rolling in since last year. The latest ...

January 28, 2014 at 5:15 pm by


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