privacy issues

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    I hope the machines learnt their lesson

    I want voice concern of the level to which online tracking has spiralled out of hand and measures to bring it back to acceptable standards. Views.. my own. and maybe 99% of others as well. Ok, they are the views of at least another two people. Whilst we all can agree that data gathering on...
  2. Solarion

    Users will be blocked from using WhatsApp unless they agree to Facebook privacy changes

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  3. Anthro

    Google publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history

    Google is now publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history As global communities respond to COVID-19, we've heard from public health officials that the same type of aggregated,anonymized insights we use in products such as Google Maps could be helpful as they...
  4. T

    hippo.co.za collecting your data even though I did not continue with the quote proces

    I was on hippo.co.za while I had my devtools open and closed the tab/window a breakpoint got hit. To my surprise I saw that hippo was sending the data on the form to their server even though I did not continue with the quote process. I just opened their website and closed the tab/window. This...
  5. B

    A killer blow to public cloud computing?

    Megaupload and the US Government's Attack on Cloud Computing No doubt governments around the world will see this to be an opportunity to invade your privacy.
  6. D

    Discovery HealthID: kiss your medical history's privacy goodbye

    I would like to draw everyone's attention to the security flaws in the Discovery Health iPad app: there is no security at all. Furthermore, Discovery's servers will automatically trust any iPad that claims to provide "permission" from the client, and tell the iPad user anything they want to know...
  7. jes

    Google+ and your privacy

    Google+ and your privacy I’ve been using Google+ for a few days now and, despite being a “limited field test”, it has a brilliant approach to privacy.
  8. A

    Taken To court under the Telecomunications Act

    Hey All Basically i have a friend who is getting take to court under the telecommunications act. The reason behind this is that this one business owner asked for the to setup up a domain and email account. Being a client of hetzner it was easy for us to apply for the domain and sign him up...
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