Eavesdropping

01.30.19
New York investigates Apple's Group FaceTime privacy bug
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New York investigates Apple's Group FaceTime privacy bug

It wants to know why Apple took as long as it did to address the issue.

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01.29.19
Apple's Group FaceTime is 'unavailable' after eavesdropping bug appears
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Apple's Group FaceTime is 'unavailable' after eavesdropping bug appears

The bug could let someone hear or see you before you pick up their call.

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06.04.16
Facebook: No, we're not using your phone's mic to eavesdrop
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Facebook: No, we're not using your phone's mic to eavesdrop

The company responded to rumors that it listens in to decide which ads it will show you.

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04.30.16
US surveillance court didn't reject a single spy order last year
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US surveillance court didn't reject a single spy order last year

The FBI and NSA still don't have any trouble getting permission to intercept calls and messages.

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03.19.16
FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts
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FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts

Advertising company Silverpush's back-end tech is allegedly compiling user data gleaned from ultrasonics.

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11.11.15
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
11.11.15

US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)

It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...

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