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02.11.20
EU backs away from proposed five-year facial recognition ban
02.11.20

EU backs away from proposed five-year facial recognition ban

Instead, it will recommend that member states assess the technology themselves.

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02.07.20
Federal agencies reportedly bought phone location data to track immigrants
02.07.20

Federal agencies reportedly bought phone location data to track immigrants

The government may be using the data to find leads on illegal border crossings.

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02.05.20
Researchers can 'steal' data by tracking a PC monitor's brightness
02.05.20

Researchers can 'steal' data by tracking a PC monitor's brightness

No network connection required.

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02.04.20
Ireland's data privacy watchdog opens probes into Google and Tinder
02.04.20

Ireland's data privacy watchdog opens probes into Google and Tinder

Under GDPR, the companies could face hefty fines.

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02.04.20
Facebook gives parents more control over Messenger Kids chats
02.04.20

Facebook gives parents more control over Messenger Kids chats

Parents can now see how their child is using the app.

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01.30.20
Avast is shutting down its subsidiary that sold user data
01.30.20

Avast is shutting down its subsidiary that sold user data

The annoucement comes just days after a report uncovered Jumpshot's practices.

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01.27.20
Avast packaged detailed user data to be sold for millions of dollars
01.27.20

Avast packaged detailed user data to be sold for millions of dollars

The data doesn't include personal information, but experts fear it could be 'de-anonymized.'

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01.23.20
Major health records company fights federal rules on shareable patient data
01.23.20

Major health records company fights federal rules on shareable patient data

The regulations could make it easier for patients to access their data via apps.

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01.23.20
Tinder is working on a panic button for dangerous situations
01.23.20

Tinder is working on a panic button for dangerous situations

It can send emergency services straight to your location.

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