Data collection

04.19.19
Sidewalk Labs' street signs alert people to data collection in use
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Sidewalk Labs' street signs alert people to data collection in use

The icons let people know what data and information is being collected around them.

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02.22.19
Multiple iOS apps are reportedly sharing sensitive data with Facebook (updated)
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Multiple iOS apps are reportedly sharing sensitive data with Facebook (updated)

An ovulation app tells Facebook when users have their period, according to the WSJ.

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02.22.19
Facebook shuts down Onavo VPN app following privacy scandal
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Facebook shuts down Onavo VPN app following privacy scandal

The program is being shut down completely, months after the iOS version first went offline.

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03.12.15
UK report says GCHQ spying wasn't illegal, but lacked transparency
03.12.15

UK report says GCHQ spying wasn't illegal, but lacked transparency

UK data surveillance programs, including the bulk collection of data from ISPs, have been declared...

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05.19.14
The NSA is recording all cellphone calls in the Bahamas
05.19.14

The NSA is recording all cellphone calls in the Bahamas

You might want to be careful of what you say over the phone the next time you visit the Bahamas. A...

By N. Lee,   05.19.14
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03.18.14
The NSA can reportedly collect 100 percent of an unnamed country's phone calls
03.18.14

The NSA can reportedly collect 100 percent of an unnamed country's phone calls

The NSA is capable of recording 100 percent of a country's telephone calls, according to sources w...

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03.03.14
UK patients' data uploaded to Google servers, serious privacy concerns ensue (update)
03.03.14

UK patients' data uploaded to Google servers, serious privacy concerns ensue (update)

The National Health Service (NHS) of England has come under fire lately amid plans to share patien...

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01.31.14
Canadian spy agency used airport WiFi to track travelers
01.31.14

Canadian spy agency used airport WiFi to track travelers

Questionable data collection isn't just for the US and Britain -- according to CBC News, Canada's...

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12.06.13
NSA cites executive order to defend its collection of cellphone location data
12.06.13

NSA cites executive order to defend its collection of cellphone location data

The 5 billion cellphone location records the NSA's reportedly collecting daily? Don't expect an ap...

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