Privacy

07.17.17
Anyone can steal your old Myspace account by guessing your birthday (updated)
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Anyone can steal your old Myspace account by guessing your birthday (updated)

It's a big security oversight, especially in the modern era.

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07.16.17
Facebook rebuffs Pakistan request to link accounts to phone numbers
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Facebook rebuffs Pakistan request to link accounts to phone numbers

It's more concerned with protecting rights than tackling fake users.

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A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
07.14.17
US Customs can search phones but not data stored in the cloud
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US Customs can search phones but not data stored in the cloud

Border officials apparently can't plunder data stored exclusively on remote servers.

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07.12.17
Amazon may give developers your private Alexa transcripts
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Amazon may give developers your private Alexa transcripts

The company needs to balance access for better skills against user privacy.

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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 16, 2017
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06.20.17
ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone
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ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

The free tier isn't as robust as the paid ones, but it's free forever.

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