Privacy

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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06.01.16
Google will add special touches to Nexus phone software
06.01.16

Google will add special touches to Nexus phone software

Sundar Pichai also promises better privacy in Google Home and beyond.

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06.01.16
FBI chiefs want databases exempt from privacy protections
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FBI chiefs want databases exempt from privacy protections

The EFF has sent a letter to the bureau, demanding more time to debate and comment on the proposals.

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05.31.16
Court says police don't need warrants for phone location data
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Court says police don't need warrants for phone location data

An appeals court says your position info is up for grabs if you volunteered it to an app.

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05.27.16
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
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Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth

Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.

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05.23.16
Android will have password-free sign-ins by the end of 2016
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Android will have password-free sign-ins by the end of 2016

Google wants developers to have Project Abacus in their hands within months.

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