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Tag Archives: Privacy
South Korea’s governmental ruling mandating the installation of an application (created by the government no-less) monitoring Smartphone usage of those 19 and under is not without (major) controversy… even Orwell could not have imagined this!
Posted in Convergence for a Converging World Tagged Android, Application, Apps, LG, Privacy, Samsung, Smartphones Leave a comment
Captain Cook’s (aka Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO) privacy-speech is laudable… although it omitted the simple fact that Cupertino collects mass amounts of data ranging from how consumer’s use their products to allowing third-parties to pitch their goods/services via the firm’s iAd product … Continue reading
Posted in Cupertino's Reign Tagged Apple, Blogski, Data, iPad, iPhone, iWatch, Privacy, Technology Leave a comment
Party-foul PayPal for end-users having to agree to what sounds like essentially being bothered by direct-marketing solicitations via the firm’s upcoming end-user agreement (effective July 1st!)
Posted in Convergence for a Converging World Tagged Blogski, Direct Marketing, PayPal, Privacy, Solicitations, Technology Leave a comment
With the deadline looming, the potential for clause in the ‘Patriot Act’ allowing Telecommunications firms to collect unlimited data on end-users is set to expire… the question is whether or not it will be temporary or permanent?
Posted in Convergence for a Converging World Tagged Blogski, NSA, Patriot Act, Privacy, Technology, Telecommunications Leave a comment
According to the UN, Office of the High Commission for Human Rights, report, encryption is the key to free speech… which in the post-Snowden-era probably does not sync with the NSA’s perspective(s)…
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As privacy concerns continue to be at the fore of the mind’s of countless global citizens, Bit Torrent’s Bleep – a tracking-free, P2P, messaging application could both be a big hit as well as usher in other me-too offerings.
Posted in Convergence for a Converging World Tagged Applications, Apps, Blogski, NSA, P2P, Post-Snowden, Privacy, Snowden, Technology Leave a comment
Just in case anyone was unaware, the DJI Phantom 3 drone now features live-streaming (to YouTube) capabilities!? Orwell, could not write this…
Posted in Convergence for a Converging World Tagged Blogski, Drone, Drones, Live-streaming, Privacy, Technology, YouTube Leave a comment
Google’s purge of 200 bad (i.e., ads / malware, etc.) Chrome-extensions raises at least one question – what took the firm so long to act?
Posted in An Alp View Tagged Browser, Chrome, Google, Malware, Privacy, Security Leave a comment
Does Slack now find itself in the midst of a conflict-of-interest in and as far as the firm’s reported hacking amid raising an additional $160 million in VC?
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In the light of the reported SIM-card hacking by the US and UK-governments, the old maxim rings true: truth is stranger than fiction…
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