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!
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
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!)
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?
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)…
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.
Just in case anyone was unaware, the DJI Phantom 3 drone now features live-streaming (to YouTube) capabilities!? Orwell, could not write this…
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?
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?
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…