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It shouldn’t be a surprise that Facebook is conducting mass surveillance through its apps

Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had not signed up to the social network, reading their text messages, tracking their locations and accessing photos on their phones, a court case in California alleg...

Here’s How to Find Out How Much Data Apple Has About You

Recent scandals have revealed just how much data is being collected on us by various tech companies. Android users especially had a wakeup call regarding the extent of location tracking and data scraping that was being conducted by Google and Facebook. But ho...

Apple released news it uses Google’s cloud for iCloud

Apple recently updated its website and provides the first acknowledgment that it’s relying on ...

DHS announces program to illegally scan American faces

As TSA agents continue to prove their incompetence in the “War on Terror,” the Department of Hom...

Amazon Alexa and Echo are customer-paid ease-dropping devices

It’s always unintentional and a “bug” in the system when they are caught, but make...

Should Police be able to use facial recognition without your knowledge?

The country’s biggest seller of police body cameras on Thursday convened a corporate board dev...

What Chrome’s incognito mode is actually for, explained by a Google exec

In December 2008, the internet welcomed Google’s Incognito Mode, a privacy option for Chrome, ...

No boundaries: Exfiltration of personal data by session-replay scripts

You may know that most websites have third-party analytics scripts that record which pages you visit...

The big stores that track your every online move

A study by Princeton researchers came to light earlier this month, revealing that more than 400 ...

Facebook Is Tracking You Even If You’re Not on Facebook

Facebook’s problems just keep accumulating, drip by drip—or more like splash by splash. It...