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Apple’s Empty Grandstanding About Privacy

“We at Apple believe that privacy is a fundamental human right,” Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, said in a privacy-conference keynote last year in Brussels. “But we also recognize that not everyone sees things as we do.” Cook was making an impassioned ple...

Jeff Bezos Protests the Invasion of His Privacy, as Amazon Builds a Sprawling Surveillance State for Everyone Else

The National Enquirer has engaged in behavior so lowly and unscrupulous that it created a seemingly impossible storyline: the world’s richest billionaire and a notorious labor abuser, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, as a sympathetic victim. On...

Amazon’s Facial Recognition Matched 28 Members Of Congress To Criminal Mugshots

The American Civil Liberties Union tested Amazon’s facial recognition system — and the results...

AP Exclusive: Google Tracks Your Movements, Like It Or Not

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements eve...

What a US Privacy Law should Include

“We believe that privacy is a fundamental human right. No matter what country you live in, tha...

Fight Looms Over National Privacy Law

The tech industry and consumer groups are gearing up for a fight as lawmakers begin considering whet...

Your customer data is being weaponized

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday customer data was being “weaponized with military...

Apple Gives You A TRUST Rating – And It’s Based On Your Phone Call And Email Habits

APPLE is now assigning trust ratings to iPhone users, based on your phone call and email habits. The...

The Government Wants Airlines To Delay Your Flight So They Can Scan Your Face

OMNIPRESENT FACIAL RECOGNITION has become a golden goose for law enforcement agencies around the wo...

As Facial-Recognition Technology Grows, So Does Wariness About Privacy. Use At a School in Seattle Fuels Debate.

RealNetworks is offering schools a new, free security tool: facial-recognition software. But as the ...