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Thanks for posting. The proliferation of this technology is very disturbing and rarely justified. I mean why on earth would you have school children paying for their meals by getting their faces scanned! It can only be an attempt at _...Read More_
Thanks for posting. The proliferation of this technology is very disturbing and rarely justified. I mean why on earth would you have school children paying for their meals by getting their faces scanned! It can only be an attempt at _...Read More_
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>"Australia’s government on Monday released draft legislation that would enable the creation of a binding online-privacy code for tech companies like Facebook."
>"Australia’s government on Monday released draft legislation that would enable the creation of a binding online-privacy code for tech companies like Facebook."
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"Client-side scanning, as the technology is called, should really be treated like wiretapping and regulated accordingly"
"Client-side scanning, as the technology is called, should really be treated like wiretapping and regulated accordingly"
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"Moscow introduced a new facial recognition payment system called Face Pay to 240 metro stations on Friday. The new system is designed to shorten lines and wait times, but could be a vulnerable hacking target and a privacy risk."
"Moscow introduced a new facial recognition payment system called Face Pay to 240 metro stations on Friday. The new system is designed to shorten lines and wait times, but could be a vulnerable hacking target and a privacy risk."
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"Campaigners say Face Pay, launched in over 240 stations, is ‘dangerous step’ in efforts to control population"
"Campaigners say Face Pay, launched in over 240 stations, is ‘dangerous step’ in efforts to control population"
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Cyberspace” was once celebrated as a public, non-tracked space that afforded users freedom of anonymity. How did individual tracking of users come to dominate the web _...Read More_
Cyberspace” was once celebrated as a public, non-tracked space that afforded users freedom of anonymity. How did individual tracking of users come to dominate the web _...Read More_
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"Facebook is dealing with an unusually damaging charge in a hearing: that the most central parts of its business — its product optimization, its content promotion algorithms, and its drive for advertising profits — are actively hurting its _...Read More_
"Facebook is dealing with an unusually damaging charge in a hearing: that the most central parts of its business — its product optimization, its content promotion algorithms, and its drive for advertising profits — are actively hurting its _...Read More_
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>"Millions of people got Covid-19 tests through Walgreens. Their information wasn’t adequately protected."
>"Millions of people got Covid-19 tests through Walgreens. Their information wasn’t adequately protected."
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"Sweeping police powers for online surveillance and hacking raise concerns over privacy and security."
"Sweeping police powers for online surveillance and hacking raise concerns over privacy and security."
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>"As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul."
>"As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul."
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A catastrophic example of the risks of collecting biometric data. This is kind of scary actually. I think a lot of Afghan people have all reason to be concerned that the Taliban have all their personal data. This puts millions of Afghans’ _...Read More_
A catastrophic example of the risks of collecting biometric data. This is kind of scary actually. I think a lot of Afghan people have all reason to be concerned that the Taliban have all their personal data. This puts millions of Afghans’ _...Read More_
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Highly recommend this article about Apple’s plans to address child sexual abuse material (CSAM) by scanning your images prior to encrypting them. Please read the blog post. This is very important, especially if you are holding an iPhone _...Read More_
Highly recommend this article about Apple’s plans to address child sexual abuse material (CSAM) by scanning your images prior to encrypting them. Please read the blog post. This is very important, especially if you are holding an iPhone _...Read More_
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>"WhatsApp assures users that no one can see their messages — but the company has an extensive monitoring operation and _...Read More_
>"WhatsApp assures users that no one can see their messages — but the company has an extensive monitoring operation and _...Read More_
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"Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials and their international _...Read More_
"Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials and their international _...Read More_