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Twitter photo video consent ban

Twitter bans sharing photos and videos of people without their consent

Twitter has announced that it will ban sharing photos and videos of people without their consent, the company posted in a blog. Twitter says that the new policy is in line with its commitment to protecting people’s privacy. The change …

Apple AirTag

Apple allows users to scan for nearby rogue AirTags

Apple will now be allowing its ‘Find My’ feature to scan and report nearby AirTags that might be rogue tags placed for tracking purposes, according to the latest iOS 15.2 beta released for developers on Monday. Apple calls the additional …

Facebook Facial Recognition

Facebook Shutting Down Controversial Face Recognition Program

Facebook is shutting down its controversial face recognition program. The company has vowed to delete over a BILLION templates of people’s faces scanned and uploaded by Facebook users for tagging friends in photos. This decision comes after months of criticism …

Windows 11 privacy concerns

Windows 11 Privacy Issues – What you need to know

Windows 11 has been out for a few weeks now and many Windows 10 users are finally upgrading. Windows is often seen as the most popular desktop operating system in the world, but does Windows 11 have any privacy concerns? …

5 Best Secure Email Providers for Privacy in 2021

5 Best Secure Email Providers for Privacy in 2021

Privacy is a hot topic these days, and secure email providers are one of the best ways to secure your information. We live in an age where we need to be mindful of who we share our data with and …

Windows Privacy

How to improve window 10 and 11 privacy

Microsoft’s Windows 10 & 11 operating systems collect a large amount of data from your PC. They claim to do so to provide you with a better user experience. However, there are ways to limit this data collection and improve …

Internet Cookies

Internet Cookies: Everything you need to know

Cookies are waiting for us everywhere we go, every time we buy something online.  While that scenario sounds wonderful and a little ominous, in principle, most of us are aware that browser cookies are a reality of life in the …

DuckDuckGo - Search Engine Privacy

Which search engine is best for privacy in 2021?

As search engines continue to grow, internet users are becoming increasingly aware of just how much information can be collected in regards to their search queries. Internet privacy has become a genuine concern, and more and more users are looking …

Email hacked breached

How to check if someone is snooping on your email

Do you suspect that someone may be accessing your emails and snooping around through your mail? With email still the most common method of communication, there is a high chance that your email account may get compromised at some point. …

Telegram Signal WhatsApp WeChat Privacy 2021

Best Messaging Apps in 2021 – Privacy and Security

WhatsApp Snapchat Facebook Messenger WeChat Telegram Signal Every person has the right to privacy. Whether it’s the privacy we have at home, in trial rooms at the local fashion store, or while connecting with loved ones and friends online. Physical …

Identify and Disrupt

Identify and Disrupt: How Australian police are hacking into your digital world.

Every day we seem to be edging closer to a 1984 totalitarian-style world. Australia has just taken a giant step towards enabling a totalitarian rule over its citizens. The Australian Parliament passed new legislation that gives the federal police virtually …

Facebook Ireland Data Breach

Ireland launches data protection inquiry into Facebook breach

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened an inquiry over Facebook’s recent data breach. More than 533 million Facebook users shared personal information on a popular hacker forum earlier this month. The DPC confirmed that they were investigating whether any …

German regulator halts WhatsApp data collection

German regulator moves to halt WhatsApp data collection

Germany’s top data protection agency is seeking to take action against Facebook to stop collecting personal data from users of the WhatsApp messaging app. The regulator from Germany’s city of Hamburg is seeking an immediate order over concerns that changes …

Apple IOS 14.5 ATT Privacy

Apple iOS new App Tracking Transparency feature (ATT)

Apple recently launched its new App Tracking Transparency in the latest iOS version 14.5. This new framework enables an app-tracking authorization request to the users and gives them the tracking authorization status. The App Tracking Transparency framework was developed to …

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