Nov 242017
 

Yael Grauer reports: Researchers at Yale Privacy Lab and French nonprofit Exodus Privacy have documented the proliferation of tracking software on smartphones, finding that weather, flashlight, rideshare, and dating apps, among others, are infested with dozens of different types of trackers collecting vast amounts of information to better target advertising. [Read More…]

Nov 242017
 

From EPIC.org: EPIC filed an amicus with a federal appeals court urging the court to reject a proposed class action settlement in a consumer privacy case. The case involved Google tracking internet users in violation of the users’ privacy settings. EPIC said the settlement resulted in no change in business [Read More…]

Nov 232017
 
 November 23, 2017  Announcements 1 Response »

To those celebrating today: Happy Thanksgiving, and may your day be a great one with family and friends. One of the things I’m always thankful for is the help of Joe Cadillic, who does yeoman service keeping us all aware of news stories or developments we might otherwise miss. News [Read More…]