Feb 122020
 February 12, 2020  Posted by  Business, Online

Joseph Cox reports: The popular Edison email app, which is in the top 100 productivity apps on the Apple app store, scrapes users’ email inboxes and sells products based off that information to clients in the finance, travel, and e-Commerce sectors. The contents of Edison users’ inboxes are of particular [Read More…]

Feb 072020
 February 7, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

Josh Taylor reports: Law enforcement agencies are being provided with the web browsing histories of people under investigation using mandatory data retention powers, despite the federal government specifically excluding that practice in the legislation, the commonwealth ombudsman has warned. When the Coalition government passed mandatory data retention laws in 2015, [Read More…]