You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

From his bedside, the device was tracking when he was using it and sending the information not just to his doctor, but to the maker of the machine, to the medical supply company that provided it and to his health insurer.

Is Intersection part of Google?

So the CEO of Sidewalk Labs, an Alphabet subsidiary, is also “responsible for overall leadership” of Intersection, a company that InLink UK, whose lead partner is Intersection, describes as a “third party”.

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy

Need medical help? Sorry, not until you sign away your privacy

I dutifully entered my info anyway—immediate physical needs have a way of leapfrogging over data privacy concerns, even for people like me who feel strongly about maintaining control over how their information is collected and used.

Want to pause your St. Paul trash collection? You may have to prove you’ll be away

Want to pause your St. Paul trash collection? You may have to prove you’ll be away

If you get denied for a service hold for not providing their required information, you can appeal to the city by contacting us at 651-266-6101 or garbage@ci.stpaul.mn.us — St Paul Public Works (@stpaulpublicw) “The haulers handle all service holds,” St. Paul Public Works said in a tweet.

Why your online privacy matters

What Is Privacy? Privacy is closing your bedroom curtains when getting ready for bed. Privacy is visiting with your doctor behind closed doors. Mostly because people don’t really understand what digital privacy entails.

Bad Apple: More Mac Apps Have Been Stealing User Data

Bad Apple: More Mac Apps Have Been Stealing User Data

News broke last week that Adware Doctor, an ad-blocker sold in the Mac App Store, quietly stole its users' browser histories and sent them to a server in China. These problems raise serious questions about the security of software downloaded from the Mac App Store.

No. 1 paid utility in Mac App Store steals browser history, sends it to Chinese server

No. 1 paid utility in Mac App Store steals browser history, sends it to Chinese server

Adware Doctor, the number one paid utility in the Mac App Store, is secretly logging the browser history of users, and sending it to a server in China.

The Internet of Things Needs Food Safety-Style Ratings for Privacy and Security

The Internet of Things Needs Food Safety-Style Ratings for Privacy and Security

To that end, Consumer Reports announced last year it would begin working with non-profit privacy research firm Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) and nonprofit software security-testing organization Cyber Independent Testing Lab (CITL) on a new open source standard intended to help make internet-connected hardware safer.