Privacy and elementary OS

Privacy and elementary OS

Some people coming from this world of vacuuming up data ask us: how does elementary know what features to develop, which areas to focus on, how many daily active users we have? Is elementary against responsible, privacy-first collection of useful data?

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”.

“Information Fiduciaries” Must Protect Your Data Privacy

“Information Fiduciaries” Must Protect Your Data Privacy

Accordingly, several law professors have proposed adapting these venerable fiduciary rules to apply to online companies that collect personal data from their customers.

How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’

How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’

Instead, the company handed him a $90 million exit package, paid in installments of about $2 million a month for four years, said two people with knowledge of the terms.

Facebook says hackers accessed highly-details personal data of 15 million users

Facebook says hackers accessed highly-details personal data of 15 million users

Having previously advised that the access tokens stolen by hackers had not been used to infiltrate other apps and services, the social networking giant now says 15 million people have had their names and contact details exposed.

Ad-blocking browser Brave says Google is breaking EU privacy law

Ad-blocking browser Brave says Google is breaking EU privacy law

A copy of the complaint, seen by Reuters, claims that Google and the adtech industry is committing "wide-scale and systemic breaches of the data protection regime" through the way they place personalized ads.

People Who Base Their Self-Worth on Others Are More Likely to Be Facebook Addicts

People Who Base Their Self-Worth on Others Are More Likely to Be Facebook Addicts

“The results indicate that over and above individuals' personality traits and global self-esteem, those with higher levels of social acceptance contingent self-worth show higher levels of Facebook addiction and spend more time using Facebook.”