NY Governor Suggests Creating A Database Of People With Mental Illness

NY Governor Suggests Creating A Database Of People With Mental Illness

“Four elements: an assault weapon ban and high capacity magazines, universal background check, mental health database, Red Flag laws.The assault-weapon ban, the mental health database, and universal background checks have been the law in The Empire State for six years, according to North Country Public Radio.

How Companies Learn Your Secrets

How Companies Learn Your Secrets

Target can buy data about your ethnicity, job history, the magazines you read, if you’ve ever declared bankruptcy or got divorced, the year you bought (or lost) your house, where you went to college, what kinds of topics you talk about online, whether you prefer certain brands of coffee, paper towels, cereal or applesauce, your political leanings, reading habits, charitable giving and the number of cars you own.

AT&T's Xandr launches cross-device ad marketplace

AT&T's Xandr launches cross-device ad marketplace

AT&T’s advertising unit Xandr has finally launched its ad marketplace, called Community. The marketplace will initially include inventory from WarnerMedia’s portfolio of brands including CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, B/R Live, Warner Bros., along with Vice, Hearst Magazines, Newsy and streaming services Philo, Tubi and Xumo.

'Yelp for conservatives' MAGA app leaks users data

'Yelp for conservatives' MAGA app leaks users data

ZDNet has contacted 63red and its founder about Baptise's findings earlier today so the company can take action and update its app to protect users' data.

Tim Cook calls on FTC to let consumers track and delete their personal data

Tim Cook calls on FTC to let consumers track and delete their personal data

Writing in an op-ed for Time magazine , Cook said consumers should have the power to “delete their data on demand, freely, easily and online, once and for all.” In the column Cook inveighed against what he called the “shadow economy” of data brokers: companies that collect and sell personal data generated by digital tracking.

"Everything Is Fake": Ex-Reddit CEO Confirms Internet Traffic Metrics Are Bullshit

"Everything Is Fake": Ex-Reddit CEO Confirms Internet Traffic Metrics Are Bullshit

"It's all true: Everything is fake," tweeted Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao regarding a Wednesday New York Magazine article which reveals that internet traffic metrics from some of the largest tech companies are overstated or fabricated.

The Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping Nightmare Came True

The Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping Nightmare Came True

C’t magazine listened to many of the files and was able “to piece together a detailed picture of the customer concerned and his personal habits.” It found that he used Alexa in various places, has an Echo at home, and has a Fire device on his TV.

2018: The Year Privacy Took Center Stage

2018: The Year Privacy Took Center Stage

There is no doubt that new privacy laws in Europe dominated tech and security magazine headlines – especially in the first half of the year. Many people around the world predicted that privacy would be the top story along with more hacking and data breaches.

Facebook’s New ID Verification System Is Intrusive

Facebook’s New ID Verification System Is Intrusive

Each time we tried to advertise for the magazine, Facebook was automatically blacklisting the post with errors like. Now, Facebook suggests that you should become “verified” in order to create posts with political content.

How Companies Turn Your Data Into Money – PC Magazine – Medium

How Companies Turn Your Data Into Money – PC Magazine – Medium

The collected data has value because of how it’s used in online advertising, specifically targeted advertising: when a company sends an ad your way based on information about you, such as your location, age, and race.