GDPR Violation: ScribD acquires PII on 500M users in a deal with LinkedIn

GDPR Violation: ScribD acquires PII on 500M users in a deal with LinkedIn

Why does it keep mentioning LinkedIn. Last but not least, why does it offer to me to opt-out of reselling my personal information?All that personal data on LinkedIn/SlideShare will be transferred to ScribD.Check your LinkedIn resell-your-info settings.

This Game Is Collecting Your Steam Log Ins For “Marketing Purposes,” But Can’t Ensure Data Security

This Game Is Collecting Your Steam Log Ins For “Marketing Purposes,” But Can’t Ensure Data Security

In fact, most of us don’t even know what personal data many Steam games collect which is why even the most invasive EULA agreements slide right by us.However, NETICTECH cannot ensure or warrant the security of any data against any possible loss or unauthorized access.

Brave, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla gather together to talk web privacy... and why we all shouldn't get too much of it

Brave, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla gather together to talk web privacy... and why we all shouldn't get too much of it

Beside a slide that declared "Microsoft loves the Web," Lawrence made the case for the new Edge as a modern browser with some well-designed privacy features, including Microsoft's take on tracking protection, which blocks most trackers in its default setting and can be made more strict, at the potential cost of site compatibility.

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

The documents obtained by Motherboard—which include PredPol contract documents, instructional manuals and slide presentations for using the software, and PredPol contract negotiation emails with government officials—were obtained from the police departments of South Jordan, UT; Mountain View, CA; Atlanta, GA; Haverhill, GA; Palo Alto, CA; Modesto, CA; Merced, CA; Livermore, CA; Tacoma, WA; and the University of California, Berkeley using public records requests.

Facebook moderators reportedly rely on inaccurate, outdated documents to determine forbidden content

Facebook moderators reportedly rely on inaccurate, outdated documents to determine forbidden content

Facebook's thousands of content moderators rely on a series of PowerPoint slides that contain inaccuracies and outdated information to determine what content to allow on the social network, according a report from The New York Times .

Cops Told ‘Don’t Look’ at New iPhones to Avoid Face ID Lock-Out

Cops Told ‘Don’t Look’ at New iPhones to Avoid Face ID Lock-Out

But still, in a set of presentation slides obtained by Motherboard this week, one company specialising in mobile forensics is telling investigators not to even look at phones with Face ID, because they might accidentally trigger this mechanism.

Privacy Badger Now Fights More Sneaky Google Tracking

Privacy Badger Now Fights More Sneaky Google Tracking

This update targets link tracking in three different products: Google web search, Hangouts, and the Docs suite (which includes Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides).