Dear Google: We Agree Search Competition Should Be "Only 1 Click Away" – So Why Is It 15+ on Android?

Dear Google: We Agree Search Competition Should Be "Only 1 Click Away" – So Why Is It 15+ on Android?

Dear Google, one of the most repeated lines you’ve used to fend off antitrust inquiries is to say search competition is “only one click away.” The recent House Antitrust Subcommittee report notes that “in an internal presentation about [Microsoft] Internet Explorer’s default search selection, Google recommended that users be given an initial opportunity to select a search engine and that browsers minimize the steps required to change the default search provider.” Finally, something we can agree on!

How to purchase bitcoin 100% anonymously without ID

How to purchase bitcoin 100% anonymously without ID

Save the answer to the security question in the text file with the login and password.Then click “Approve Login!” .Now when you go back to the tab which asked you to check your email, you should see the following screen.

German watchdog launches Amazon third party seller investigation

German watchdog launches Amazon third party seller investigation

“We are currently investigating whether and how Amazon influences how traders set prices on the market-place,” Andreas Mundt, President of the Federal Cartel Office, told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily.Mundt claimed there had been complaints about Amazon blocking certain traders, accusing them of price gouging following the coronavirus outbreak.

Amazon: How Bezos built his data machine

Amazon: How Bezos built his data machine

Once a week they too delved into individuals' behaviour.“We had to make it actionable,” Selinger continues.“So to do that, we would project on the wall this view [of a] single customer and try to understand who she was.Weigend and Selinger moved on, but Amazon continued to hire talent to find innovative ways to turn data into dollars.

Almost Every Website You Visit Records Exactly How Your Mouse Moves

Almost Every Website You Visit Records Exactly How Your Mouse Moves

While a site itself always has access to raw behavior data — and could hypothetically look in on any individual user session — using a service like FullStory brings a third party into the mix.

Google Ads Targeted at Literally One Person Could Be the Future of Doxxing

Google Ads Targeted at Literally One Person Could Be the Future of Doxxing

Every day, thousands of Mexican migrants tell Google about their intent to cross the border into the U.S. Nevertheless, throughout 2019, I ran various experiments, trying to achieve this “one-to-one” ad targeting — the ability to serve just you an ad, and get just your data, disaggregated.

Porn site exposes credit cards, passports and more in major data leak

Porn site exposes credit cards, passports and more in major data leak

According to research conducted by VPNMentor, an adult affiliate website supporting more than 66 million registered members, appears to have left a database containing 20GB of visible data unsecured.This incident goes to underscore both the severity of data breaches and the risks of visiting adult websites.

Pair Locking your iPhone with Configurator 2

Pair Locking your iPhone with Configurator 2

This gave me a chance to re-run the steps required to pair lock the device, a process which prevents law enforcement from using forensics tools against your phone, and the result of which is this blog post.

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That 'Hides In WhatsApp'

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That 'Hides In WhatsApp'

Jaap Arriens/NurPhotoAs many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts, cybersecurity researchers warned Wednesday.

What Companies Would Owe You If You Actually Owned Your Data

What Companies Would Owe You If You Actually Owned Your Data

Visit a website (desktop or mobile): $1 Buy something with a credit card or any other electronic transaction: $5 Click a link from one website to another: $2 Click on an ad on a website: $3 Drive somewhere with your phone: $5 Visit a brick and mortar store: $10 These prices assume that there is a market place where interested parties could bid on data bundles, of which your data is included.

How To Track Phone Calls From Your Google Ad Campaigns

How To Track Phone Calls From Your Google Ad Campaigns

Before you can set up call conversion tracking, you first need to have a website for your business, a business phone line, and a Google Ads account, as well as Google Analytics installed on your site.

In re DoubleClick

In re DoubleClick

2d 497 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)[1] ( "DoubleClick" ), had Internet users initiate proceedings against DoubleClick , alleging that DoubleClick's placement of web cookies on computer hard drives of Internet users who accessed DoubleClick-affiliated web sites constituted violations of three federal laws: The Stored Communications Act , the Wiretap Statute and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act .

Public inbox investigation shows email tracking is rife

Public inbox investigation shows email tracking is rife

Now, a study that makes use of temporary email services – also known as ‘disposable email’, or ‘tempmail’ – has revealed the extent to which this tracking is also taking place in user’s inboxes.“Most people haven’t looked at email tracking because it is so much more difficult to get data to analyze,” said Gang Wang, assistant professor in the department of computer science at Virginia Tech.

Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution For the Web

Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution For the Web

In the illustration above, an existing request to the existing tracking pixel is redirected by search.example on its own server infrastructure to a well-known location in order to signal to the browser that this is in fact a conversion happening.

Moment man is fined £90 for hiding face from police facial recognition cameras

Moment man is fined £90 for hiding face from police facial recognition cameras

The man said he did not want his face to be on camera anywhere (Picture: BBC Click) Protesters say there is no legislation to regulate the use of facial recognition (Picture: BBC Click)In the footage, the man is seen cornered by a group of officers, telling them: ‘If I want to cover my face I will, don’t push me over when I’m walking down the street.

Tammy Bruce: Microsoft wants you to use approved political speech --This is a real threat to our freedom

Tammy Bruce: Microsoft wants you to use approved political speech --This is a real threat to our freedom

If we are to learn from the behavior of the social media platforms, there will inevitably be a point where if you don’t write in the politically correct way, or accept all of “Ideas” recommendation to “help” you with more “inclusive” language, perhaps you could be banned from using the product at all.

How To Start and Use Tails Linux Distribution For Privacy, Security and Anonimity?

How To Start and Use Tails Linux Distribution For Privacy, Security and Anonimity?

In this tutorial, we will learn how to boot or start Tails with different configurations and security metrics. Tails OS is mainly provided in two formats named ISO and USB image. We can set the Keyboard Layout of the Tails by click to the.

Google Adds New Option to 'Auto-Delete' Your Location History and Activity Data

Google Adds New Option to 'Auto-Delete' Your Location History and Activity Data

Google has introduced a new, easier, privacy-focused auto-delete feature for your Google account that will allow you to automatically delete your Location History and Web and App Activity data after a set period of time.

Protections Against Fingerprinting and Cryptocurrency Mining Available in Firefox Nightly and Beta

Protections Against Fingerprinting and Cryptocurrency Mining Available in Firefox Nightly and Beta

We have added a feature to block fingerprinting and cryptomining in Firefox Nightly as an option for users to turn on. In Firefox Nightly 68 and Beta 67, these new protections against fingerprinting and cryptomining are currently disabled by default.

Why You Should Be Worried about Online Ad Tracking (Step-By-Step Guide to Stop It)

Why You Should Be Worried about Online Ad Tracking (Step-By-Step Guide to Stop It)

Open Settings Go to Privacy Select Advertising Toggle the Limit Ad Tracking switch Even if you turn this feature off, Apple can still collect data about you to send ads in the right language and for the right location.

How to See Exactly Who Google Thinks You Are — And Then Turn off Their Tracking

How to See Exactly Who Google Thinks You Are — And Then Turn off Their Tracking

At their core, Google and Facebook are advertising companies — ads contribute more than 80 percent of their revenues. Next backbone of Google in data collection is Chrome, which is the most popular browser in both android and windows.

Microsoft Edge Secret Whitelist Allows Facebook to Autorun Flash

Microsoft Edge Secret Whitelist Allows Facebook to Autorun Flash

Microsoft's Edge web browser comes with a hidden whitelist file designed to allow Facebook to circumvent the built-in click-to-play security policy to autorun Flash content without having to ask for user consent.

Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable — ProPublica

Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable — ProPublica

When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder Sergey Brin said that privacy would be the company’s “number one priority when we contemplate new kinds of advertising products.” And, for nearly a decade, Google did in fact keep DoubleClick’s massive database of web-browsing records separate by default from the names and other personally identifiable information Google has collected from Gmail and its other login accounts.

Hanover residents may be at risk after data breach of online payment system

Hanover residents may be at risk after data breach of online payment system

– Credit card information for Hanover County residents may have been compromised after a data breach of the Hanover County online payment system. County officials say they were recently notified that online payments made between August 1, 2018 and January 9, 2019 through the Click2Gov portal were compromised.

How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data

How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data

Advertisement Deleting your data: Click on the triple-dot icon in the upper-right corner on Pinterest’s home page, and then select “Edit settings.” Scroll down a bit and click on “Deactivate Account” to start the process, which lets you either deactivate your account (giving you the option to come back to it later) or close it permanently.

Yuhong Bao's blog

Yuhong Bao's blog

DoubleClick themselves called its product “Dynamic Advertising Reporting and Targeting” at one point for example. Initially DoubleClick was mostly banner ads, and many users developed so-called banner-blindness from these ads.

Changing Your DNS Settings on Windows 10

Changing Your DNS Settings on Windows 10

It’s really easy to change the DNS server and by doing so, you can enhance the privacy and security (and speed, to some extent) of your device.

How to Update Windows 10

How to Update Windows 10

How to manually check for Windows 10 Updates 1. Windows 10 will automatically download and install updates immediately after checking for updates. Windows 10 will show you a status of the update and what is being downloaded and installed.

You’re not quitting Facebook if you still use Instagram and WhatsApp

You’re not quitting Facebook if you still use Instagram and WhatsApp

Here’s our guide for deleting Facebook but making sure you keep all the photos you’ve added to it over the years. If you want to save anything you’ve sent or received on WhatsApp before you delete, there’s a “Request Account Info” button above the “Delete My Account” button.

How to Disable Geolocation in Browsers

How to Disable Geolocation in Browsers

You want to search for the movie show timings on the local movie website and as soon as you open the site, you see a popup that says it wants to know your location. You can disable the geolocation tracking feature to ensure such websites don’t get to know about your real location.