In a new blogpost on Microsoft’s blog, Alex Weinert – Director of Identity Security – has urged users to stop using SMS and call based multi-factor authentication.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
Which is why using Ghostery’s new ad-free search engine and desktop browser, even in their pre-beta form, feels at once like a throwback to a simpler internet and a glimpse of a future where browsing that puts results ahead of revenue is once again possible.
United States secret service NSA for years abused a cooperation agreement with Denmark to spy on allies in Europe, including the Netherlands, Danish public broadcaster DR reported based on reports from a whistleblower and confirmation from various sources.
Inrupt will let people put their private information in data pods and then release those pods to tech companies only when needed – giving users much more control over their data and privacy than they currently have.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
After that is out of the way (please don’t reboot now because you won’t have the necessary other bits configured, please be patient
The Internet can be a great place for kids to learn, be entertained, and to communicate with others.Kids today have tons of social media options, download music both legally and illegally, publish information about themselves that others can see, enter into online dialogue with strangers, and surf the Internet for the latest information, both good and bad.
China’s strict internet censorship rules have been tightened numerous times in recent years and in the latest crackdown, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has told firms operating mobile browsers that they have until Nov. 9 to conduct a “self examination” and rectify problems.
The bill uses crimes against children as an excuse to subject Internet platforms to new laws that can be created by all 50 states.Those state laws may well follow the set of "best practices" that will be drafted by a federal commission dominated by Attorney General Barr and law enforcement agencies.
Court documents have revealed that internet service providers have been conducting secret traffic analysis on customers to monitor IPTV activity.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
The government of Thailand has ordered Thai internet service providers (ISPs) to block the Telegram encrypted messaging service.According to this leaked document that is marked “Top Secret”, the Thai government has ordered all internet providers to block the @telegram messaging app.
The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has officially banned TikTok for providing access to “immoral and indecent” videos – though it remains to be seen how permanent this ban will be.
Users of pirate IPTV services in the UK and Ireland are most likely being monitored by one or more major ISPs. Secret traffic analysis, provided to the High Court in a recent blocking case involving UEFA, reveals that studies were carried out in connection with Sky which determined many subscribers were accessing pirate IPTV platforms via the ISP.Blocking of regular piracy websites has been a feature of anti-piracy enforcement in Europe for almost 15 years.
That new standard, called Global Privacy Control, lets users set a single setting in their browsers or through browser extensions telling each website that they visit not to sell or share their data.
Protect encryption: Call your House Representative today and tell them to vote “NO” on the EARN IT Act. Around the world, countries use the easily palatable-to-the-public war cries of “anti terrorism” or “protect the children” to launch thinly veiled attacks at encryption technologies and the Internet as a whole.
The legacy VPN network is sunsetting in October and Private Internet Access users will need to update their clients to be able to use the NextGen VPN network.
Every time a government passes a law that affects the Internet, tech companies must ask themselves a critical question: can they still properly provide their services while protecting user privacy under the new rules?
The Social Media Analysis Toolkit (SMAT) — co-created by Mozilla Fellow Emmi Bevensee — provides a free, open, and intuitive way to scrutinize what’s trending on internet platforms.
Today, we at the ICCL [Irish Council for Civil Liberties] submitted evidence to the DPC that show the consequence of failure to enforce the GDPR to stop the vast RTB data breach at the heart of the online advertising industry.
The draft law (text in Russian) “bans the use of encryption protocols allowing for hiding the name (identifier) of a web page or Internet site on the territory of the Russian Federation.” This is supposed to help the Roskomnadzor in their job as Russia’s censor.
The FCC had a call for public comments regarding President Trump’s censor the internet executive order which seeks to strip away key free speech legal protections for websites and usher in a new era of government backed internet censorship.
The Government’s proposed new internet regulator will infringe free speech.The Government published the Online Harms White Paper in April 2019 and intends to put a Bill before Parliament next year.
Fight for the Future has unveiled a new website and campaign to Save Free Speech Online: .The website helps you make a comment on the public record against President Trump’s most recent plan to destroy free speech online.
About five million British kids under 13 years old were allegedly exploited on Youtube, as per the class-action lawsuit filed against the video-sharing platform.McCann claims on the filing that Youtube allegedly breaches the privacy rights and data of their children users in the country.
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.
It’d be like removing Google Chrome because it can be used to access hate speech on the internet.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
Wireless internet is broadcast out of every node in the meshnet, and provides connectivity for other devices in the network that aren't nodes.Commotion Wireless is a meshnet implementation that aims to create community wireless networks from the outset.