[6:11] – You mentioned the enhanced tracking protection, can you go into that a little bit more and describe exactly what it is protecting Firefox users from?How does an internet user use Firefox Monitor to become more informed about data breaches and what is it exactly that is being monitored?
The Deeper Connect acts as a decentralized private network (DPN), allowing you to circumvent censorship, participate in bandwidth sharing, and mine on a blockchain, all while protecting you against cyberattacks.
We found that over a decade, 101 million arrest records and 45.7 million mugshots will be posted to the internet, at no cost, by police departments and local jails.It’s legal for local governments to post police and court data under public records laws and Constitutional guarantees.
Most of us use web browsers out of habit.That’s generally better than what most mainstream browsers, especially Chrome, do.While some browsers like Safari and Firefox also include tracking prevention, the smaller brands have been focused on even more privacy protections.
Use random hardware addresses for all networks: Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi .Use random hardware addresses for a specific network: Select the Start button, then select Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi > Manage known networks .
Other browsers, including Safari and Firefox, already block third-party trackers, but given that Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, by far, with a market share in the 60-something percent range, the news was widely billed as a big step toward the end of letting companies target ads by tracking people around the internet.
Apple's plan still leaves multiple opportunities for users to remove government-imposed apps, but promoting them during setup will inevitably result in broader distribution of Russia's chosen software.
Google recently declared that it will stop selling targeted ads based on your internet history as provided by third party cookies, and is instead working on a new privacy conscious way for advertisers to target internet users called Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC).
Today we are publishing an open letter calling on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon to publish a privacy notice for their DNS service that commits to deleting the data within 24 hours and to only using the data for providing the service.
 – Without getting too technical, why is quantum computing a threat to encryption and how worried should we be?What are some other resources that you’d suggest for those looking to learn more about quantum computing?
The Economic Security Project is trying to make a point about big tech monopolies by releasing a browser plugin that will block any sites that reach out to IP addresses owned by Google, Facebook, Microsoft, or Amazon.
South Africa first ruled to ban internet mass surveillance in 2019 but the decision was appealed by the Minister of State Security.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
To anyone who cared enough to watch my movements, I looked like an idiot as at forty odd points internal and external to any number of buildings, I took out my Android handset and stared fixedly at it for a couple of minutes before snapping a photograph and moving a dozen or so meters further along.
The revolutionary roots of surveillance capitalism are planted in this unwritten political doctrine of surveillance exceptionalism, bypassing democratic oversight, and essentially granting the new internet companies a license to steal human experience and render it as proprietary data.
Two Oklahoma state representatives have introduced a new bill that may catapult the state to having one of the country’s best online privacy laws.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
A new infographic by 9 to 5 Mac that highlights the difference between the privacy labels of popular messaging apps is making its rounds around the internet.
The search engine also told BleepingComputer that high-profile privacy news, such as the recent concerns regarding data sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook, lead to increased traffic for the search engine.
Russia's legislative body, the State Duma, is considering fines for individuals and companies in the country that use Western-based satellite Internet services.The proposed law seeks to prevent accessing the Internet by means of SpaceX's Starlink service, OneWeb, or other non-Russian satellite constellations under development.
“Right away they started asking about Telegram, which made me worry,” says Durov, explaining that it didn’t take long for his early-morning visitors to get to the point: the FBI wanted to set up some kind of informal backchannel process that would enable Telegram to hand over data on particular users in the event of a terrorist threat; they even came prepared with official-looking documents in hand.
Commit to meaningful transparency of platform algorithms so we know how and what content is being amplified, to whom, and the associated impact.These are actions the platforms can and should commit to today.
A new research paper from the International Monetary Fund identified fintech trends that are coming to our world – including the formal suggestion that in the future, a person’s credit score could be determined by internet history and even the device used to access the internet.Privacy News Online is brought to you by Private Internet Access, the world’s most trusted VPN service.
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Elastos, a decentralized internet platform built with the security of Bitcoin's hashpower, today launched the world's first completely private, decentralized messaging app on its network, Hyper IM.The Hyper team said that the app will soon be available on desktop (like WhatsApp web and Telegram), and that file transfer functions for non-text messages.
The paper highlights that some tech companies (think: ISPs, Facebook, Google, Apple, etc) have enough soft data about customers to potentially determine credit worthiness the same way that banks use hard data such as proven income, employment status, assets, etc.