French bar owners arrested for offering free WiFi but not keeping logs

French bar owners arrested for offering free WiFi but not keeping logs

The law No. 2006-64 extends the traditional ISP logging requirements “to all persons who, in respect of an activity primary or secondary professional, offer the public a connection allowing on-line communication via network access, including free of charge.” Violating this crime means that the owner of a small cafe that offers WiFi to patrons could face up to one year in prison and up to a 75,000 euro fine.

Choosing a VPN for the WeChat and TikTok Ban: Paid VPN vs. Free VPN

Choosing a VPN for the WeChat and TikTok Ban: Paid VPN vs. Free VPN

Those that are dealing with the banning of certain apps like WeChat and TikTok from the app store are being directed towards VPN services as a way to have access to app updates again.

The perfect social network

The perfect social network

This is the Peergos list of user-focused requirements for the Perfect Social Network: Sharing media of any size with any number of people, including "the public".Many users would like more control over their data online, especially in social networks – and control comes in different flavours.

We are removing our Johannesburg, South Africa, and Brazil exit gateways

We are removing our Johannesburg, South Africa, and Brazil exit gateways

Private Internet Access is removing servers in Brazil and Johannesburg, South Africa.Private Internet Access is committed to protecting the privacy of our users and our legal team continually works to evaluate the internet logging laws in the countries where we operate servers.

How to stop Apple from listening to your Siri recordings

How to stop Apple from listening to your Siri recordings

On your iPhone or iPad, head to GitHub to download the “Prevent server-side logging of Siri commands.mobileconfig” Swith to the Raw view, tap Allow to download the profile Complete the profile installation in Settings by reviewing it and tapping Install Kaiser is also encouraging users to let Apple know if they want a more transparent option in Setting to turn off server-side Siri response logging.

What Does Big Tech Know About You? Basically Everything

What Does Big Tech Know About You? Basically Everything

The folks at Security Baron examined the privacy policies of Facebook, Google, Apple, Twitter, Amazon, and Microsoft and put together a handy infographic showing the types of data each company admits to collecting.

Reminder: All those “smart” devices are a growing security threat

Reminder: All those “smart” devices are a growing security threat

But those very same devices, many of which have no real security protections, are also becoming part of what are called “botnets,” vast networks of tiny computers vulnerable to hijacking by hackers.