And yet, our right to anonymity online remains at risk.But most importantly, there are myriad reasons why anonymity and pseudonymity remain vital tools for free expression and safety.EFF was able to successfully appeal in District Court, however, and Darkspilver’s anonymity remains protected.
The judge ordered disclosure of Darkspilver’s identity to Watch Tower’s lawyer, so the organization could try to shore up its legal claims.An opinion released Monday said, “The record establishes that Darkspilver made fair use of the Watch Tower ad and chart.
Of course, given competing interests and the hyper-connected nature of the Internet, the right to be forgotten is much more complicated than an individual simply requesting that an organization erase their personal data.
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An October hack of medical testing company LifeLabs exposed the sensitive personal information of an estimated 15 million Canadians.The LifeLabs data breach included lab test results and national health card numbers along with personally identifiable information including names, dates of birth, home addresses and email addresses.
The next stable version of the Firefox web browser, Firefox 72, includes a new option to have collected Telemetry data deleted.The next stable version of the Firefox web browser, Firefox 72, includes a new option to have collected Telemetry data deleted.
One of the largest civil liberties groups in the U.S. is suing two Homeland Security agencies for failing to turn over documents it requested as part of a public records request about a controversial cell phone surveillance technology.
The data within the three different PDL indexes also varied slightly, some focusing on scraped LinkedIN information, email addresses and phone numbers, while other indexes provided information on individual social media profiles such as a person’s Facebook, Twitter, and Github URLs. According to their website, the PDL application can be used to search: Over 1.5 Billion unique people, including close to 260 million in the US.
When the idea of a smart wall began gaining traction in 2017, three higher-ups from Palantir — the secretive data tech giant that has long been behind some of the government’s largest surveillance projects — left to co-found Anduril, a company dedicated to creating cutting-edge tech for border security.
If you attended the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show this year with a media badge, it’s possible that some of your sensitive data is now public.The ESA website was likely also accessible from Europe, and it contained info for European members of the press.
Organizations need to make sure users understand the importance of protecting sensitive data and safeguarding company assets, and that they’re aware of how their actions impact the overall security for the whole organization.
Laval police informed the financial-services giant that personal information of more than 2.9 million members has been shared with people outside of the organization. The largest data breach in history occurred in 2013 when three billion Yahoo accounts were hacked.
The second-largest breach so far in 2019 was the loss of personal data from nearly 203 million job applicants that was exposed as a result of a misconfigured database.
In a blog post explanation to users, Riseup defended its cooperation with government agents, sharing that the targets of the warrants were reported to be extortionists, but Walsh notes: …[T]he truth is that didn’t comply because it was taking a high moral stance – on the contrary – it attempted to resist the warrants.
A civil liberties group in Canada is suing three tiers of government over potential privacy issues posed by Sidewalk Labs’s plan to develop a 12-acre smart city in Toronto , which will be approved or denied later this summer.
If organizations like Wikileaks are ultimately destroyed, we run the risk of having stolen data being posted unredacted and to untrustworthy sources, increasing the collateral damage of such information.
You see, following an in-depth investigation, German organization "Stiftung Warentest" has declared the search engine to be the best. With all of that said, provides Google search results without all the tracking -- it's the best of both worlds!
Browsers rely on this list of authorities, which are trusted to verify and issue the certificates that allow for secure browsing, using technologies like TLS and HTTPS.
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Plugins that scrape ads can expose people’s info if misused.” Considering the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal that rocked the company last year, this sounds like a reasonable measure to take, although shutting out nonprofits from the process of holding political ad buyers accountable does not help Facebook’s public image.
I received no less than nine letters from lawyers offering to represent me to oppose the police. We formed 1touch.io to deal with the problem that is on everyone’s mind, which is finding out what is actually happening with their private information.
"In terms of percentages, while 2015 saw 85% of our funding coming from US government sources, 2016 saw the fraction drop to 76%, and in 2017 we're down to 51%," said Roger Dingledine, co-founder of the Tor Project and original developer of the Tor anonymity software.
At times they are sufficient processes done in ways driven more by job security and less by a desire to help the organization grow and succeed. In other cases, they are just the wrong tool and process for the wrong job.
It’s just mentally easier sometimes to use a term you think you understand, than to really dig into what it means and truly understand it. Further, I think the technical people who are responsible for using the term on us, should also bear the responsibility of not confusing us about this thing called “The Cloud.”