Data privacy is a collective concern says Ania Calderon from the Open Data Charter

Data privacy is a collective concern says Ania Calderon from the Open Data Charter

Once that clear purpose is defined, it’s helpful to think about how information can be governed in a way that balances both the benefits and the risks.

Formal GDPR complaint against Google’s internal data free-for-all

Formal GDPR complaint against Google’s internal data free-for-all

But Brave’s new evidence reveals that Google reuses our personal data between its businesses and products in bewildering ways that infringe the purpose limitation principle.The result is an internal data free-for-all that infringes the GDPR’s purpose limitation principle.

Time to (re-)evaluate your cookie and consent management platform

Time to (re-)evaluate your cookie and consent management platform

Likewise, some current implementations don’t even have an opt-out option, it’s “opt-in” or nothing, which leads to another consideration right now: Make clear you’re collecting the cookies (or any personal data) for a specific purpose .

Over 230 UK Police Disciplined for Computer Misuse

Over 230 UK Police Disciplined for Computer Misuse

Hundreds of UK police officers have been disciplined over the past two financial years for misusing computer systems, a new Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed.

Snubbed by Google, Huawei is trying out a Russian operating system instead of Android

Snubbed by Google, Huawei is trying out a Russian operating system instead of Android

For the purpose, it will use 3,60,000 tablets which run on the Russian operating system---Aurora.The smartphone maker kickstarted a pilot programme where it will use a Russian operating system to replace Android.

GitHub - tg12/slow_the_bots: Slow the bot's by spoofing what they are looking for!

GitHub - tg12/slow_the_bots: Slow the bot's by spoofing what they are looking for!

Slow the bot's by spoofing what they are looking for! This is a honeypot project. Are you sick of this in your log files? Install Ubuntu and Apache, (Default log directory /var/www/html/). */5 * * * * python3 /path/to/slow_the_ >/dev/null 2>&1.

Digital Privacy Is a Class Issue

Digital Privacy Is a Class Issue

There is no sense that people should have a say in what government is permitted to know about them, or in what kinds of data can be used to make decisions about public programs.

How the U.K. Won’t Keep Porn Away From Teens

How the U.K. Won’t Keep Porn Away From Teens

The British government has touted its mandatory age check as a “world-first” that will help make Britain the “safest place in the world to be online,” particularly for children.

Clickbox

Clickbox

Source code | License | Issues | Chrome plugin This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

FakeApp discovered on Google Play Store which increases download count and rating of other applications.

FakeApp discovered on Google Play Store which increases download count and rating of other applications.

These applications prompt users to download and rate 5 star to sponsor apps in order to unlock this application. After installation of other application and rating, the user will be able to use the PDF reader after 24 hours.

“Human Trafficking” Bill Allows More Government Spying on Americans

“Human Trafficking” Bill Allows More Government Spying on Americans

“H.R. 6729 [the Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018] is a disguised effort to expand the Patriot Act,” U.S. Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said on Saturday, asserting that the bill is really intended to “conceal the bill’s true purpose: to give the government more power to unconstitutionally spy on law-abiding Americans without a warrant.”

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts

In a letter to senators, a top Google official said the company allows app developers to scan Gmail accounts, even though Google itself stopped the practice for the purpose of ad targeting last year.

Opinion | Australia Wants to Take Government Surveillance to the Next Level

Opinion | Australia Wants to Take Government Surveillance to the Next Level

That’s why the main intelligence agencies of the Anglophone world are now hoping that Australia will lead the charge in developing ways to get decrypt information at will, and to tap into data that was previously kept secret.