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Chicago Should Reject a Proposal for Private-S…

Chicago Should Reject a Proposal for Private-Sector Face Surveillance:

Chicago Should Reject a Proposal for Private-Sector Face Surveillance

Facebook: turn off SMS 2FA if you don’t want y…

Security, privacy, and more Facebook shenanigans.https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/10/01/facebook-turn-off-sms-2fa-if-you-dont-want-your-number-used-for-ads/

Post-update v69 Signing Into Gmail Without Sig…

Post-update v69 Signing Into Gmail Without Signing Into Google Chrome:

Post-update v69 Signing Into Gmail Without Signing Into Google Chrome

Websites still detect my approximate location …

Was signing up on a site the other day and the location page has auto detection on. With geolocation on it detected my exact location down to the building.​Once I turned geolocation off it stopped detecting my exact location, however the (more generalised) location it detected was pretty close (within 20 miles of me)​Excuse my Noobness but How is the site doing this and how can I stop it ?​ThanksEdit: I should probably add I’ve cleared cookies / tried incognito and same result

Wendy’s faces lawsuit for unlawfully collectin…

Wendy’s faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints:

Wendy’s faces lawsuit for unlawfully collecting employee fingerprints

Australians who won’t unlock their phones coul…

Australians who won’t unlock their phones could face 10 years in jail:

Australians who won’t unlock their phones could face 10 years in jail

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Password breach teaches Reddit that, yes, phon…

Password breach teaches Reddit that, yes, phone-based 2FA is that bad:

Password breach teaches Reddit that, yes, phone-based 2FA is that bad

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Facebook gave more than 60 companies ‘deep acc…

Facebook gave more than 60 companies ‘deep access’ to its users’ data:

Facebook gave more than 60 companies ‘deep access’ to its users’ data

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Talking with citizens about expectations for d…

Talking with citizens about expectations for data sharing and privacy:

Talking with citizens about expectations for data sharing and privacy

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