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QuickPoll: Is data mining by candidates a privacy concern?

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Big data, analytics and mobile apps are enabling smaller political campaigns and advocacy groups to be more effective when it comes to winning over voters and raising money. Is data mining by candidates a privacy concern?...
QuickPoll: Is data mining by candidates a privacy concern?

Highlight Is Like the 'ChatRoulette' of iOS Apps

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I can sort of see the potential of an app like Highlight, but more than that I see the possibility of it being a privacy concern and prospective safety risk to share my location with random strangers....
Highlight Is Like the 'ChatRoulette' of iOS Apps
Verizon adding Carrier IQ-like remote diagnostics tool to various devices

If You Thought Wearing Google Glass Was A Privacy Concern, Just Wait Until We're Eating Computers

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If you think wearing a pair of glasses with a camera and microphone attached to them is a privacy nightmare, you're not going to like the next big thing in medicinal technology. Biotech researchers are working on pills with sensors and wireless transmitters that can send updates to your...
If You Thought Wearing Google Glass Was A Privacy Concern, Just Wait Until We're Eating Computers

Google Admits To Accidentally Collecting Personal Data With Street View Cars

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Talk about shooting yourself in the foot. Google has just admitted in an official blog post that its Street View cars have been “mistakenly collecting samples of payload data from open (i.e. non-password-protected) WiFi networks” since 2006. In other words, as these cars have been driving around, they’ve been collecting...
Google Admits To Accidentally Collecting Personal Data With Street View Cars

After warning from Apple, apps using UDIDs now being rejected

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iOS apps that make use of the device's unique identifier string, the UDID, are beginning to be thinned out from the App Store due to privacy concerns. Apple began rejecting the apps over the weekend, as first noted by TechCrunch, after having warned developers late last year that the...
After warning from Apple, apps using UDIDs now being rejected

QuickPoll: Is data mining by candidates and political groups a serious privacy concern?

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Big data, analytics and mobile apps are enabling smaller political campaigns and advocacy groups to be more effective when it comes to winning over voters and raising money. Is data mining by candidates a privacy concern?...
QuickPoll: Is data mining by candidates and political groups a serious privacy concern?

Google Glass: Orwellian Surveillance with Fluffier Branding

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Recently a Seattle bar has pre-emptively banned Google Glass from its premises, generating mixed reactions online, but also raising questions about whether they will present a privacy concern when used in public spaces. The 5 Point Café made its intentions clear with a post on its Facebook page that stated:...
Google Glass: Orwellian Surveillance with Fluffier Branding

How will the new law on cookies affect internet browsing?

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Websites track visitors' activity, but will legal changes to users' consent make a difference to the Guardian or other sites?Join our Tracking the Trackers project to find out moreWe are being watched. The websites we visit, and the advertisers who promote products on those sites, are tracking our online activity,...
How will the new law on cookies affect internet browsing?

Facebook's Recommendations Bar: A Privacy Concern?

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Does Facebook's new passive sharing feature invade your privacy?...
Facebook's Recommendations Bar: A Privacy Concern?

3 Strikes Plan Re-established In Ireland After Court Decides To Ignore Data Protection Commission Ruling

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A few years back, IFPI sued Irish ISP Eircom for not waving a magic wand and stopping infringement. It was part of the legacy entertainment industry's strategy to try to force ISPs into kicking people offline under a 3 strikes regime, even if they couldn't get a law to that...
3 Strikes Plan Re-established In Ireland After Court Decides To Ignore Data Protection Commission Ruling
MoPub: Without UDIDs mobile ad prices could plummet by 24%

Facebook is scary – serious privacy concern

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I created a brand new account in Facebook, tying it to an email address that was never used in Facebook. The second screen of the registration process (Find Friends) is a filled with a list of people that I have corresponded with from that previously private email address. HOW...
Facebook is scary – serious privacy concern

Microsoft hits Google on Android privacy: name, email, and location given to app developers

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Whenever you install an app on your Android phone from Google Play, the app developers gets your name, email address, and neighborhood. Microsoft thinks that’s an egregious breach of consumer privacy, and a new video it published today...
Microsoft hits Google on Android privacy: name, email, and location given to app developers
Google Glass Team Comments On Facial Recognition Privacy Issues That The Federal Government Wants To Know About (GOOG)
'iSniff GPS' tool reveals locations of iOS users, prompts privacy concerns for Apple's location services

HasOffers sees opportunity in Apple’s UDID blocking

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Image via HasOffers Apple reportedly has begun rejecting new iOS apps that access unique device identifiers, leading to developer concern — and potential upside for ad tracking firms including Seattle’s HasOffers. Over the weekend, TechCrunch reported that Apple had begun bouncing new apps that use the UDID (Unique Device Identifier),...
HasOffers sees opportunity in Apple’s UDID blocking

What Happens When You Deactivate Your Facebook Account

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Facebook is a big part of millions and millions of peoples' lives, but what happens when you pull the plug? Last night I met a man who walked to the edge of the cliff and nearly deactivated his Facebook account. He took a screenshot of what he saw after clicking...
What Happens When You Deactivate Your Facebook Account
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?