privacy

  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How GDPR Requirements Affect AI and Data Collection

    GDPR requirements are here and making waves--especially when it comes to artificial intelligence. If you've spent any time online, you've likely received several emails recently from online services outlining how personal data is collected, stored and used. These emails stem from...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Google In Hot Water Over Privacy Of Android Apps For Kids

    A report accusing large numbers of child-centred Android apps of potentially breaking US law? It’s the sort of finding that even a company of Google’s almost unassailable power can’t ignore. The trouble started a week ago when International Computer Science Institute researchers published Won’t...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft finally reveals what data Windows 10 really collects

    Microsoft has been responding to Windows 10 privacy concerns for nearly two years now, and it appears the company has finally got the message and is prepared to act. Starting today, Microsoft is updating its privacy statement and publishing information about the data it collects as part of...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    New Google Accounts Now Opted-In To Ad Tracking Features By Default

    Remember when Google’s default setting was to maximize your privacy? Well, Google doesn’t. The internet’s biggest advertising company has now quietly shifted its baseline privacy behavior, so you’ll want to watch out if you’re creating any new accounts. As ProPublica explains, Google has...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Your Kitchen Appliances Are Watching You, Security Expert Warns

    Your fridge is getting so smart, security-software maker Kaspersky Lab thinks you probably shouldn’t trust it. As makers of household appliances fill their machines with computer chips to make them smarter, consumers and privacy watchdogs should beware the data collected by these objects and...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft sues US government over hush-hush data requests

    2016 is proving to be the year of privacy debates between the tech world and the US government. In the latest clash, Microsoft has sued the US Government over the right to tell its users when federal agencies request access to private data. Reuters reports that Microsoft has opened a suit...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Privacy FAQ: What you want to know about your personal data in the OS

    Nothing gets people nervous like the clammy realization that your personal technology is cheerily transmitting your most intimate data -- from your thoughts and words to your location to your method of touch-typing -- to databases somewhere far away. With the advent of Windows 10 and its...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    New updated sharing and connectivity options offered in Windows 10 Build 10558 setup

    The concerns around Windows 10 and privacy have been voiced regularly across the Internet since the new operating system was released in late July. Recently, we even reviewed the extensive privacy settings that are available in Windows 10 to show you how you can control the level of data that...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Privacy Settings Walk Through (Video)

    The volume around Windows 10 and privacy has been steadily increasing since shortly after the release of Windows 10 in late July. Just yesterday Terry Myerson, the Executive VP for the Windows Devices Group at Microsoft, laid out the companies privacy approach when it comes to Windows 10 plus...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft responds to Windows 10 privacy concerns

    It has been nearly two months since the launch of Windows 10, and Microsoft is finally responding to the growing privacy concerns around the new operating system. In a detailed blog post from Windows chief Terry Myerson, Microsoft details all of the ways Windows 10 collects and uses data...
  11. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    The Windows 10 Tech Preview Is Snooping In On You, Just So You Know

    Perhaps we’re getting too used to big tech companies collecting, using, and often distributing information about us without our permission. Invasions of our privacy have become commonplace, and, for the most part, we tolerate them. We do so, solely, it would seem, because we value the...
  12. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Top 5 Security Risks Quietly Eroding Your Privacy

    Is privacy dead? Security experts Michael Gregg and Kevin Blackman examine the many ways in which apps and services can promote your private information. 1. Some Apps Store Personal Data In Clear Text Gregg, the founder and CEO of Superior Solutions, wants everyone to remember what happened...
  13. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Six Alternative Web Browsers You Should Know About

    Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari and Opera. But there are hundreds of other browsers out there. Most alternative browsers are remade versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer. Chrome...
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