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Plex changes its new privacy policy after backlash, clarified it’s not trying to see what’s in your library

Popular media player software maker Plex has had a rough weekend. The company alerted users via email on Friday about an updated privacy policy due to go into effect in September. 951 more words

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Uber's Settlement With FTC Emphasizes Companies' Need for Cyber Risk Management Programs

The FTC and Uber have settled the enforcement action the FTC brought against the company. This action stems from Uber’s data breach of more than 100,000 individuals’ PII despite its promises that their data was “securely stored within our databases.” The FTC found this promise was misleading when compared with the actions the company was really taking. 807 more words

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Choc Chip 'Cookies'

One of my high school teachers, Mrs Seawood, once gave us a talk about being internet-cautious. She told us her sister had just become pregnant and she had discussed this with Mrs Seawood through… 513 more words

Concerns ignored as Home Office pushes ahead with facial recognition

Sure, automatic facial recognition (AFR) has its problems.

Those problems don’t seem to be troubling the UK government, though. As The Register reports, the Home Office is rushing full-speed ahead with the controversial, inaccurate, largely unregulated technology, having issued a call for bids on a… 1,115 more words

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Senate passes controversial cybersecurity bill Cisa 74 to 21

Senate referendums in favor of legislation reviewers including Edward Snowden reply will allow the government to collect sensitive personal data unchecked

The US Senate overwhelmingly delivered a contentious cybersecurity invoice pundits remark will allow the government to collect sensitive personal data unchecked, over the dissents of political liberty groups and many of the biggest refers in the tech sector. 1,144 more words

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“Oh wait, let me just Snapchat this first…”

This is a line I am slightly embarrassed to admit that I say far more often then I should. 494 more words

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Social Circle

No, I’m not talking about how many friends you have, or tips on how to gain more friends. I want to talk about that invisible circle we create, regardless of our awareness about it, that have the power to label someone we know as ‘friend’, ‘acquaintance’, ‘stranger’, and many other. 807 more words