Tag: Privacy

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Google puts more security and privacy features in Android 15

Google puts more security and privacy features in Android 15

The upcoming release of the Android operating system, Android 15, will get a series of improved security and privacy features. These include measures against device theft, protection against fraud or phishing and more privacy for sensitive data and/or apps. Android 15 is getting more security an... Read more

date4 days ago
Apple implements stricter SDK rules for apps starting May 1st

Apple implements stricter SDK rules for apps starting May 1st

Apple is implementing stricter rules for apps in its App Store regarding the SDKs used. This applies specifically to the SDKs used by app developers from other vendors on an Apple-curated list. This is to ensure end-user confidence in these apps. The measure goes into effect May 1st. The tech g... Read more

date21 days ago
Cars are getting smarter, but that’s not necessarily a good thing

Cars are getting smarter, but that’s not necessarily a good thing

Cars are becoming increasingly "connected devices." Self-driving functions, driving range optimization, and maintenance sensors are just the beginning. Faster ARM processors aim to provide cars with performance previously achievable only in data centre servers. On top of that, the development of ne... Read more

date2 months ago
Privacy interest groups file complaint with EU over LinkedIn

Privacy interest groups file complaint with EU over LinkedIn

Digital civil rights organizations recently filed a complaint with the EC against LinkedIn. This business social media platform is allegedly using privacy-sensitive data to display advertisements. According to the complaint to the EC by Bits of Freedom, EDRi, Global Witness and Gesellschaft für... Read more

date3 months ago
Privacy watchdog: ‘ChatGPT in violation of privacy laws’

Privacy watchdog: ‘ChatGPT in violation of privacy laws’

Italy's privacy watchdog sees the tool ChatGPT as in violation of the privacy law. The regulator came to this conclusion after an investigation into the AI tool. Italy's privacy commission opened an investigation into ChatGPT and imposed a ban on the AI tool after indications that the tool viol... Read more

date4 months ago
Five billion people being tracked by Patternz surveillance tool

Five billion people being tracked by Patternz surveillance tool

The commercial surveillance tool Patternz is collecting data from billions of users without permission. This is according to the report "Europe's hidden security crisis" by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL). The report shows that in Europe, companies and governments are using Real-Tim... Read more

date4 months ago
OpenAI’s new Dublin office does not resolve any privacy concerns

OpenAI’s new Dublin office does not resolve any privacy concerns

OpenAI recently opened an office in Dublin. In doing so, it intends to control European data through its new Irish subsidiary OpenAI Ireland Limited. It's a move that has pleased EU regulators before, but doesn't resolve any privacy concerns. With OpenAI Ireland Limited, there's now a European e... Read more

date5 months ago
Nobody wants a subscription on Facebook or Instagram

Nobody wants a subscription on Facebook or Instagram

Update, 10:22 am, 30/11/2023: A new complaint about Meta's subscription formulas increases criticism of the 'pay for privacy' formula. This is a shared complaint by the European Consumer Organization (BEUC) and eighteen of its members. It was submitted to the Consumer Protection Cooperation Network... Read more

date6 months ago
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