Tag: Privacy

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Privacy features Google also hard to understand for own CEO

Privacy features Google also hard to understand for own CEO

Google's privacy controls is so unfathomable that even CEO Sundar Pichai cannot explain it. This was revealed in testimony in a class action lawsuit against the tech giant. A recent witness statement in the long-running class action lawsuit "Rodriguez v. Google" shows that Pichai is unable to ex... Read more

date6 months ago
E-commerce app Node offers high privacy and security

E-commerce app Node offers high privacy and security

The new e-commerce app Node should make online shopping for both merchants and consumers easier and also more secure. This entirely without accounts and/or storing personal data. According to developer I Own My Data (IOMD), Node is the first e-commerce app that strikes a balance between ease of ... Read more

date6 months ago
What is the Google Chrome Privacy Sandbox?

What is the Google Chrome Privacy Sandbox?

Google is opening up the Privacy Sandbox in Chrome to developers. It is an alternative to third-party cookies and is used by advertisers to show personalized advertising. What will change from the cookie principle we know? Privacy Sandbox has been made generally available by Google. Unlike the ... Read more

date7 months ago
Modern cars are proving to be a “privacy nightmare”

Modern cars are proving to be a “privacy nightmare”

Cars are now crammed with sensors, software and silicon chips. Its manufacturers feast on their findings, as research by Mozilla shows. All 25 surveyed manufacturers collect more data than necessary; the vast majority also resell this information. Many industries flout privacy, such as, for exam... Read more

date7 months ago
Belgian governmental website leaked addresses since 2011

Belgian governmental website leaked addresses since 2011

An official website of a Belgian agency leaked the address information of all Belgians. By entering a person's name, date of birth and zip code, the website revealed the person's full address. A 12-year-old website spilt until recently the addresses of all Belgians. The website is held by the B... Read more

date8 months ago
Google starts rollout Privacy Sandbox Topics API in Chrome

Google starts rollout Privacy Sandbox Topics API in Chrome

Google has released Chrome 115, another new version, but in this version the Privacy Sandbox has now become generally available. This includes the Topics API which will soon share general interests of users from within the browser. Topics API should become the replacement for third-party cookies. ... Read more

date9 months ago
European websites do not appear to train Google’s AI models

European websites do not appear to train Google’s AI models

Google is defending itself against criticism of its amended privacy policy. Since July 1, this policy specifies that all information from the web browser can be used in training Google's AI models. At least, that's what the U.S. version of the policy says. Interestingly, the privacy policy outsi... Read more

date9 months ago
WhatsApp will silence spam calls and give more privacy control

WhatsApp will silence spam calls and give more privacy control

WhatsApp will soon add new functionality that will stop calls from unknown numbers from ringing. It will also expand privacy controls. This after the Meta messaging service received many complaints from end users from India. The new functionality should counter the number of spam calls WhatsApp ... Read more

date10 months ago
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