Tag: Privacy

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Windows 11 expands security and accessibility

Windows 11 expands security and accessibility

Windows 11 users can soon count on a set of new features. New privacy, security and accessibility features will soon be introduced on the operating system. Like many Big Tech companies, Microsoft is explicitly trying to show its privacy efforts. It offers users more control in this area with the... Read more

date11 months ago
UK internet policing plan in face-off with encrypted messengers

UK internet policing plan in face-off with encrypted messengers

The Online Safety Bill gives the regulator, Ofcom, the power to require tech companies to identify child sex abuse material in private messages. However, WhatsApp's boss has said it would rather be blocked in the UK than compromise on privacy, with Signal, its smaller rival, saying the same. The... Read more

date12 months ago
Italian regulator lifts its ban on ChatGPT

Italian regulator lifts its ban on ChatGPT

Italy's privacy authority deems OpenAI's response sufficient to allow it back into the Italian market. Italy's privacy regulator, the Garante dei Dati Personali ("Garante"), has agreed to remove the temporary ban it had imposed on OpenAI's ChatGPT chatbot, the agency has confirmed to Reuters. Th... Read more

date12 months ago
Google touts success in handling “bad actors” in 2022

Google touts success in handling “bad actors” in 2022

The tech giant says it cancelled thousands of developer accounts and blocked over a million apps from reaching Google Play. Google has issued an internal report on how successful the tech giant was in enforcing its new security policies on its Google Play app store. Anu Yamunan and Khawaja Sh... Read more

date12 months ago
New ChromeOS security features include privacy for camera and mic

New ChromeOS security features include privacy for camera and mic

Privacy enhancements aimed at further enticing enterprise customers to use Google's operating system. This week Google unveiled a suite of new cybersecurity features that aim to make the tech giant's OS offering more attractive to business client admins. Featuring among these new offerings is an... Read more

date12 months ago
Overcoming trust hurdles: What is ambient computing?

Overcoming trust hurdles: What is ambient computing?

A setting where AI, smart devices, machine learning, data, and human activity all work together to produce an outcome is referred to as an ambient computing environment. There is no need for direct human command to carry out a task. In contrast to smartphones and watches, which require... Read more

date12 months ago
Meta to centralize user settings across all apps

Meta to centralize user settings across all apps

The Accounts Center will hold all relative user settings across all Meta platforms. This week Facebook parent Meta announced that it’s centralizing various user settings across its apps, including Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. Various account settings will be moved to Meta’s 'Accounts C... Read more

date1 year ago
Irish DPC slammed for allegedly failing to fine Meta enough

Irish DPC slammed for allegedly failing to fine Meta enough

The European Center for Digital Rights (noyb) claims the Irish authorities fined Meta only a fraction of what they should have. Noyb issued a letter to the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) this week sharply criticizing the privacy agency for "letting Meta off the hook". The non-profit is r... Read more

date1 year ago
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