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Coronavirus: WHO Expert Calls For Mobile Phone Tracking

Time to track? To ensure people follow self isolation, their smartphones need to be tracked, expert at World Health Organisation…

5 days ago

Coronavirus: Has The Government Requested Mobile Location Data?

Contradictory reports state the government has requested location data of citizens to see if they are obeying Coronavirus advice

1 week ago

Coronavirus: Operators Share Location Data With Health Authorities

European mobile operators are sharing location data with health authorities in certain European countries to limit the spread of the…

1 week ago

NSO Asks US Court To Sanction Facebook Over Lawsuit

NSO alleges Facebook failed to follow 'international law', after the Israeli firm failed to show up in US court to…

2 weeks ago

Amazon Ring Logs All Doorbell And App Interactions

Privacy issue emerges as Amazon confirms it logs records of every motion detected by installed Ring doorbells, and interactions with…

3 weeks ago

Met Boss: Facial Recognition Less Concerning Than Knife In Chest

The United Kingdom's most senior police officer Cressida Dick has strongly defended the use of facial recognition by police forces

1 month ago

Mozilla Turns On DoH By Default For US Firefox Users

Mozilla Foundation has turned on its privacy feature called DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) for American users of the Firefox browser

1 month ago

US Bill To Clamp Down On End-To-End Encryption

US lawmakers intend to introduce bill in coming weeks that could clamp down on tech firms offering their users end-to-end…

1 month ago

Julian Assange Could Be ‘Tortured To Death’, Doctors Claim

Doctors pen open letter to The Lancet making astonishing claim about Assange's fate, but spokesman says his health is improving

1 month ago

United States Levels New Charges Against Huawei

US accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets and assisting Iran, as US Commerce Dept extends temporary trading license for 45…

1 month ago