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Apple Criticised For App User Tracking Alert

Plan for iOS 14 to give app users the option to decline ad tracking has been criticised (surprise, surprise) by…

1 day ago

Google Hit With Lawsuit For Tracking Internet Use

Class action lawsuit seeks $5 billion from Google, for allegedly tracking people's internet usage via browser's 'private mode'

1 month ago

Facebook Tracking Lawsuit Renewed By US Appeals Court

Federal Appeals Court has approved proposed class action by Facebook users over alleged tracking of their internet activity, even after…

3 months ago

Smartphone Scheme Aims To Track Coronavirus While Protecting Privacy

Boston University proposal would involve tracking randomly generated IDs via short-range broadcasts as means to contain coronavirus infections

3 months ago

Ring Doorbell App Reveals Personal Data, EFF Warns

Privacy threat? Ring app for Android is packed with third-party tracking software, Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned

5 months ago

Apple Fixed Tracking Flaws In Safari, But Google Director Disagrees

Google identified multiple privacy flaws in Apple's Safari browser, which the iPad maker said it has fixed, but a Google…

5 months ago

Most Website Consent Mechanisms ‘Illegal’ Under GDPR

Study finds websites' consent platforms largely fail to comply with data protection rules, and may even incentivise 'illegal configurations'

6 months ago

Reporters Use Leaked Location Data To Track President Trump

New York Times follows Donald Trump's movements in real time as part of exposé into lack of regulation around smartphone…

6 months ago

Google Court Case For Tracking Safari Users Receives Go Ahead

British court rules legal action against Google for tracking Safari users browser history can go ahead

9 months ago

Firefox 69 Blocks Tracking Cookies, Crypto-mining

No more cryptominers or third party tracking cookies, Mozilla promises with new Firefox release

10 months ago