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Everybody wants to know where you are

May 10, 2011
As the Senate gathers today to hear from Apple and Google about their location data collection practices, the Wall Street Journal explores all the...
Posted In: apple, Google, location, privacy

Sony roundup

May 6, 2011
Sony has been troubled by the two recent hacks that exposed the personal information of many millions of people, including some credit card...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security, Sony

SafeHouse could get you busted

May 6, 2011
The Wall Street Journal announced a new WikiLeaks-type site for sources to upload confidential documents. The site was built internally and...
Posted In: privacy, security, Wall Street Journal, wikileaks

Second Sony hack involves credit card info

May 3, 2011
They should fire whoever is in charge of network security at Sony. Then hire them back so they could fire them again. Because geez. There's been a...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security, Sony

Julian Assange says Facebook is a spy operation

May 3, 2011
The Wikileaks founder/icon gave an interview to Russia Today where he called the social network "the most appalling spy machine that has ever been...
Posted In: Facebook, Julian Assange, privacy, security, wikileaks

Company sells user data to cops; cops use that data to create speed traps

Apr 29, 2011
Amsterdam GPS company Tom Tom sold customer data to a handful of European governments. One of those governments gave data to its police force who...
Posted In: gps, privacy

Your computer is watching you too

Apr 27, 2011
It's not just your phones. Today, the Wall Street Journal reports "Apple gathers information from some Apple Macintosh computers connected to Wi-Fi...
Posted In: apple, Congress, Google, mac, privacy

PlayStation Network: where do we go from here?

Apr 27, 2011
We talked about the "external intrusion" of the PlayStation Network a few days ago after the network has already been down for a while. At the time...
Posted In: hacking, playstation, privacy, security, Sony

iPhone data file has secret zombie powers

Apr 25, 2011
This according to the Wall Street Journal which reports that even when location services are turned off on the iPhone, the phone is still...
Posted In: apple, iPhone, privacy

It's not just Apple tracking your every move through your phone

Apr 22, 2011
It's Google, too. Because of course it is....
Posted In: android, apple, Google, ios, iPad, iPhone, privacy

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