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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

Congress so concerned about Apple's iPhone tracking, they're sending letters

Apr 21, 2011
OH HEAVENS! STRONGLY WORDED LETTERS!...
Posted In: apple, franken, privacy, steve jobs

Here's how to see where you've been, according to your iPhone

Apr 20, 2011
This open-source application maps the information that your iPhone is recording about your movements. It doesn't record anything itself, it only...
Posted In: apple, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, privacy, smartphones

ACLU questioning Michigan police officers' use of extraction devices

Apr 20, 2011
Sounds like something out of Total Recall - extraction devices. The devices can download info - text messages, photos, videos, GPS data from most...
Posted In: Crime, Law, privacy

Facebook does something about safety and security, experts yawn

Apr 20, 2011
Facebook rolled out some new features designed to improve security and address the ongoing issue of cyberbullying. Some of this stuff we talked...
Posted In: bullying, Facebook, privacy, security

Facebook and Android are getting attacked

Apr 20, 2011
The security company AVG, which specializes in internet and mobile internet security, says Facebook and Android are seeing an increase in malware...
Posted In: android, Facebook, privacy, security

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