There is no news in this for folks who follow privacy issues here, but it is a nice reminder. Uber triggered an internet kerfuffle when its CEO suggested consumers should find and weaponize data… more
Major auto makers address the question of how to deal with your data. They promise to be good.
Remember, cars are no longer something that gets value for a company up front – now that… more
Elaborating on our previous reblog of reports about Verizon actively tracking their mobile customer web usage habits, we draw your attention today to more mediate reports on this, as ATT is exposed as on the way to doing the same thing.
It used to be only poorly-crafted apps, or maybe ones deployed nefariously, pushed private data to the cloud without your permission. Now this is the default for Apple mobile devices, as users increasingly find to both their surprise and dismay.
It doesn’t take much to ensure all browsing activity can be uniquely tracked to a device – just inject the right headers into the request stream. And that’s just what Verizon is doing.
This interview reveals what is almost routine sorts of news, that commonly used apps – flashlights in this case – give away your world. But it is nevertheless one of the more extreme… more
Sub-prime borrowers who have car loans increasingly face hi-tech consequences if they are late on a payment. Like, the lender clicking on the ‘disable’ feature of… more