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Moveable

Connected Cars Will Run on Your Personal Data

US privacy laws aren’t keeping up.
Tracey Lindeman
6 hours ago
big telecom
big telecom

Reminder: Republicans Also Gave Big Telecom Permission to Sell Your Personal Data This Year

No net neutrality and they can sell all your data without asking. What a year.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.21.17
BABY!
BABY!

The Targets of Mobile Apps: Your Health, Your Ancestors, and Your Baby

Researchers at Yale Privacy Lab analyzed the existence of a hidden economy of trackers packaged into many of the most popular apps in Google Play.
Michael Kwet
Sean O’Brien
12.14.17
privacy
privacy

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Wants the Power to Go After Companies Like Equifax

The OPC wants to do something, but it can't.
Jordan Pearson
9.21.17
DACA
DACA

A Former DACA Recipient Explains All the Data ICE Can Use to Go After Dreamers

"Your income level, everywhere you've lived in the U.S., how you entered the U.S. ... it's more or less everything."
Matthew Gault
9.8.17
Smells Like Security
Smells Like Security

This 'Smell of Data' Device Emits an Aroma When Your Data Is Leaking

A more instinctual approach to data security.
Samantha Cole
9.1.17
data
data

You Can Now Download Information From Every Congressional Session Since 1973

ProPublica’s new bulk data set lets you download an entire legislative session at once.
Louise Matsakis
8.31.17
Maximal Function
Maximal Function

Six Tricks to Get the Most Out of WhatsApp

We compiled the best codes, tricks, and add-ons to help you have a lot more fun with the messaging app.
Richard Diesing
8.22.17
vhs
vhs

How to Save Files From a PC to a VHS Tape

In ancient times, this was a cheap way to store data.
Samantha Cole
8.14.17
Anonymize this
Anonymize this

Your 'Anonymous' Browsing Data Isn't Actually Anonymous

Researchers said it was "trivial" to identify users and view their browsing habits in purchased 'anonymous' browsing data.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.3.17
Tedium
Tedium

Hard Drives Started Out as Massive Machines That Were Rented by the Month

Before hard drives became the main way for us to back up our stuff, they were a key evolution for the business world. They were also huge and costly.
Ernie Smith
7.17.17
Out Of This World
Out Of This World

Citizens of Space ‘Nation’ Asgardia Are Already Violating Earthly Laws

The organization plans to launch a data-filled satellite later this year. Already, some of its 'citizens' are uploading copyrighted files to the satellite's website.
Mark Harris
6.26.17