online privacy

Social Media

TikTok, the App Super Popular With Kids, Has a Nudes Problem

TikTok is seen as being child-friendly. But a section of the social media platform is dedicated to hunting for nude images from its underage users.
Joseph Cox
12.6.18
privacy

Google Chrome Made a Small UI Tweak, and People Are Freaking Out

A new feature on the latest version of the Chrome browser led some security and privacy experts to think Google is now secretly logging users into Chrome to surreptitiously track their browsing habits.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.24.18
digital privacy

Trump's NAFTA Renegotiations Could Put Canadians' Personal Data At Risk

Canada and the US will soon start working towards a new deal.
Jacob Dubé
8.4.17
cyberstalking

This Guy Phished Over 50 Women Just to Violate Their Privacy

Sometimes, the threat may not be all that technologically sophisticated, but hackers can still grab a wealth of personal information from a victim.
Joseph Cox
5.18.17
The Long Goodbye

The Scammy VPN We Investigated Has Disappeared From the Internet

Thus concludes, perhaps, this bizarre saga.
Nicholas Deleon
4.7.17
What Is Even Happening

I’ve Somehow Become Embroiled In a Byzantine VPN Scam

Does not compute.
Nicholas Deleon
4.6.17
Truth And Consequences

Internet Activists Plot 2018 Electoral Revenge Against Republican Privacy Sellouts

Coming soon to a GOP district near you: Street protests, billboards, and online organizing campaigns.
Sam Gustin
4.6.17
That Escalated Quickly

Phony VPN Services Are Cashing in on America's War on Privacy

Sad.
Nicholas Deleon
4.4.17
Https everywhere

Pornhub And YouPorn Are Adding Support for HTTPS Encryption

Browse like no one's watching.
Joseph Cox
3.30.17
president trump

Trump’s FCC May Let ISPs Sell Your Private Data Without Your Consent

ISPs like Comcast and AT&T want Republicans to roll back FCC “opt-in” data privacy protections.
Sam Gustin
1.31.17
Canada

How to Ask Dating Apps and Fitness Trackers For Your Personal Data (in Canada)

Canada's superior privacy laws are a good reminder of where the US falls short.
Matthew Braga
6.21.16
Apple

Safari Is Now The Only Major Browser That Offers ‘Do Not Track’ on iOS

Chrome just disabled ‘Do Not Track’ after switching to a new iOS API platform.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.29.16
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