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Nearly Half of the Most Popular Websites Use the Same Software to Track You Around the Internet

Third-party tracking software is increasingly controlled by only a handful of companies.
Louise Matsakis
7.10.17
right to privacy
right to privacy

Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy

A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.
Sarah Hewitt
6.5.17
Do Not Track Me
Do Not Track Me

Visiting Random Sites to Confuse Trackers Won’t Protect Your Privacy

Obfuscation won’t likely stop marketers from figuring out your browsing habits.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.3.17
iSpy
iSpy

I Tracked Myself With $170 Smartphone Spyware that Anyone Can Buy

For a relatively small fee, you can snoop on someone’s messages, call logs, photos, and location from across the planet.
Joseph Cox
2.22.17
News
News

This Popular Anime Selfies App Is ‘Crapware’ That Collects Private Data

Meitu says it’s using the data to improve performance, but security experts have raised some red flags.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.20.17
SURVEILLANCE
SURVEILLANCE

Soon WiFi Will Be Able To Tell Not Just Where You Are, But If You're Breathing

New experiments demonstrate indoor WiFi positioning down to a single centimeter.
Michael Byrne
1.8.17
microsoft
microsoft

Scientists Teamed Up With Microsoft to Make Wolverine-Luring Skunk Bombs

Wolverines may be critically threatened in the American Northwest.
Niki Wilson
12.25.16
Canada
Canada

Tracking Grizzly Bears With a Smartphone App in Northern Alberta

Grizz Tracker is helping scientists collect data on Alberta’s grizzly bears.
Trina Moyles
11.23.16
News
News

Here's a Picture of a Phone-Tracking Device That We've Never Seen in the Wild

The leaked picture confirms that cops and feds hide these powerful surveillance devices inside police cars.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.22.16
Instagram
Instagram

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media

Little-known company Geofeedia bragged about tracking the Ferguson protests.
Joseph Cox
10.11.16
Smartphone
Smartphone

How Your Smartphone Light Sensor Could Help Websites Track You

A researcher details the theoretical privacy risks created by your smartphone light sensor.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.31.16
iPhone
iPhone

This iPhone App Blocks Behavior-Tracking Ads and Evades Blocker-Blockers

The age of the ad-blocker-blocker-blocker is here.
Janus Kopfstein
6.4.16