Category: Data Privacy

Amazon, Apple and Google smart TVs and voice assistants can tell if you’re CHEATING on your partner ‘by tracking your movements and spying on what you say and how you say it’

Amazon, Apple and Google smart TVs and voice assistants can tell if you’re CHEATING on your partner ‘by tracking your movements and spying on what you say and how you say it’

Victoria Bell | The Daily Mail | Source URL Amazon, Apple and Google voice assistants and smart TVs could find out if a person is cheating on their partner, a data expert has claimed. Smart gadgets, which are used by one in ten people around the UK, can harvest enough […]

Privacy fears as researchers find THOUSANDS of popular Android apps are tracking users’ smartphone activity and sharing it with data brokers

Privacy fears as researchers find THOUSANDS of popular Android apps are tracking users’ smartphone activity and sharing it with data brokers

Annie Palmer | Daily Mail | Source URL Popular Android apps are spying on your smartphone activity and sharing the data with advertisers. Some 17,000 Android apps are believed to be skirting Google‘s rules around what kinds of user activity can be tracked and shared with data brokers, according to […]

Customer loyalty rewards programs used to convince the public to accept 9,000 private license plate readers

Customer loyalty rewards programs used to convince the public to accept 9,000 private license plate readers

Mass Private I | Source URL The die has been cast, whether it is digital drivers licenses, digital license plates, license plate readers or facial recognition cameras. Everyone from private corporations to law enforcement follows the same script; offer Americans customer loyalty rewards programs in exchange for the loss of […]

Nearly every major US cellphone carrier sold precise location data to BOUNTY HUNTERS via a ‘secret phone tracking service’ for years, bombshell report finds

Nearly every major US cellphone carrier sold precise location data to BOUNTY HUNTERS via a ‘secret phone tracking service’ for years, bombshell report finds

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL A shocking new report has found hundreds of bounty hunters had access to highly sensitive user data – and it was sold to them by almost every major U.S. wireless carrier. The practice was first revealed last month and, at the […]