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CA’s DMV sells driver data, terminates buyer accounts due to abuse
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CA’s DMV sells driver data, terminates buyer accounts due to abuse

Via Vice A follow-up report to the discovery that DMVs sell drivers’ personal data to buyers has recently found that…
Remove Your Personal Information from Online Data Brokers with BrandYourself
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Remove Your Personal Information from Online Data Brokers with BrandYourself

Did you know that anyone can search your name and quickly find out name, address, past addresses, relatives (names of…
Search Result: You – How your personal info gets shared online
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Search Result: You – How your personal info gets shared online

Have you ever Googled your own name? If you haven’t, do so now – type your full name into DuckDuckGo…
Email apps share your data with major corporations [Motherboard]
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Email apps share your data with major corporations [Motherboard]

Popular email apps such as Edison, Cleanfox, and Slice sell data based on their users’ inboxes to major companies such…
[UPDATED] Antivirus company Avast found to sell user data [Motherboard]
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[UPDATED] Antivirus company Avast found to sell user data [Motherboard]

Update: Days after it was discovered exposed Avast’s subsidiary, Jumpshot, was selling Avast’s browsing data to other companies, the CEO…
Avast, a widely used anti-virus, sells your data [FORBES]
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Avast, a widely used anti-virus, sells your data [FORBES]

Avast, an anti-virus company with over 400M users has also been selling users browsing habits data since at least 2013,…
Should The Government Profit Off Our Private Data?
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Should The Government Profit Off Our Private Data?

We have some thoughts on the matter. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has been making over $50 million in…
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