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Spotify acquires new company to improve advertising and tracking capabilities
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Spotify acquires new company to improve advertising and tracking capabilities

Via Gizmodo  Spotify recently announced they would acquire Megaphone, a podcast advertising platform that collects huge amounts of data on…
Porn Sites are Tracking You
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Porn Sites are Tracking You

Via SAGE Journal New original research shows how nearly all porn websites track their users in ways that may reveal…
What Is A Tracker Blocker? (AKA: Content Blocker)
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What Is A Tracker Blocker? (AKA: Content Blocker)

When you view a web page or download any content from apps, you’re not always getting back or seeing one…
TikTok secretly collected MAC addresses from Android Devices
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TikTok secretly collected MAC addresses from Android Devices

Via The Wall Street Journal Security researchers have discovered that until late last year, TikTok was secretly collecting MAC addresses…
Google is sued for tracking users browsing in Incognito Mode
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Google is sued for tracking users browsing in Incognito Mode

Via CNET The US District Court for the Northern District of California has filed a lawsuit against Google for violating…
Facebook Buys Giphy – Will It Affect Your Privacy?
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Facebook Buys Giphy – Will It Affect Your Privacy?

If you haven’t heard the news yet, Facebook is buying Giphy for $400M. We don’t have to explain Facebook to…
Facebook will buy Giphy for $400M
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Facebook will buy Giphy for $400M

Via Axios Facebook has announced that it will buy the popular gif-sharing platform, Giphy, for $400M. Facebook plans to integrate…
On Apple/Google Contact Tracing
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On Apple/Google Contact Tracing

Shocking myself and perhaps others, I am supportive of the broad rollout and adoption of the Apple/Google Contact Tracing technology.…
US may use surveillance tools to combat coronavirus
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US may use surveillance tools to combat coronavirus

Via The New York Times In order to better control and measure the spread of coronavirus, the U.S. government is…
PrivacyTheft: Ad Tracking
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PrivacyTheft: Ad Tracking

Ad tracking is the process of collecting data in order to profile and/or target users with marketing materials, informational persuasion,…
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