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Google Urged to Stop Tracking Location Data Ahead of Roe Reversal

More than 40 Democratic members of Congress called on Google to stop collecting and retaining customer location data that prosecutors could use to...

Proton Is Trying to Become Google—Without Your Data

Since its founding in 2014, ProtonMail has become synonymous with user-friendly encrypted email. Now the company is trying to be synonymous with a...

The Surveillance State Is Primed for Criminalized Abortion

In the three weeks since a draft opinion leaked from the United States Supreme Court promising to roll back the federal constitutional right...

How GDPR Is Failing

The French data regulator has, in some ways, sidestepped the international GDPR process by directly pursuing companies’ use of cookies. Despite common beliefs,...

The NSA Swears It Has ‘No Backdoors’ in Next-Gen Encryption

A group of human rights lawyers and investigators called on the Hague this week to bring what would be the first ever “cyber...

2 Visions Clash Over How to Fight Online Child Abuse in Europe

Encrypted messenger services have been quick to condemn the Commission’s proposal. Julia Weiss, a spokesperson for the Swiss messenger app Threema, says the...

Android 13 Tries to Make Privacy and Security a No-Brainer

Android already limited how much access apps had to the clipboard and notified users when an app grabbed something from it. But Android...

The EU Wants Big Tech to Scan Your Private Chats for Child Abuse

“That being so there is only one logical solution: client-side scanning where the content is examined when it is decrypted on the user's...

Thousands of Popular Websites See What You Type—Before You Hit Submit

When you sign up for a newsletter, make a hotel reservation, or check out online, you probably take for granted that if you...

Data Brokers Track Abortion Clinic Visits for Anyone to Buy

If the war in Ukraine and Russia's still-unfolding atrocities there didn't offer enough fodder for doomscrolling, this week supplied a new dose of...
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