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  1. Australia plans law for tech firms to hand over encrypted private data or face millions in fines, jail time for execs

    Australia on Tuesday proposed a new law requiring technology firms…

  2. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  3. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  4. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  5. Fired FBI director James Comey reveals how Apple’s encryption efforts drove him crazy

    Fired FBI director James Comey writes about President Trump while also addressing other aspects of his career…

  6. Facebook’s surveillance machine

    Facebook’s business model involves having people go to the site for social interaction, only to be quietly subjected to an enormous level of surveillance…

  7. Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg AWOL from Facebook’s damage control session

    Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg declined to face his employees on Tuesday to explain…

  8. U.S. FTC reportedly probing Facebook’s abuse of personal data as UK summons Zuckerberg for questioning

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether the use of personal data from 50 million Facebook users…

  9. Yet another Facebook debacle means it’s time for an Apple social network

    The emerging Cambridge Analytica/Facebook affair…

  10. The problem isn’t Cambridge Analytica: It’s Facebook

    Cambridge Analytica garnered headlines across the world on Friday as Facebook formally suspended the company…

  11. It’s past time for you to STOP USING FACEBOOK

    Facebook’s past two years have been all about ethical and technological crises that hurt users most of all…

  12. Delete your Facebook: The only way to win the social game is not to play

    Facebook has been caught allowing the personal data of fifty million users — 50,000,000 — get siphoned off by political data company Cambrige Analytica…

  13. How you access the super creepy data that Facebook has on you

    Don’t be fooled by the ‘bring the world closer together’ motto: if Facebook’s here, it’s only to make money by selling ads…

  14. Amazon’s Alexa is randomly laughing and nobody knows why

    Some Alexa users may feel like they’ve been dropped into a science fiction story about an artificial intelligence gone awry…

  15. Facebook asks users: Should we allow men to ask children for sexual images?

    Facebook whether pedophiles requesting sexual pictures from children should be allowed on its website…

  16. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  17. Study: Facebook is for old people

    Facebook lost 2.8 million users under the age of 25 last year…

  18. Twitter sort of denies allegations of employees reading direct messages

    On Monday, conservative activist and filmmaker James O’Keefe published undercover footage of Twitter engineers…

  19. Mark Zuckerberg is fighting to save Facebook; announces major change to News Feed

    On Thursday, Facebook announced a major change to News Feed, its central feature…

  20. Facebook developing ‘Portal’ gadget which will let it put microphones and cameras in people’s homes

    The oppressive rulers of Oceania used devices called telescreens to closely monitor and repress citizens…

  21. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  22. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  23. Facebook is giving the US government more and more data

    Every year, Facebook gets tens of thousands of requests for data from governments worldwide…

  24. Former Facebook exec: Facebook is ‘destroying how society works’

    The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works…

  25. Google Home Mini spies on everything reviewer said 24/7, transmits recordings to Google’s servers

    It was waking up thousands of times a day, recording, then sending those recordings to Google…

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