The Washington Privacy Act: A Bad Privacy Bill Written by Tech Lobbyists
Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are pitching their own, weak privacy bills in order to head off stronger laws that Washingtonians really need.
Off-Facebook Activity is a Welcome but Incomplete Move
Bowing out of Facebook’s data collection just got easier but it’s far from enough. Gennie Gebhart writes.
Twitter “Unintentionally” Used Your Phone Number for Targeted Advertising
Your privacy, their advertising dollars. Twitter is the latest to confess using email and phone security information for lucrative gain.
A Privacy-Focused Facebook? We’ll Believe It When We See It
Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg claims consolidating information will lead to better privacy. Gennie Gebhart has her doubts.
Between You, Me, and Google: Problems With Gmail’s “Confidential Mode”
What’s so confidential about Gmail’s new Confidential Mode? Gennie Gebhart and Cory Doctorow answer: nothing.
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