Apple might have over-egged iPhone X privacy pudding
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Developers will have access to facial data

While the Tame Apple Press praised Apple for promising that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone, now it appears that it might not have been giving a clear picture about how the data would be used.

Spanish watchdog fines Facebook over privacy
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That will cost you 1.2 million

Spain's Data Protection Authority has issued a 1.2 million euro fine against Facebook after it found three cases when the company collected data without informing users, as required by European Union privacy laws.

VPN use is growing like crazy
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One in six use one, so no one can see what they are watching


A new report has revealed that VPN usage in the UK has increased with almost one in six people now using one.

Echo Look puts a mike and a camera in your bedroom
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What could go wrong?

Amazon has announced the Echo Look, the latest gadget in the company's new Echo-powered hardware lineup and will put a microphone and a camera in your bedroom.

FCC will allow ISPs to flog customer’s private data
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Republicans want to sell your private data to spammers

While the rest of the world is cracking down on user data privacy, Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s America is allowing ISPs to flog their customers' personal data to advertisers and anyone who can write a cheque.

EU privacy watchdogs concerned about Windows 10
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Changes to installation process were only a start


European Union data protection watchdogs said they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system despite Vole announcing changes to the installation process.

FBI over-killed in bid to take out kiddie pornographers
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Hacked 8,700 computers in 120 countries with just one warrant


Privacy experts have complained in court that the FBI might have just overstepped itself by hacking 8,700 computers in 120 countries, based on a single warrant.

Apple stores browser history for a year
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We thought it was not doing that

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is refusing to fix a Safari feature which stores an Apple fanboy’s browser history on its iCloud.

Microsoft makes Windows 10 privacy changes
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Changes please the regulators but not everyone

While regulators are happy with Windows 10’s privacy changes, users might be miffed that Vole has not given a complete opt-out feature.

UK saved from snooping by European court
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Irony thy name is Britannia

A top Brexit fan has taken the UK government to the European Court over its snooping laws and won.