EU wants more privacy on web services
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 11:05

EU wants more privacy on web services

Extending secuirty and confidentuality of phone to Skype and WhatsApp

The EU is planning to extend telecom rules covering security and confidentiality of communications to web services such as Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's WhatsApp. However it looks like this could be used to restrict how they use encryption.

EU preparing to slap Google
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Monday, 18 April 2016 11:14

EU preparing to slap Google


Anti-trust

The EU is gearing up for what will be an epic legal battle with the search outfit Google.

Apple in internal battle over privacy
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Monday, 21 March 2016 12:20

Apple in internal battle over privacy


Needs the money


While the fruity cargo cult is publically fighting against the FBI over privacy concerns, it is facing an internal battle using data for advertising.

US not allowed to take EU data
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Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:09

US not allowed to take EU data


Legal ruling puts US tech in a spin

The US technology industry is paying the price for the obsession that its government has on stealing data.

Blackberry Priv is now official
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 27 September 2015 13:58

Blackberry Priv is now official


Android slider by Blackberry.

We've known for months that it's coming. Now we know what it looks like and what it's called. The name tells most of the story of Blackberry Venice Priv.

We don't give a flying duck about your personal data
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Says the Montenegrin Data Protection Agency to its gullible citizens.

This is the latest of a number of deliberations by the European Data Protection Agencies on whether or not their national laws apply to the processing of personal data of their citizens by multibillion, I meant multinational conglomerates. And the Montenegrin DPA says - no!

Caspar Bowden dead
Published in News
Friday, 10 July 2015 09:54

Caspar Bowden dead


Privacy campaigner extraordinary

Caspar Bowden, the bloke who had a key role in defining and defending digital privacy for the last 20 years has died from cancer.

Smart Barbie creeps out privacy experts
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Tuesday, 17 March 2015 13:31

Smart Barbie creeps out privacy experts


Also Ken

The new "smart" Barbie is apparently creeping out privacy experts. 

Apparently makes them safer

Friday, 07 November 2014 11:18

Privacy groups warn about super cookies

Pressure on US phone companies