Tag: Data and Privacy

Some iPhone Users Are Refusing to Install iOS 13.7 Due to Irrational Fear of Contact Tracing

Apple recently announced Exposure Notification Express that enables Contact Tracing without needing a separate app. Before this, the Exposure Notification API required an app by public health authorities. The new Exposure Notification Express has arrived on iOS 13.7. The new contact tracing system has caused concerns among some iOS users who are afraid of being […]

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Email Apps Allegedly Scraping users Inbox for Profit, Edison Mail Responds to Allegations

A recent report from Motherboard claimed that email apps are selling inbox data and selling the same to generate money. The list included Edison Mail, Slice, and Cleanfox. Eventually, the data would be used to generate a personalized feed trying to sell your products. Furthermore, the report has mentioned how Edison mails data is particularly […]

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Apple Outlines How It Protects User Data and Privacy in 2019 Security Guide

Apple has released its annual Platform Security guide that describes all the measures the company is taking to achieve “maximum security.” Apple designs security into the core of its platforms. Building on the experience of creating the worldʼs most advanced mobile operating system, Apple has created security architectures that address the unique requirements of mobile, […]

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Safari Ad Prices Tumble as Apple Focusses on Privacy Features

Apple products are known to offer superlative privacy as opposed to others. The company has resisted authorities when it comes to privacy and until now has maintained its stance on certain issues pertaining to privacy. A couple of years back, Apple introduced Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature which blocks websites from tracking users. A new report […]

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Apple Takes a Dig at Google’s Privacy Issues with a Strategically Placed Billboard

Apple is known to take potshots at Google and Facebook when it comes to privacy issues. Apple has been voicing against tech companies facing privacy issues. Even at the recent Stanford Commencement speech, Tim Cook asked tech companies to take responsibility and not dodge from the same. Apple has now taken a dig at Google […]

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Irish Regulators Initiate Third Privacy Probe into Apple’s Privacy Policy

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner has launched a third investigation into Apple’s Privacy Policy. The investigation is examining if Apple has compiled with the new General Data Protection Regulation privacy law. The probe is a result of an access request by a customer. Furthermore, the investigation also examines how Apple processes personal data for advertisement on […]

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Trump Administration Is Exploring Possibility of Outlawing End-to-End Encryption

In yet another blow to privacy, Trump administration is exploring the possibility of banning end-to-end encryption, a privacy measure used on services like Facetime, WhatsApp, and Telegram. The discussion was the focus on a National Security Council meeting between officials of numerous key agencies. Tech companies including Apple, Google, WhatsApp, and Facebook are using end-to-end […]

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Tim Cook Takes a Swipe at Tech Companies during His Stanford Commencement Speech

Tim Cook underlined the importance of privacy and responsibility of tech companies at his commencement speech at Stanford. Addressing the outgoing Stanford batch of 2019, Tim remarked how certain Silicon Valley companies are abusing their positions of power. During his speech, Tim Cook praised technology and the role it plays in “remarking society.” He asked […]

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