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‘This is weird’: Popular mom creator Maia Knight faces backlash from fans after she stopped showing her kids’ faces online

'I just miss my babies.'

On Dec 26, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Read the fine print before you spit’: Man warns against sending DNA samples to DNA testing companies like Ancestry.com

'Whether or not you like it, your DNA is probably in a database somewhere.'

On Dec 10, 2022 by Melody Heald

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‘Let’s give her the same courtesy she gave David Hogg’: Marjorie Taylor Greene asks for privacy during divorce—internet reminds her of the time she ‘stalked’ Parkland survivor

In a resurfaced video, Greene chases Hogg down the street.

On Sep 30, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Elizabeth Warren demands crisis pregnancy centers explain how they handle sensitive health data

'This information may be used to put women’s health and freedom to choose in jeopardy.'

On Sep 20, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘She was obsessed with you’: Career expert warns about privacy and overly nosy co-workers

'I will flat out lie about my personal life.'

On Aug 27, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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Meta reaches $37.5 Million settlement for illegally using location data to serve ads

The class action lawsuit alleged that Facebook farmed user location data even if users told it not to.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Only one pregnancy tracking app has adequate privacy, security policies, study finds

Mozilla points out 18 health apps that it believes consumers should avoid.

On Aug 17, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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FTC pledges harsh crackdown on illegal exploitation of sensitive health data

The news comes in the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned.

On Jul 12, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Never be nice to them if you don’t feel comfy’: Woman claims her Uber driver texted her repeatedly following her ride, then showed up at her apartment

'He didn’t give me any red flags because he was giving me, like, grandpa vibes.'

On Jun 11, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘How is this allowed?’: Woman claims her neighbor uses his Ring camera to look into her home’s windows

'The only way we’re going to be able to block his view into our house is if we build a bigger fence.'

On Jun 5, 2022 by Dan Latu

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Twitter agrees to $150 million fine for using email addresses to target ads

Twitter mislead users about what it was doing with email addresses.

On May 26, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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EU’s plan to scan phones for child abuse material is even more invasive than Apple’s disastrous idea

'This document is the most terrifying thing I’ve ever seen.'

On May 12, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Domestic surveillance agency’: New report details the harrowing amount of data ICE has on Americans

'ICE surveillance is broader than people realize. It is a dragnet.'

On May 10, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Why do they need it? Where is it going?’: Woman says Amazon required her driver’s license information to buy a pregnancy test (updated)

The prompt is raising privacy concerns.

On May 9, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Mental health apps are terrible for user privacy, Mozilla study finds

Mental health apps don't appear to make user data privacy a priority.

On May 2, 2022 by David Covucci