Meta faces class action over iPhone App Tracking Transparency workaround

Meta hit with 2 class-action lawsuits claiming it is circumventing Apple’s privacy protections

The social media giant is being accused of skirting iPhone users tracking permissions.

On Sep 22, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Gettr, a so-called alternative to big tech, uses Google and Facebook trackers and has serious security flaws, investigation finds

The researchers say Gettr's claims about privacy and security are 'disingenuous.'

On Jan 11, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Viral TikTok shows person tracking down stolen inflatable Christmas decorations using Apple AirTags

'First mistake was calling the police. Just pull up and get your belongings.'

On Dec 15, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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MoviePass has been secretly tracking your location (updated)

The CEO boasted about the app's location monitoring at a recent forum.

On Mar 6, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

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Mozilla’s Firefox Focus wants to alleviate your mobile privacy concerns

Do you wish your mobile iOS browser was faster and tracked you less? Mozilla has you covered.

On Nov 17, 2016 by John-Michael Bond

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This health tracker isn’t a wearable—it’s a swallowable

It's easier than swallowing your Fitbit.

On Nov 20, 2015 by AJ Dellinger

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Will this FitBit for your penis kill your sex life?

We all track our sex lives. But do we really need a vibrating penis ring to tell us how we're doing in bed?

On Jun 10, 2015 by EJ Dickson

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New research suggests that hackers can track subway riders through their phones

There are a few ways to protect yourself.

On May 25, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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A mystery pilot used a private plane to draw a penis over Florida

We tried really hard to cram a cockpit joke in this headline.

On Mar 13, 2015 by Audra Schroeder

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Apple patent reveals system for tracking phones when they’re off

Tracking an iPhone even if it's been turned off? Yeah, there's an app for that.

On Feb 23, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Here’s how you can get rid of Lenovo’s Superfish adware

Just how you wanted to spend your day.

On Feb 19, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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AT&T will give you cheap, fast Internet—if you let it track your browser history

As expected, AT&T is trying to screw you over.

On Feb 17, 2015 by Eric Geller

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The newspaper typo that pushed NORAD to track Santa

It started as a complete accident.

On Dec 24, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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It’s time for a real debate on reader privacy

News sites need to open up about their privacy policies and data usage habits.

On Sep 26, 2014 by Josh Stearns

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Robin wants to help offices track employees to improve collaboration

So much for the lunch break honor system. 

On Jul 5, 2014 by Elizabeth Robinson