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The GDPR forbids competition in human rights abuses.

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EFF’s interoperability banner graphic, a kind of Rube Goldberg machine integrating pulleys, belts, megaphones, emoticons, lightbulbs, HTML tags, a Creative Commons icon, a radio tower, a padlock, etc.


It’s Apple’s world. We all just have to try and live in it.

Privacy segment of Apple’s WWDC keynote


The old model is dying

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Young woman recording video for social media
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Some of privacy’s thorniest questions

The torso and hands of a zoot-suited con-artist playing a shell game; behind his body is a Matrix-style waterfall of green characters on a black background. The pea in the shell-game is the eye of HAL9000 from 2001. Image: Cryteria (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HAL9000.svg CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en
The torso and hands of a zoot-suited con-artist playing a shell game; behind his body is a Matrix-style waterfall of green characters on a black background. The pea in the shell-game is the eye of HAL9000 from 2001. Image: Cryteria (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HAL9000.svg CC BY: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en


The conventional wisdom is Apple’s limits on third-party tracking will damage Facebook’s ad business. But whether it actually does is far from certain.


iOS 14.5 brings big privacy changes and a lot of questions

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Facebook Data Portability Is a False Promise

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Cash-strapped governments are turning to tech that converts cameras into automated license plate readers to penalize uninsured drivers

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How to opt out of tech that invades your privacy

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Hours after a baby is born, its internet presence begins — no matter what we try to do to stop it

Photo: Isabel Pavia/Getty Images

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