How license plate scanners challenge our data privacy

There's a massive amount of data in private hands and without sufficient controls by the government.

25 May 2022 min read

Google announces new security and privacy improvements at Google I/O

It's encouraging that Google is recognizing that users care about privacy. However, user data is still ultimately a product being sold to advertisers.

16 May 2022 min read

Self-help apps violate your privacy, sell your information

Mental health and self-help apps know your deepest secrets. In a growing string of cases, they’re selling your information and ignoring your right to privacy.

2 May 2022 min read

More transparency from developers is coming to the Google Play Store

It’s still wise to stay vigilant when you are downloading new apps from the Google Play Store.

2 May 2022 min read

The latest changes to US state data privacy laws

The latest legislation provides consumers with the right to access and delete some of their personal data and opt out of data collection under certain circumstances.

25 Apr 2022 min read

A 2022 update on data privacy legislation

It's clear that privacy regulations will continue to be somewhat of a patchwork quilt.

23 Feb 2022 min read

The rise of the privacy industry

Gaining insight into how industries are investing into privacy using data from the Diffbot Knowledge Graph

9 Feb 2022 min read

What's the deal with Google Topics?

At first glance, this initiative seems like a win for privacy advocates. But how will things pan out over time?

1 Feb 2022 min read

Privacy policies are hard to read

Taking a look at some of the best and worst privacy policies in terms of overall readability

26 Jan 2022 min read

Dare to dream: A new way to advertise online

It will take time and determination to force change in data collection practices — nevertheless, it's an issue worth fighting for

24 Jan 2022 min read

Discussing NSA leaks and recent state activities with Edward Snowden

Observing the changes that have taken place in the privacy landscape and how they affect today’s society

10 Jan 2022 min read

How does your location affect your online privacy?

Each country and region has its own notion of online privacy and approach to structuring a privacy policy

5 Jan 2022 min read

Has the surveillance technology industry found another powerful ally?

Surveillance and spying is not only taking place against enemies of the respective governments, but on citizens as well

9 Dec 2021 min read