FTC issues first ban ever on a stalkerware company

Activists applaud the ban as a great first step toward protecting survivors

2 Sep 2021 min read

The privacy dilemma

We believe it’s time to rethink and reinvent a new, privacy-first internet advertising model

11 Aug 2021 min read

Apple debuts new "child protection" features; advocates call out possible unintended risks

Apple wants to protect children online. But could there be unintended consequences?

6 Aug 2021 min read

Is storing a digital driver’s license on your phone a good idea?

Moving to an entirely digital wallet makes a lost or stolen phone an even bigger headache

20 Jul 2021 min read

Is Google's FLoC a solution to user privacy concerns?

Although FLoC is designed to provide users with increased privacy, experts are concerned that it will have the opposite effect

12 Jul 2021 min read

Amazon's "Just Walk Out" tech: Should you just walk away?

So-called "Just Walk Out" stores and technology take the collection of shopper data to the next level

23 Jun 2021 min read

How to read a privacy policy

Before handing over your personal information, reading through certain parts of privacy policies is a small — but important — way to take back some of your digital identity

17 Jun 2021 min read

Do online dating profiles delete your data?

What happens when you stop using an online dating site or app? Do online dating services delete your data?

3 Jun 2021 min read

Facebook's new dating service sparks privacy concerns

Before you jump on the Sparked bandwagon, take these privacy concerns into consideration

6 May 2021 min read

Here's what your iRobot knows about you

In addition to learning how to keep your home clean, here's what your smart mop does with your data

4 May 2021 min read

What does your Google Nest thermostat do with your data? 

Here's our full data privacy scan of the popular IoT gadget

27 Apr 2021 min read

I went to Nordstrom and all I got was this lousy tracking device

Here's what privacy-savvy consumers should know about NFC notifications and RFID tags

26 Apr 2021 min read

Are background checks on Tinder actually a good move?

The tech landscape is littered with good intentions that can have serious, long-lasting negative consequences

21 Apr 2021 min read