Private Intel Firm Buys Location Data to Track People to their 'Doorstep'
The data comes from hundreds of ordinary apps installed on peoples’ phones around the world.
Customs and Border Protection Paid $476,000 to a Location Data Firm in New Deal
'It’s just a question of, one, is it ethical, and two, does that open up the information to being released elsewhere?,' a former Venntel worker told Motherboard.
Traditional Owners Block Access to Australia's Most Controversial Coal Mine
A number of native title holders in Queensland's Galilee Basin set up a blockade near the Adani Carmichael coal mine, in an attempt to reclaim the land from the mining giant.
CBP Now Has a Massive Searchable Database for Devices Seized at the Border
The US border agency will be able to sift through data extracted from travelers' laptops and cellphones for up to 75 years.
China Defends Photo of Diplomat Walking on South Pacific Locals, Accuses Australia of Doing the Same
Outrage over the incident is ill-informed, according to people from Kiribati, where the photo was taken.
NSO Group Closes Cyprus Office of Spy Firm
NSO recently closed the Cyprus office of phone network exploitation company Circles and fired a number of staff, according to two former NSO employees.
China is Performing ‘Unauthorised’ COVID Vaccine Trials on Foreign Workers in Papua New Guinea
The revelations come as both Australia and China use "vaccine diplomacy" to extend their influence in the South Pacific.
I Lost My Wife to a Cult
Christian fundamentalists turned Nathan's wife into a haunted stranger. Now he's fighting to protect others from a similar fate.
Old Newspaper Clipping Claims Epstein and Maxwell Partied with Australian Billionaires
It describes the infamous couple at a private party on Sydney Harbour hosted by trucking magnate Lindsay Fox—who now denies the whole thing.
Straight, Middle-Aged Men are Being Charged More to Use Tinder Plus
A recent investigation found that age, sex and location are all factors in how much users are charged.
Koala Habitats that Survived Australia’s Bushfires are Now Being Logged
Experts already believe koala species could face extinction by 2050, due in no small part to deforestation.
Mozilla Corporation to Lay Off 250 Staff
The changes come as the Mozilla Corporation looks to invest in more revenue-generating projects like its recently announced VPN.