Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes
Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
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I Was One of the Most Famous People Online in 1998—Then I Disappeared
Know as "anacam," seven million people a day watched me livestream my life around the clock. Looking back now, I have a new understanding of why I did it.
Facebook pays teenagers $20 a month to monitor what they do online
In exchange for a $20 gift card, volunteers between 13 and 35 gave Facebook root access to their phone.
Hackers Make a Fake Hand to Beat Vein Authentication
Security researchers disclosed new work at the Chaos Communication Congress showing how hackers can bypass vein based authentication.
Question of the Day: What's the Worst Thing We'd Find in Your Facebook Messages?
"Probably the naughty messages from university time."
We Should Replace Facebook With Personal Websites
Personal websites and email can replace most of what people like about Facebook—namely the urge to post about their lives online.
Facebook let companies read and delete your private messages
“If the allegations are true, Facebook may face a colossal volume of individual and collective lawsuits."
Encrypted Messaging App Signal Won’t Comply With Australia’s New Backdoor Bill
Signal joins Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants who have already condemned and protested the bill.
Delete All Your Apps
It's not just Facebook: Android and iOS’s App Stores have incentivized an app economy where free apps make money by selling your personal data and location history to advertisers.
People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
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Question of the Day: Never Use a Phone, or Everything on Your Phone Goes Public?
"I'd make everything public. It’d make life interesting."
You Can Now Get Fined in NSW for Leaving Your Car Unlocked
Wollongong cops are cracking down on carelessness, because I guess—jerks?