privacy

Weed

Why Weed Stores Are Scanning Your ID And What To Do About It

Cannabis lawyer Jack Lloyd told VICE there’s reason to be concerned about potential privacy breaches.
Manisha Krishnan
4.9.19
Late Capitalism

‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor

"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
Elizabeth Brico
3.14.19
Policing

Police in Canada Are Tracking People’s ‘Negative’ Behavior In a ‘Risk' Database

The database includes detailed, but "de-identified," information about people's lives culled from conversations between police, social services, health workers, and more.
Nathan Munn
2.27.19
Facebook

Question of the Day: What's the Worst Thing We'd Find in Your Facebook Messages?

"Probably the naughty messages from university time."
Charlie Cottrell
12.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Have All Been the Ottawa Senators Shit Talking Their Boss in an Uber

Let thou who has never shit talked anyone in an Uber cast the first stone.
Mack Lamoureux
11.6.18
tech

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
Sam Nichols
6.4.18
Australia Today

PornHub Now Accepts Cryptocurrency

"The future has cum," the world's largest porn site said.
Millie Roberts
4.18.18
Television

Private Memories Don't Exist in This New 'Black Mirror' Teaser

The "Crocodile" trailer is the latest look at what horrors are to come in the upcoming fourth season.
VICE Staff
11.27.17
News

Phone Searches at the US Border Might Be New Normal, Canadian Official Warns

The privacy commissioner says you should be “very concerned.”
Allison Tierney
9.19.17
News

Canadian Banned from US After Doctor Email Revealed Fentanyl Overdose

US border officials searched her phone, finding a story about how she almost died after ingesting fentanyl she thought was cocaine.
Allison Tierney
8.15.17
Internet Hygiene

When You Inevitably Get Hacked, Blame Public Wifi

If you must use it, here’s how to stay safe.
Katherine Gillespie
7.5.17
the internet

How Theresa May's Fight Against Extremism Is Screwing with Online Privacy

The Prime Minister is mad at terrorism, but also wants, for some reason, to look at your WhatsApp group chat.
Joe Bish
6.25.17
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