Displaying items by tag: Snooping

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 09:18

Firefox collects data on you through hidden add-ons

Mozilla, the organisation that produces the Firefox browser and makes a loud noise about its open source credentials, is quietly collecting telemetry data on its users by the use of hidden add-ons, even though publicly visible telemetry controls are not selected.

Published in Apps

Google does not respect its own settings as far as location is concerned, and continues to record movements even after the Location History setting is turned off for its services, a report says.

Published in Mobility

A number of US politicians have written to Alphabet chief executive Larry Page and Apple chief executive Tim Cook, raising questions about the handling of personal information of users.

Published in Technology Regulation

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