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Google is secretly tracking what you buy offline using Mastercard cards

Google and Mastercard have a secret deal to track user shopping details offline A partnership between Google and Mastercard allows the search giant to track offline sales data, says a Bloomberg report who cited four people “with knowledge of the deal”. In other words, Mastercard is basically selling customer data […]

5 Best VPNs for torrenting in 2018

Peer to peer file-sharing or torrenting is one of the most accepted ways of sharing files on the internet. By using a BitTorrent protocol, people can download a file available on seeder’s system. It allows users to download media files like music, movie games, etc. If you’re an experienced torrent […]

Pornhub launches its own free VPN with unlimited bandwidth

Meet ‘VPNhub’, Pornhub’s own virtual private network app Pornhub, the most popular adult video website, has launched its own virtual private network “VPNhub” to help visitors safeguard their browsing privacy online and prevent their internet activities from leaking to untrusted Wi-Fi networks. Dubbed as “VPNhub”, the data sent over this […]

4.4 million iPhone users sue Google for secretly collecting data

Google may face £3.2 billion claim in UK iPhone privacy lawsuit iPhone users in the UK have sued Google in the High Court for as much as £3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion) for the alleged “clandestine tracking and collation” of personal information of 4.4 million users. The secret collection of […]

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1, a Free and Privacy-Focused DNS Service

Cloudflare introduces 1.1.1.1 public DNS service, said to be faster than Google DNS and OpenDNS Cloudflare Inc., a website performance, and security company introduced a new free public domain name system (DNS) service with 1.1.1.1 as its IP address on April Fool’s day. However, this announcement is not a joke as […]

Facebook has been collecting call and text data from Android users for years

Facebook accused of accumulating text messages and phone call data from Android devices Facebook has always been blamed for invading its users’ privacy by leaking its personal information and profile to third parties for advertisements and marketing purposes. Recently, it was revealed that a political data research company, Cambridge Analytica […]

On the Intersection of Software and Regulation

Software has been the most magical ingredient in economic terms and clearly the biggest “economic revolution” to have taken place in history, yet has also been largely unregulated. A twitter thread from March 21, 2018. What is going on with Facebook and privacy is very challenging for not just FB but […]

As we build the digital ID systems of the future, where does privacy fit in?

The ID Question: Episode 2 India’s Aadhaar could be a blueprint for identity systems in the 21st century, but there’s a difference between what institutions want and what individuals need In episode one of The ID Question, we looked at India’s Aadhaar system and what happens when a single ID is […]

Your Private Browsing Isn’t as Incognito as You Want It to Be

Your computer can store clues Continue reading on Popular Science » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. http://copypasteprogrammers.com

A Guide To The New Field Of Software Politics

2016 was the year it became impossible to ignore the power software exerts on society. Today, in 2018, we can start to identify the… Continue reading on Fast Company » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for […]