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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 » GurupriyanGurupriyan 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.comPlease follow and like us:0

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 » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. […]

Classified: The Art of Restricting Personal Data

Rethinking personal information to achieve security and privacy It’s time we had frank conversation about who gets access to you. Photo: Pexels All of us are frequently and routinely asked to provide our personal information to other people, organizations, and websites. Some of these requests arise from important or critical occasions in […]

How Much Are You Worth in the Online Data Economy?

Social networks, credit agencies, and criminals all put a price on our data, but do we realize how pervasive the system is? You get nothing for nothing. If you’re not paying for it, you’re not the customer — you’re the product being sold. Such warnings have echoed over the centuries. From the folksy French […]