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Ghostery wants more web browsing transparency, will release browser later this year

Ghostery is an add on that helps you browse the web with more transparency. Check out what they have to say about online privacy and their upcoming browser.
by Joe HindyJuly 29, 201412

Authorities must get a warrant to track a person’s cell phone location

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that a warrant is required for cell phone location tracking since someone's cell phone location data is included ...
by William Neilson JrJune 12, 20143

‘SSL added and removed here’ – Google mocks NSA in crypto code easter egg

ConsciousLifeNews It’s an open secret that the NSA is keeping tabs on Internet users through various means. Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations suggest ...
by J. Angelo RacomaJune 7, 201410

Developer who sold data on millions of users gets away with a slap on the wrist

FTC tells developer of Brightest Flashlight app to stop being a naughty boy and to cease selling user geolocation data, but it doesn't issue a fine or ask for the app to be removed from ...
by Gary SimsApril 15, 201413

Smartphone users are unwitting participants to widespread surveillance effort, says security expert

The ubiquity of mobile devices has prompted government agencies to piggyback on corporate efforts to collect our information all in the name of marketing, says security ...
by J. Angelo RacomaApril 11, 20147

FreedomPop unveiling new Galaxy S2 based Privacy Phone, also accepting Bitcoin as payment

FreedomPop is set to announce its “privacy phone,” a Samsung Galaxy S2 modified to offer 128-bit encryption for both voice communication and text messages.
by Robert TriggsMarch 5, 20148

Silent Circle and Geeksphone’s new Blackphone is now available for pre-order

The Blackphone, which places “privacy and control directly in the hands of its users”, has been officially announced at MWC 2014 and is now available for pre-order at $629.
by Gary SimsFebruary 24, 20144

Facebook releases Conceal, an efficient library for encrypted storage on Android

Facebook Engineering has released a new open source encryption library, Conceal, for Android which is designed to encrypt data quickly without using too much system memory or processor power.
by Gary SimsFebruary 6, 20146

Chainfire’s new Pri-Fy app protects you from Wi-Fi based tracking

Chainfire, the developer behind apps like SuperSU and Mobile ODIN, addresses one specific privacy concern with his latest app – Wi-Fi-based location tracking. Dubbed Pri-Fy, Chainfire’s ...
by Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 3, 20146

Is there such a thing as privacy in the age of Google?

Are you worried that Google is using your data in potentially nefarious ways? Or is it privacy a concept we all need to leave behind, a relic of a slower, less connected world? Even if ...
by Bogdan PetrovanJanuary 17, 201437
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