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Twitter Class Action Lawsuit

Twitter has always been known for its strong privacy policies and willingness to keep things secret from everyone, even the government.  A new class action lawsuit is attacking something in the system. It’s not the people. It’s not even hackers. It’s the algorithm that changes out links.
Edward Snowden Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has been on the receiving end of a ton of criticism from people on the right, left, and everywhere in between over her decision to use a private server for her emails. To pour lemon juice into the wound, she’s even being ridiculed by government whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Spotify Privacy

As if knowing your location at any given time wasn’t enough, Spotify has taken it a step further by wanting to know if you’re walking, standing, or running, as well as gathering photos, media files and contact info. The information gathered may even be shared with third parties based upon
Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha

Civil rights groups are screaming about a new law in Thailand that prevents public assembly or protests without permission from the police given 24 hours early. Those who break the law will be arrested as the government claims the law will be strictly enforced. “This law will be strictly enforced
Windows 10

Privacy has been a touchy subject for the last couple of years. Between Edward Snowden’s revelations, challenges with large tech companies like Google, and social media spilling information to companies left and right, parts of the general public and privacy rights advocates have been very aggressive with their attacks on
China is installing “Internet police” at major Internet companies

It’s no secret that China has little to no respect for free speech and privacy on the Internet, but the country’s most recent attempt to control what people are saying on the web takes things to an entirely different level. While taking care to mask its true intentions with misleading
Military Family

Reports are coming in that the FBI is warning military families that Middle Eastern men are using intimidation techniques against them. A noted incident involves two men interrogating a wife of a military member at her house. There were two other men in the black SUV according to the report.
Department of Justice

The Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency didn’t care much for the Justice Department’s decision requiring them to get permission to review sensitive documents from the agencies they’re investigating. In essence, the decree calls for them to ask various government departments for permission to do their jobs. Congress
Privacy advocates have given up on negotiating facial recognition rules

For more than a year now, privacy advocates have been working with the United States government and numerous leaders from the marketing and retail industries to find common ground on the commercial use of facial recognition technology. More specifically, the different groups have been trying to create a voluntary code
China Hacks US Government

The massive breach of security that gave someone, allegedly China, access to over 4 million US federal employee records didn’t just go broad. It went deep. Records span back as far as 30 years, giving the hackers access to many people who don’t even work for the government anymore. As