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How to Protect Your Children's Privacy in the Era of Online 'Sharenting'

Kids keep you in the moment. There’s nothing like a 2-year-old playing with a roll of toilet paper to focus your attention on the here and now. And …

Parenting

Your Corporate Chip Implant Is Entirely Voluntary. Yeah, Right | Inc.com

I don't know whether you caught this story, but at least two companies are now implanting RFID chips tracking subcutaneously--under the skin--of their employees. The chips perform like key-cards/credit cards, allowing access to areas in the facility and automatically charging employees for …

Participation

The problem with the right to privacy

The plan to make Aadhaar mandatory for most day-to-day transactions hardly seems to fit the bill as a reasonable restriction on the right to privacy. …

Apple & other tech companies ask U.S. Supreme Court to apply 4th Amendment protection to location data

Apple has joined with Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Verizon and others in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that 4th Amendment protections apply to cellphone location data. This would mean that location data could not be accessed without a warrant or court order.<p>The issue is before the Supreme …

Surveillance

Australia: Shelve Proposed Law to Weaken Encryption

(Sydney, August 7, 2017) – The Australian government should not force technology companies to weaken the security of their products or to subvert …

Privacy

Banning Encryption to Stop Terrorists: A Worse than Futile Exercise – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Abstract: <i>Terrorist groups are increasingly using encryption to plan and coordinate terrorist acts, leading to calls for the banning or backdooring of</i> …

Privacy

Reminder: Your “self-destructing” messages do not actually self-destruct

Giving out material nonpublic information is a Bad Idea. Same goes for blindly trusting the encryption of a social-networking app.<p>Yet Daniel Rivas, a …

Morgan Stanley

EU-funded online privacy tool will protect your data – and help you sell it

It’s hard protecting your privacy online, especially when throwing it away has been made so easy. Most online services allow logging in with our existing social media accounts — which saves us time and effort — but not without costing us our privacy.<p>A new open-source service created by the OPERANDO …

iOS 11 has a new feature to lock down your phone's Touch ID from prying law enforcement officers

Apple has added a new security and privacy focused feature to the latest revision of iOS. By pressing the power button five times in quick …