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Facebook Offering Tool to Give Users Some Control of Their Data

In a move that may be more PR than policy, Facebook is introducing a tool called Off-Facebook Activity.

Facial Recognition Misidentifies California Lawmakers as Criminals

An ACLU test of Amazon's facial recognition technology found that it misidentified 26 lawmakers as criminals. Now, there's a bill trying to stop it.

Investigation Finds Skype Is Listening To Some User Phone Calls

Skype is using human transcribers to listen to some user phone calls, including ones with extremely personal content.

Capital One Data Breach Exposes Personal Info of Millions

A bored tech worker in Seattle hacked into Capital One's server and obtained personal data of more than 100 million people.

Facebook hit with biggest fine in FTC history for privacy violations

The FTC levied a $5 billion on Facebook after proving the social media giant violated user privacy and a previous agreement with the agency.

How to see - and block - who's tracking your emails

The emails you open are embedded with trackers. Here's how to find - and stop - them.

Zoom security flaw could let strangers take over your webcam

A recently exposed security flaw in the popular video conferencing app could leave users' webcams exposed to attack.

Amazon reveals that Alexa recordings and transcripts are not deleted

Following questioning from Sen. Chris Coons, Amazon revealed that even requested deletions might not happen on Alexa.

3 Reasons Why You Should Always Update Your Software

These three scary reasons to update your software will make sure you never click Remind Me Later again.

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