ProtonMail is auctioning a Lifetime Account to support WireGuard – ProtonMail Bloghttps://protonmail.com/blog/lifetime-account-supporting-wireguard/We launched our free VPN service, ProtonVPN, in 2017 to ensure that the Internet lives up to its promise of freedom of information. WireGuard is a new VPN protocol that is worthy of our support. This holiday season, we are giving back to organizations that are furthering our shared cause of online privacy and …
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Facebook bug let apps access unposted photos for millions of usershttps://www.engadget.com/2018/12/14/facebook-privacy-bug-photos-timeline-stories-marketplace/?utm_source=spotim&utm_medium=spotim_recirculation&spotim_referrer=recirculationYou should receive a notification if you were one of the up to 6.8 million people who were affected.
Forget the New iPhones: Apple’s Best Product Is Now Privacyhttps://medium.com/fast-company/forget-the-new-iphones-apples-best-product-is-now-privacy-365e8111e220Under Tim Cook’s leadership, Apple saw just how critical an issue user privacy would become. Now it’s at least as important a feature as shiny industrial design or a nice camera
Why You Should Consider a Password Manager – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/why-you-should-consider-a-password-manager-1527645720Everything you need to know—including what to do if you just refuse to use one.
What to do:
- Log into Gmail
- Search g.co/securitycheckup
- Click Third-Party Access
- Click Remove Access
Hands off my data! 15 more default privacy settings you should change on your TV, cellphone plan, LinkedIn and more.
From LinkedIn and Yahoo to TVs and WiFi routers, these are default data privacy settings worth changing – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/06/15/hands-off-my-data-15-more-default-privacy-settings-you-should-change-on-your-tv-cellphone-plan-linkedin-and-more/?utm_term=.d8e5a3bb4925Default privacy settings often aren’t very private. Our tech columnist is back with Round 2 of his clickable guide to improving your privacy on all sorts of devices and online services.
Google’s AI Manifesto: Accountability, Privacy, and No Killer Robots – ExtremeTechhttps://www.extremetech.com/extreme/270922-googles-ai-manifesto-accountability-privacy-and-no-killer-robots?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleGoogle lists seven core values for its AI research and lists several applications that are off-limits. Google’s general objectives for AI include being socially beneficial, avoiding creating or reinforcing unfair bias, being built and tested for safety, being accountable to people, incorporating privacy design principles, upholding high standards of scientific excellence, and being made available for uses that accord with these principles. It’s up to consumers (and Google employees) to make sure the company adheres to these promises.