«Italian SA bans use of Analytics»

A website using (GA) without the safeguards set out in the EU violates data protection law because it transfers users’ data to the , which is a country without an adequate level of .

garanteprivacy.it/home/docweb/

The Bergamot Project funded by the «European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme» released a addo-on useful to do offline translations in order to preserve your (when you use Translate you submit your data to Google's AI).

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

« joins in declaring Google's First-Party Sets feature harmful to »

ghacks.net/2022/05/23/brave-jo

First-Party Sets is a proposed feature by that is designed to give site owners an option to declare multiple owned sites as first-party. Mozilla declared First-Party Sets harmful back in 2020.

«Big Tech loves talking up – while trying to kill privacy legislation»

Study claims , , , , work to derail data rules.

theregister.com/2022/05/27/big

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Warning: There’s an app for blurring out sensitive information in images called Obfuscate being featured on #GNOME Software right now.

Please be careful.

The default blur setting can easily be reversed.

The default should be to replace the areas with a solid colour or a pattern not derived from the underlying information.

This really should not be a featured app in its current state.

#security #linux #apps #obfuscate

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Are you FloCed? The #eff has put up a website to check whether you are part of the "original trial" set of users, as #google calls it. To find out, head over to amifloced.org/

#Floc #privacy

I know I shouldn't tell you but someone told me you can bypass this by using the proxy function of startpage.com, a -conscious web search engine.

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The era of borderless data is ending.

«Nations are accelerating efforts to control data produced within their perimeters, disrupting the flow of what has become a kind of digital currency».

nytimes.com/2022/05/23/technol

Our mind push us to think that software can't hurt us since is not material. In reality nowdays is so connected to our that an insecure software can hurt us more than a lot of insecure devices we daily use.

Keeping your software up to date is pretty similar to the periodical you do on your car. You can't overlook it.

«Mastercard unleashes new era of biometric to enhance the checkout experience».

When using systems please keep in mind one big rule: the biometric data HAVE to be stored on a secure chip/device you own. If the data are store/managed by the service provider the system is insecure and not compliant by design.

Please avoid those kind of systems: a is always possible and you will loose something you can't change.

mastercard.com/news/press/2022

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Do you want to get rid of services from your local network?

Here it is the official endpoints list to analyze while configuring your : docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windo

Google Is sharing our data at a startling scale.

«By way of online activity and location, a person in the U.S. is exposed 747 times each day to ’s real-time bidding».

washingtonpost.com/business/go

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We are hiring two Software Engineers for our Applications Team! You'll work on Tor Browser and future applications and help millions of people circumvent censorship and protect their privacy. All details here: torproject.org/about/jobs/soft

A new study finds 3,000 websites on which third-party companies scoop up what you type into forms in real time — even if you never hit submit. This happens on about 1,800 websites for E.U. users too, likely in violation of the .

wired.com/story/leaky-forms-ke

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