is being investigated by Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) over its handling of children's personal data on the platform.

bbc.com/news/business-54594825

Would you like to have a voice recognition system open and accessible to everyone?

Your help to improve it is welcome: commonvoice.mozilla.org/

TL;DR: "This blog post provides a technical description of how we discovered a in a smartwatch made for children.

"[...] the backdoor enables remote and covert surveillance through wiretapping, taking pictures, and location ."

mnemonic.no/blog/exposing-back

LPT: On under "Settings > Privacy > Tracking" disable "Allow Apps to Request to Track".

Thanks me later.

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Oh, also, if the company pushes an update to fix any of this, they could permanently lock up the dicks of many of their users.

Thankfully (?) there's not much risk of them fixing it. When PenTestPartners contacted them, the company said it only had $50k on hand and couldn't afford to update the software.

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And now, the latest one: the Qiui Cellmate - a smart cock cage that lets kinksters lock up their subs' dicks in a hardened steel cage, is vulnerable to networked attacks that can freeze the lock shut, so that you need an angle-grinder to remove them.

pentestpartners.com/security-b

That's the headline, but there are so many other ways you can attack a Cellmate user: steal their location, password and other PII.

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* Smart buttplugs broadcast their presence using and can be detected from the sidewalk in front of your house

pentestpartners.com/security-b

* Sex toy secretly records audio from your sexual activity, vendor calls it a "minor bug"

theverge.com/2017/11/10/166344

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Receipts:

* A networked fellatio machine is vulnerable to code-injection attacks that cause it to mangle your junk

twitter.com/sarahjamielewis/st

* Smart dildoes tracked users' wanking habits and sold the data

vocativ.com/358530/smart-dildo

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Smart -toys are a terrible idea, notwithstanding the ways that they work for certain kinks (to say nothing of sex workers, who can charge for access to them during livestreams).

It's just the combining the intrinsically terrible security of with the inherently sensitive nature of sex-toy use and the unavoidable risk of network interfaces for servos and motors on your junk makes this a big old nope.

«Marketing is a form of mind control. You’re affecting people’s decision-making capabilities and you’re affecting their choices. And that can have negative consequences».

I am looking for a good bash script to daily my instance. Any suggestion out there? :-)

Life pro tip: if you remove the app from your iPhone you can browse m.youtube.com and click on Share -> "Add to Home screen".

This way you will be able to visit Youtube without the need of an app plus:
1. you will gain the ability to use Picture in Picture (denied by Google on their app)
2. you will not be annoyed by their video-ads by just using any browser ad-blocker.

is launching a brand new "privacy-first web analytics service" but forgot to say they will be able to keep an eye on all of those stats.

My idea of and "personal" is pretty different.

Don't get fooled.

blog.cloudflare.com/free-priva

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As a tracking nerd (as in I hate it, but know a fair bit about it), the subtitle on this article made me chuckle. This is a really great explainer about first party vs third-party tracking, focusing on Facebook:

themarkup.org/ask-the-markup/2

I think any person building stuff for the web should be subscribed to The Markup. They’re publishing really useful explainers, and giving us a lot of insight into the impact of “our” common practices.

used to send me random daily notifications on their iOS app.

One day I asked to myself: do I really need the Linkedin app?

Every time I clicked on it, they gained a lot of data about me.

It ended I removed it from my iPhone.

Amazon One. one.amazon.com/

WTF. Do you really want your data to be uploaded on a cloud? What could go wrong in the end?

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