Apple Is Tracking You Even When Its Own Privacy Settings Say It’s Not
According to a new report by independent researchers, though, Apple collects extremely detailed information on you with its own apps even when you turn off tracking, an apparent direct contradiction of Apple’s own description of how the privacy protection works. [...]
Beware! Corona virus - License for mass surveillance?!
In Austria, Italy and Germany, people are monitored by respective telecommunications providers, this is now being discussed in Switzerland. Is cell phone tracking a sensible solution to contain the corona virus, or will the state have a powerful mass surveillance tool at its feet? [...]
Der Weg zur totalen Überwachung
Die Polizei in Wales will eine App testen, die es Polizisten ermöglicht, vor Ort die Identität einer kontrollierten Person auszumachen. Es ist jedoch ein sehr heiss umstrittenes Thema, da stark in die Grundrechte des Menschen eingegriffen wird, was einigen gar nicht gefällt. [...]
Saxony-Anhalt gets out on Facebook
Saxony-Anhalt has now also recognized it. Saxony-Anhalt will be the first federal state to remove its Facebook presence from the net. It has recognized that data protection is an important issue and wants to close the Facebook page with more than 12,000 subscribers. [...]