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Without encryption, we will lose all privacy. This is our new battleground by https://ift.tt/2qf3Ig6

“In every country of the world, the security of computers keeps the lights on, the shelves stocked, the dams closed, and transportation running.”

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7 Google Chrome Settings You Should Change Right Now by https://ift.tt/35xwSHg

“Google Chrome is a powerhouse of a browser that’s been with us since it launched way back in 2008, ushering in a new era of speedy, simple tab-based browsing. These days its not quite as lean as it once was, but it’s risen to be the most popular browser out there.”

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Google wins landmark right to be forgotten case by https://ift.tt/2kJ2Gq7

“Europe’s top court has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally. The ruling stems from a dispute between Google and France’s privacy regulator CNIL.”

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What Is “Reasonable” Privacy? by https://ift.tt/30BgTV6

“If you’ve been following the details of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), you probably know that the California State Legislature amended the definition of “personal data” to add the word “reasonably” in front of the word “capable” in the phrase “information that identifies”

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It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how by https://ift.tt/2ZX4waf

“Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all about us.”

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What’s next in making Encrypted DNS-over-HTTPS the Default by https://ift.tt/2PMmA27

“In 2017, Mozilla began working on the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocol, and since June 2018 we’ve been running experiments in Firefox to ensure the performance and user experience are great.”

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Why data anonymization doesn’t really guarantee your privacy by https://ift.tt/2zjFWR7

“Data anonymization refers to the process of either encrypting or removing personally identifiable information from data sets, such as names and email addresses.”

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Take these 5 critical steps to protect yourself from cybercrime by https://ift.tt/2Nb945f

“High-profile data breaches at companies like British Airways and Marriott get a lot of media coverage, but cybercriminals are increasingly going after community groups, schools, small businesses, and municipal governments.”

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Young Instagram Users Give Up Privacy in Search of Metrics by https://ift.tt/32WKjiH

“Millions of young people are turning their personal Instagram accounts into “business” profiles to learn more about how their posts are performing. The trend has an unintended privacy consequence. In order to be classified as a business on Facebook Inc.”

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Is FaceApp secure or a security risk? 3 privacy concerns you should take seriously by https://ift.tt/2JYFTiO

““To FaceApp or not to FaceApp?” That’s the question the internet struggled with last week as it rode a rollercoaster of reactions to the latest social media challenge.”

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