Tech

AirTag review: They work great—maybe a little too great

Apple’s AirTag. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple’s AirTag is not a revolutionary new product. Rather, it’s a significant refinement of an idea that, up until now, has been fairly niche. It works very, very well, but it works so well it seems to undermine Apple’s attempts to focus its products on privacy and security. We […]

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Google of illegally tracking Android users, according to new complaint

Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems has filed a complaint against Google in France alleging that the US tech giant is illegally tracking users on Android phones without their consent. Android phones generate unique advertising codes, similar to Apple’s Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), that allow Google and third parties to track users’ browsing behavior in order […]

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New browser-tracking hack works even when you flush caches or go incognito

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The prospect of Web users being tracked by the sites they visit has prompted several countermeasures over the years, including using Privacy Badger or an alternate anti-tracking extension, enabling private or incognito browsing sessions, or clearing cookies. Now, websites have a new way to defeat all three. The technique leverages the […]

Business

Cloudflare’s Solitude crusade Has an Obstacle to one of Google’s Large data Resources

The cybersecurity and content-distribution firm Cloudflare has come to be a important part of this Internet’s infrastructure, therefore here’s a movement that may lead to concern at Enforcement HQ: Cloudflare has been starting a privacy-friendly competitor to Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a free toolkit which ’s employed by site administrators throughout the world that […]