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What if everyone just said 'Nah' to tracking?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/08/how_not_to_be_seen/

a week ago

Column Privacy is nearly dead, but we're not even close to getting over it

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Tracking President Trump with cellphone location data, Greta-Thunberg-themed malware, SharePoint patch, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/21/roundup_dec_20/

4 weeks ago

Roundup Including: Nasty Mac malware and gas-pump infections

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You had one job, Cupertino: Apple's Intelligent Tracking Protection actually gets tracking protection

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/12/apple_intelligent_tracking_protection/

a month ago

Gap in browser privacy tech embarrassingly detected by Google

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UK parcel firm Yodel plugs tracking app's random yaps about where on map to snap up strangers' tat

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/03/yodel_tracking_app_security_flaw/

a month ago

Shipped from expensive shop X? In the shed, you say? Researcher spots badness

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Microsoft improves Tracking Prevention in the new Edge browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/04/microsoft-improves-tracking-prevention-in-the-new-edge-browser/

a month ago

Work on the new Chromium-based Edge continues as the first official Stable release will become available on January 15, 2020 (one day after end of support for Windows 7). Microsoft implemented a […]

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Googlers fired after tracking colleagues working on US border cop projects. Now, if they had monetized that stalking...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/27/google_fires_four/

2 months ago

Comment Tech giant shocked at non-profitable abuse of info

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uBlock Origin for Firefox addresses new first-party tracking method

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/20/ublock-origin-for-firefox-addresses-new-first-party-tracking-method/

2 months ago

The latest version of the content blocker uBlock Origin for the Mozilla Firefox web browser includes a new feature to detect a new first-party tracking method that some sites have started to […]

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Stalker attacks Japanese pop singer – after tracking her down using reflection in her eyes

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/10/stalker_japan_eyes/

3 months ago

'If only you could see what I've seen through your eyes'...

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Egyptian government caught tracking opponents and activists through phone apps

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/egypt_smartphone_spying/

3 months ago

Intelligence services developed system, says security outfit

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EU's top court says tracking cookies require actual consent before scarfing down user data

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/02/cjeu_tracking_cookies/

4 months ago

Filling out a checkbox in advance to encourage acceptance won't cut it

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Microsoft: Dynamics 365 to hook up online, physical retail... 'cos we love tracking so much we want it offline too

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/23/microsoft_connected_store_dynamics_365/

4 months ago

Plus: Redmond unveils Connected Store

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Microsoft: Dynamics 365 to hook up online, physical retail... 'cos we love tracking so much we want it offline too

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/23/microsoft_connected_store_dynamics_365/

4 months ago

Plus: Redmond unveils Connected Store

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Facebook: Remember how we promised we weren’t tracking your location? Psych! Can't believe you fell for that

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/10/facebook_location_tracking/

4 months ago

Analysis Super-harvester of private info forced to confront new iOS, Android safeguards

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ClearURLs is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that deletes tracking information from URLs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/30/clearurls-extension-firefox-chrome/

6 months ago

When you browse the web, you will come across different types of URLs. Some are regular, some are really long with weird symbols, others use link shortening services, etc. It's not always […]

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