Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

13 Ways Your Online Privacy was Violated in 2016 – and What You Can Do About It

An interesting article about the growing number of privacy violations in the past twelve months as reported at:

  1. WhatsApp shares your personal information
  2. Uber take users for a ride
  3. Android’s data backdoor to China
  4. Fitbit fiasco
  5. Pokémon Go – your data is theirs
  6. SnapChat’s private eyes are watching you
  7. China sets your social score
  8. Facebook “fake news”
  9. Death by algorithm
  10. Racial profiling and user surveillance
  11. U.S. Government’s back door demand
  12. Yahoo’s 1, 2, 3 – The ultimate fiasco
  13. England’s Snooper Charter

All this makes you leery of looking forward to 2017!

Categories: Offline Privacy & Security, Online Privacy & Security

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