Twitter one of the first to support Google FLoC spyware
Google has not been having lots of luck getting their FLoC ad tech past regulators, with the EU already launching an investigation into the company even before they rolled FLoC out widely, and Google receiving similar threats from...
DuckDuckGo updates its plugin to block Google’s creepy FLoC profiling
Google is currently in the process of testing and refining its FLoC machine learning algorithm on millions of Chrome users. The system would profile users into groups based on their browsing history, and then offer this group ID t...
Google is increasing its spying on more than 10 million Chrome users
Google is currently in the process of replacing the ability to profile users via 3rd party cookies with its own Privacy Sandbox, which would conveniently take control from websites and advertisers and move it into Google’s o...
The EFF praise Microsoft’s Windows 10 Creators Update’s improved privacy controls
Yesterday the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) announced their satisfaction with the improvements Microsoft made to the Windows 10 setup process in the Creators Update which ensured consumers were...
EFF Petitioned To Investigate Microsoft’s Windows 10 Upgrade Policies
A new petition has been started on Change.org for EFF to investigate Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade policy. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital wo...
EFF slams Microsoft’s slider design, calls it the ‘stupid patent of the month’
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, an international non-profit digital rights group, has slammed one of Microsoft’s patents, giving it the crown for the “Stupid Patent of the Month.” One such patent gives the Redmond-based ...
Electronic Frontier Foundation Awards 6/6 Stars For Microsoft On Privacy Approach To Government Data Access
Today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released its fourth annual reportrating technology companies on their efforts to protect customer data from the government. Microsoft was awarded the maximum of 6 stars since Micros...
Electronic Frontier Foundation Criticizes Microsoft’s Warrantless Search Of Blogger’s Mail Content...
, an ex-Microsoft employee was arrested for leaking trade secrets and internal Windows related software builds to a blogger. Court documents revealed that Microsoft snooped into Outlook/Hotmail accounts of the blogger to crack dow...