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Why An Amazon Router Freaks Me Out

Amazon just acquired the mesh networking startup Eero for an undisclosed sum. This is great news for Eero’s founders who are undoubtedly chin-deep in Bezos bucks, and it’s bound to be a great move for Amazon, which can now control an unknown number of people’s wifi routers. However, it’s cause…

Advocacy Groups Say YouTube Is Illegally Collecting Data From Children

Advocacy Groups Say YouTube Is Illegally Collecting Data From Children

Twenty-three privacy and children’s advocacy groups filed a US Federal Trade Commission complaint against YouTube, alleging the platform illegally collects data from children. The groups, led by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), allege YouTube is violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting data from children under…