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Google’s Promise to Delete Your Data Has a Major Loophole

Google’s push to become a privacy-positive company over the past year has been, depending on how you look at it, an act of genuine benevolence, a brilliant marketing decision, or straight-up bullshit. So when Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the company’s latest moves in the privacy-protecting space on Twitter yesterday,…

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The Biggest Privacy Changes Coming to iOS in 2020

Apple never misses a chance to brand itself as a tech company that puts our privacy before its profits — and this year’s annual developer conference was no exception. By the time the virtual keynote wrapped up earlier today, the company announced a slew of new privacy-protective tech that’d be…

Should Bosses Be Able To Spy On Workers, Even When They Work From Home?

Anyone familiar with George Orwell’s novel 1984 will relate to the menace of Big Brother watching their every keystroke and mouse click. For a growing share of the workforce that dystopian reality arrived while most of us were hunkering down in our “bubbles”. With employees working from home during the…