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ProPublica:
FAQs on encryption: how terrorists use messaging apps, what big tech is doing, and what the government is proposing   —  Fact-Checking the Debate on Encryption  —  As politicians and counter-terrorism officials search for lessons from the recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California …
Dec 20, 2015, 10:45 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
Vizio is selling your viewing data, collected via its smart TVs with tracking on by default, and possibly connected to your IP   —  Own a Vizio Smart TV?  It's Watching You  —  TV makers are constantly crowing about the tricks their smart TVs can do.  But one of the most popular brands …
Nov 15, 2015, 10:25 AMIn context
ProPublica:
Verizon merges its cellphone tracking supercookies with AOL's ad network, will be able to match users' online habits with personal details   —  Verizon's Zombie Cookie Gets New Life  —  Verizon is giving a new mission to its controversial hidden identifier that tracks users of mobile devices.
Oct 6, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
First Library to Support Anonymous Internet Browsing Effort Stops After DHS Email   —  A library in a small New Hampshire town started to help Internet users around the world surf anonymously using Tor.  Until the Department of Homeland Security raised a red flag.
Sep 14, 2015, 9:35 AMIn context
ProPublica:
Aug 15, 2015, 1:35 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
Gnu Privacy Guard encryption software used by Snowden is maintained by one man, Werner Koch, in need of donations   —  The World's Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going Broke  —  The man who built the free email encryption software used by whistleblower Edward Snowden …
Feb 5, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
AT&T says it's no longer inserting phone-tracking IDs in web traffic, which was only a test, but may still sell the resulting data   —  AT&T Stops Using Undeletable Phone Tracking IDs  —  AT&T says it has stopped its controversial practice of adding a hidden, undeletable tracking number to its mobile customers' Internet activity.
Nov 14, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
ProPublica:
Twitter's MoPub is using the UIDH “perma-cookies” inserted by Verizon into web pages   —  Somebody's Already Using Verizon's ID to Track Users  —  Twitter's mobile advertising arm enables its clients to use a hidden, undeletable tracking number created by Verizon to track user behavior on smartphones and tablets.
Oct 31, 2014, 5:30 AMIn context
ProPublica:
Private donors suppling law enforcement with spy tech like surveillance and tracking gear, bypassing public oversight   —  Private Donors Supply Spy Gear to Cops  —  by Ali Winston and Darwin Bond Graham, Special to ProPublica,  —  In 2007, as it pushed to build a state-of-the-art surveillance facility …
Oct 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
AddThis tests canvas fingerprinting, a powerful cookie alternative for online tracking, on thousands of sites   —  Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block  —  This story was co-published with Mashable.  —  A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking …
Jul 21, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context

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