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How Ring is rethinking privacy and security

How Ring is rethinking privacy and security

Ring is now a major player when it comes to consumer video doorbells, security cameras — and privacy protection. Amazon acquired the company and promotes its devices heavily on its e-commerce websites. Ring has even become a cultural phenomenon with viral videos being shared on social networks and the RingTV section on the company’s website.…
Will online privacy make a comeback in 2020?

Will online privacy make a comeback in 2020?

Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that sell their attention and behavior for profit. The debate now is largely around how to regulate platforms, not whether it needs to happen. The consensus among key legislators acknowledges that…
How to Get the Most Out of Ring’s New Privacy Features – Lifehacker

How to Get the Most Out of Ring’s New Privacy Features – Lifehacker

Lately, it seems like there’s been a new controversy surrounding Ring’s smart home security products every few days.This makes us skeptical of Ring’s privacy policies, but we also understand why people continue to buy and use Ring products despite the potential security issues; when Ring products work as intended, they make home security relatively inexpensive…
Ring adds privacy dashboard to app in response to security concerns – The Verge

Ring adds privacy dashboard to app in response to security concerns – The Verge

Ring has announced that it is adding a new privacy dashboard to its mobile apps that will let Ring owners manage their connected devices, third-party services, and whether local police partnered with Ring can make requests to access video from the Ring cameras on the account. The company says that other privacy and security settings…
On Privacy versus Freedom | Matrix.org

On Privacy versus Freedom | Matrix.org

A few years ago, back when Matrix was originally implementing end-to-end encryption, we asked Moxie (the project lead for Signal) whether he’d ever consider connecting Signal (then TextSecure) to Matrix. After all, one of Matrix’s goals is to be an interoperability layer between other communication silos, and one of the reasons for us using Signal’s…
CCPA, California’s new privacy law, explained

CCPA, California’s new privacy law, explained

Your data, whether it’s your name, your location, or your shopping habits, has been a commodity for decades now. Collected, bought, sold, shared, transferred — however businesses get it, a lot of them have access to a lot of information about you. They use it in ways you never agreed to (and often that you’re…
Privacy Policy – SAMSUNG

Privacy Policy – SAMSUNG

Samsung Privacy Policy for the U.S. Effective: April 30, 2019 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., along with our affiliates and subsidiaries, (collectively, “Samsung”) knows how important privacy is to our customers. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we may obtain online across all of our Internet-connected Samsung devices and services (from mobile phones and tablets…
Privacy scare leads Wyze to unpair all devices from Google Assistant and Alexa, you’ll need to add them back – Android Police

Privacy scare leads Wyze to unpair all devices from Google Assistant and Alexa, you’ll...

Smart home appliance maker Wyze has responded to what it calls an "alleged" data breach against its production databases by logging all users out of their accounts and has strengthened security for its servers. Customers endured a lengthy reauthentication process as the company responded to a series of reports claiming that the company stored sensitive…
GDPR-style privacy law in California acting as a ‘blueprint’ for other states – 9to5Mac

GDPR-style privacy law in California acting as a ‘blueprint’ for other states – 9to5Mac

A GDPR-style privacy law in California is serving as a blueprint for other states, suggests a report today. Following the example of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which takes effect on January 2, two further states have passed privacy laws and almost 20 more are considering it… NordVPN CNET reports. Starting on Jan. 1,…
You could be in this ‘zero privacy’ location-tracking database of 12M phones – 9to5Mac

You could be in this ‘zero privacy’ location-tracking database of 12M phones – 9to5Mac

Anyone who has ever granted a third-party app access to Location Services could be in a location-tracking database of 12 million phones, says a new report today. And while this database is the largest one yet examined, it represents just a small fraction of the location data bought and sold every day. The report says…

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Researchers Develop First Mathematical Proof for a Key Law of Turbulence...

University of Maryland mathematicians provide a mathematical explanation for a previously uncertain law of physics, revealing when the law applies and when it doesn’t What if engineers could design a better jet with mathematical equations that drastically reduce the need for experimental testing? Or what if weather prediction models could predict details in the movement…

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