"We provide online service, app, and content providers with detailed information about our whereabouts, our thoughts, our feelings, our moods, and our life patterns."
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Your search for long-lost cousins could open you up to "genetic hacking." And unlike credit card information, you can't just cancel your old genome and get a new one.
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"...these are for-profit companies and ultimately their responsibility is to maximize their profits, not to protect your privacy," says law professor Erin Murphy.
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Here's how Bluetooth devices can be tracked, the implications of this discovery, and best-practices for protection.
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The digital trails we leave behind and algorithms that use our data have major effects on our lives. This podcast episode digs into issues of fairness and privacy.
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App developers say they need ad networks to make money, but the choices they make about those networks could be putting users at risk.
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The notifications that companies send consumers after data breaches need to be more clear, say researchers.
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