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Anti-virus company Avast will close Jumpshot analytics business after data privacy scandal
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Anti-virus company Avast will close Jumpshot analytics business after data privacy scandal

Avast allegedly collected data on what many of its users did online and sent it to Jumpshot.

Apple among 90+ firms whose private data has been leaked from their Box account
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Apple among 90+ firms whose private data has been leaked from their Box account

The privacy breach is a result of users sharing public links to private data on their Box accounts.

Facebook Messenger bug could reportedly reveal who you have been chatting with
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Facebook Messenger bug could reportedly reveal who you have been chatting with

The vulnerability has been discovered days after Facebook CEO says the app will be privacy-focused.

Facebook paid $20 a month to teens to get complete access to their data: Report
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Facebook paid $20 a month to teens to get complete access to their data: Report

Facebook is targetting users aged between 13-35 for what it calls a 'research' to learn user habits.

Google's passively tracking you: Here's how you can delete your past location data
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Google's passively tracking you: Here's how you can delete your past location data

Smartphones also connect to cell towers, so your carrier knows your general location at all times.

Safari tracking: This isn't Google's first privacy violation
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Safari tracking: This isn't Google's first privacy violation

Federal Trade Commission announced a record fine to settle a case over whether unauthorised changes Google made to privacy settings in Safari Web browsers violated an agreement prohibiting the company from misleading consumers.

Safari tracking: This isn't Google's first privacy violation
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Safari tracking: This isn't Google's first privacy violation

Federal Trade Commission announced a record fine to settle a case over whether unauthorised changes Google made to privacy settings in Safari Web browsers violated an agreement prohibiting the company from misleading consumers.

Privacy breach: Google fined $22.5mn for tracking Safari users
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Privacy breach: Google fined $22.5mn for tracking Safari users

Google is paying a $22.5 million fine to settle the latest regulatory case where Google Inc duped millions of Web surfers who use Apple Inc's Safari browser by tracking their web history.

Privacy breach: Google fined $22.5mn for tracking Safari users
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Privacy breach: Google fined $22.5mn for tracking Safari users

Google is paying a $22.5 million fine to settle the latest regulatory case where Google Inc duped millions of Web surfers who use Apple Inc's Safari browser by tracking their web history.