Person using zoom on a smartphone

Zoom: The Video Conferencing Application Apologises and Ensures that it No Longer Shares Data with Facebook

PRIVACY: The video conferencing application Zoom, has been updated and the leaders have apologized to the users A Vice article recently embarrassed the Zoom video conferencing application by revealing that it shared some data with Facebook. Its officials insisted on reacting immediately. Thus, Friday 27th March, an update was deployed to end the sharing of data with the social network, […]

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WhatsApp links generated to invite other users to a conversation have been indexed by search engines, thus becoming visible to all.

WhatsApp: Phone Numbers and Private Conversations Accessible in a Few Clicks on Google

CYBERSECURITY: WhatsApp links generated to invite other users to a conversation have been indexed by search engines, thus becoming visible to all. Private conversations on WhatsApp may not really be… Several media outlets in recent days have exposed a huge scandal linked to the privacy of hundreds of thousands of email users belonging to Facebook. Search engines, including Google or Bing, […]

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An American university checks the presence of students with an application

An American University Checks the Presence of Students with an Application

SURVEILLANCE: The establishment has been the subject of numerous criticisms For many universities, attendance at classes is not compulsory. It is a way of empowering students. But some do not share this policy, including the University of Missouri in the United States. The American academic institution has recently implemented a more modern system than pencil and paper to know which […]

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Instagram: Soon you will not be able to spy on your loved ones

We Will Soon Not be Able to Spy on Instagram

SOCIAL NETWORKS: Instagram is removing the “Subscribers” page which allows a user to follow the smallest actions of his friends On the tab representing a heart, we find all the notifications related to our account; likes, comments, new subscribers. But this page also offers to follow the news of our subscribers in another way. Indeed, in the top left, […]

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Personal data being shared by connected tv, causing privacy worries

Personal data: Your Connected TV Shares your Info with Google, Amazon, Netflix and others

PRIVACY: Some connected TV transmits data to Netflix, Google, Amazon, even though no account has been associated with the connected site. Connected TVs deliver our data to third parties. A study conducted by US and British researchers shows that many connected objects transmit private information to Facebook, Amazon, or Google, reports  Futura Tech. The researchers looked at 81 connected objects sold in […]

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Facebook admits to having listened and transcribed private conversations of users

Facebook Admits to Having Listened and Transcribed Private Conversations of Users

After long denying such a practice, Facebook admits having transcribed sound recordings of conversations – with the authorization of users. One more scandal for Facebook. The Bloomberg agency revealed Tuesday that the social networking giant was using contractors to transcribe audio clips of private conversations of users on Messenger. The goal, as always: to better customize and target its ads […]

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Facebook Fined after leaked data

Facebook Fined $ 5 Billion after Leaked Data

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook group has reached an amicable agreement with the US Communications Regulatory Authority but has an independent privacy committee. The penalty was negotiated and the axe fell as expected after a lengthy procedure. The FTC, the federal regulator of communications, imposed on Wednesday a record fine of $ 5 billion (€ 4.48 billion) to […]

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San Francisco bans facial recognition

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition and re-launches Debate

BIG BROTHER: San Francisco, the world’s high-tech capital, bans the use of facial recognition tools by police and other local government agencies The ban on facial recognition in San Francisco , the world’s high-tech capital, illustrates the growing concern over this fast-growing technique of the future, which is being watched with concern over the risks of encroaching on individual freedoms. […]

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"We estimate that the range of loss in this case is between $ 3 billion and $ 5 billion," writes Facebook.

Data: Facebook Risks a Record Fine of $ 3 to $ 5 Billion

The social network expects to have to pay a fine of 3 to 5 billion dollars in the United States for its misuse of personal data of its users. Facebook expects to pay a three to five billion dollar fine in the United States because of its highly controversial management of personal data . But despite the scandals, the social […]

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Messages exchanged on Messenger may soon be encrypted.

Your Messages Soon Encrypted on Facebook Messenger and Instagram?

SOCIAL NETWORKS: The total encryption could answer the criticism often addressed to Facebook about its protection of the personal data considered too lax … Facebook plans to fully encrypt the messages exchanged on Messenger and Instagram, as they already are on WhatsApp , also owned by the social network, and make these applications compatible with each other, the group […]

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