The Hibnick v. Google lawsuit proved that it’s possible to hold the Big Tech giant accountable for the online privacy violations and led to the demise of Google’s unsuccessful social media network Buzz. Let’s get right into it.
In this article of Privacy Litigation Series, I propose to take a closer look at one of the most curious social media privacy cases that both paved the way for a more privacy-conscious surfing and more sophisticated surveillance mechanism used in advertising. Let’s review Lane v Facebook, Inc.
When your rights are violated there’s one place to go: the courtroom. Let’s review some of the most famous privacy cases in a new series “Privacy Litigation”. First one is US vs. Google (Buzz Safari) case.
Internet is a scary place. If you’re there there’s a high chance you’re immediately being tracked, analyzed, categorized and threatened. Being online in 2020 basically means sacrificing your privacy. Free privacy tools make sure that you’re more secure on the internet.
Crypto is cool, there is no argument to this. For example, if you’re sitting in a group of your lesser tech-savvy friends and say “I invested in crypto”, your financial authority rises exponentially. But if you want to seem like a God of blockchain, you have to say the cryptocurrency names you’ve invested in. And […]
The other night I was browsing on internet and saw Have I Been Pwned website. It is a popular service to, well, know if you’ve been “Pwned” or in other words hacked. And I was.
When “to google” officially became a transitive verb with the addition to Oxford English Dictionary in 2006, the California-based search engine giant has celebrated a huge victory. In 2020, the world as we know it is almost unthinkable without this company. Still, you can stop Google from tracking your location. Here’s how.
Imagine a world where everything you do and think is monitored, analyzed, sold and even used against you in some cases. Without you even knowing at times. Welcome to 2020, because it’s exactly the privacy landscape we’re finding ourselves in. Google has all the data.
What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you hear “Facebook”? Maybe the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal? Is it the 419 million users personal information leak? Or it’s the company’s vision to “connect the world”? Or how Facebook tracks your location every second?
The top administrative court of France has decided to uphold the 50 million-euro ($56 million) fine that was imposed on Alphabet’s Google last year by the independent French regulator CNIL.