Ashley Madison’s use of DMCA takedown notices to social media platforms in an attempt to stop the dissemination of the site users’ hacked personal information “may violate the DMCA itself,” argues Mitch Stoltz, an attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
A recent investigation by ProPublica uncovered a new kind of online tracking tool, canvas fingerprinting, which follows visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.
by Theodoric Meyer | ProPublica Facebook hit the one-billion user mark last week, a little more than two years after it reached 500 million users. To mark the occasion, we’ve rounded up some of the best reads on Facebook and privacy. Facebook Raises Fears With Ad Tracking, The Financial
The FBI is expected to shut down temporary servers today to stop DNSChanger, a malicious malware allegedly causing havoc on the Internet. Your machine could be one of the 9,000 Canadian computers in the line of fire. If it’s affected, that is.