Apple Could Spy on iPhone Users and Provide Real-Time Reports to the Police

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Bogdan Papa Softpedia Apple is one of the largest tech companies in the United States that have been involved in user spying scandals, with many accusing the firm of working with the government on snooping on customers and providing law enforcement with access to their data.  Cupertino, on the other […]

Is your printer spying on you? Full list of manufacturers who use secret ‘tracking dots’ revealed

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Big name manufacturers who employ invisible yellow dot spy code revealed. James Billington IB Times When NSA contractor Reality Winner allegedly printed out a trove of top secret government information, little did she know that a hidden feature within the printer called tracking dots could forensically lead authorities straight back […]

Google Is About to Start Tracking Your Offline Behavior, Too

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Josie Wales The Antimedia It’s no secret that Google already monitors its users’ online shopping activity, but now it will follow them out of their homes and keep a close eye on every interaction they make. The tech giant announced a new system to track users’ in-store credit card purchases […]

G7 leaders reach impasse on climate, urge cyber crackdown

Andreas Rinke and Steve Holland Reuters Leaders from the world’s major industrialised nations failed to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to back a landmark climate deal at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after hours of talks that were described by Germany‘s leader as “controversial”. Meeting days after a […]

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

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AP BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved content considered superstitious and harmful to minors. Almost half of China‘s 730 million internet users use live […]

Despite apprehension, Pope Francis and President Trump talked in a “relaxed, sincere way,” sources say

Gerard O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump’s private meeting with Pope Francis “went well,” informed Vatican sources told America after the visit. The sources, who asked not to be identified, acknowledged that there had been some “apprehension” on the eve of the visit, which was reflected on Francis’ face […]

Trump ‘determined to pursue peace’ after Pope meeting

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BBC US President Donald Trump has said he is “more determined than ever” to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip. The two […]

Brown: Trump will come around on climate change

Carla Marinucci Politico SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Jerry Brown, one of the Democratic Party’s most outspoken critics of Republican climate change policy, said Wednesday he now believes that President Donald Trump is a political “realist” who will likely listen to what Pope Francis, China and other world leaders are […]