At Abine, our #1 priority is helping consumers keep their private information private. In addition to Abine Blur’s Masked Emails and Masked Cards feature, one of the cool premium features included with a Blur subscription is Masked Phone.
Just like Masked Emails and Masked Cards, we recommend that you give out your Masked Phone number online—or in person—whenever you’re uncomfortable giving out your real phone number. The Masked Phone number that you receive from us acts as a ‘forwarding’ phone number that will forward all calls and text messages to your real phone number, without sacrificing your privacy or being forced to give your phone number to slimy companies who will sell your phone number to the highest bidder. Read More
TL;DR: playing Pokémon Go is probably not a great idea if you’re at all concerned about your or your child’s privacy.
The phenomenon of the “augmented reality” game Pokémon Go has been a big topic of conversation around the world. The game relies on real-world physical locations that you can visit – and while there, use the App on your phone to play for virtual prizes. Like most freemium games, you can also pay to speed up or enhance your character and capabilities by spending real money.
If you’re a fan of Apple or use any of their products, then you’ve likely been following the recent news at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference. One of the new “features” that’s been getting press is Apple’s announcement that they’ll begin using technology known as “Differential Privacy” with iOS 10 in order to continuously improve the iOS user experience.
Although Apple typically never shares their OS secrets, they did provide the following explanation about differential privacy: Read More