Nearly 9 out-of-10 Americans have heard of Edward Snowden and the NSA leaks, but only 34% of people have taken at least one step to shield their information, according to a Pew Research Center study released today.
Almost two years after Snowden made his initial revelations, Pew has published a study in which they asked Americans what they thought of the government surveillance programs that Snowden revealed, and whether they have altered their online activities and communication habits since they have learned details of the surveillance.
The Netherlands is known for its elaborate flood-control system, excellent soccer and a very tall populace. And it may one day have a reputation as a world leader in online privacy. Read More
Lots to cover since our last privacy report. First up…
Outdated encryption tech leaves millions of devices, websites vulnerable
A decision made decades ago to use a weak form of encryption on devices exported to other countries is having present-day consequences. Read More
There will soon be another reason to anonymize the searches you run on Google – all due due to a relatively minor change in the way YouTube makes money. Read More