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Online Privacy Leaders including Abine, Brave, DuckDuckGo, Mozilla Firefox, and more launch “GPC” (Global Privacy Control) Standard for Web Browsers

Announcing a New Standard for Online Privacy Announced today, the Global Privacy Control (“GPC”) is a new standard web browsers and websites can use, to simplify making and handling online privacy requests – particularly requests like “Do Not Sell” (do not sell my data to third parties without my consent). Such online privacy requests have […]

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Blur, Meet Microsoft Edge

It’s official: Blur is now available for the new Microsoft Edge.   When Microsoft first released Edge in 2015, it was built on their own proprietary Browser Engine, EdgeHTML. This made it extremely difficult for developers (like us) to provide their users with compatible versions of their software.  In 2019 however, Edge was finally rebuilt […]

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Contact tracing by Apple and Google: is privacy dead?

Apple and Google mobile operating systems will offer a common way for anyone’s smartphone to log its location and the location of all the other phones it has been in close proximity to each day.  In essence, imagine a Facebook “social graph” of all your Facebook family and friends and their connections – but instead […]

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This is why credit card fraud is still a problem even after chip cards.

Credit Cards Are More Secure, But Credit Card Fraud Continues to Grow As US credit/debit-card point-of-sale security measures have improved, counterfeiters and payments-scams operators have increasingly moved online, and the tools and methods they employ credit card fraud have become both more diverse and more effective.  In 2020, the risk-return of stealing credit/debit card data […]

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Mainstream Privacy: Sign in with Apple and Blur Masked Emails

At its 2019 developer conference, Apple announced Masked Email support with Sign in with Apple, but only for websites that integrate its login technology and for users that use Apple IDs. We think it’s great that Apple recognizes how valuable Masked Emails are for protecting privacy and security. However, we prefer our approach with Blur, […]

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