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Softcard Won’t Do It for Google: How to Get Digital Wallets Right

Both Google and Softcard (AT&T / Verizon / T-Mobile) have spent a lot of dough (over $1bn) on mobile wallets with comparatively little to show for their investment. Despite this, there is a sense that after Apple Pay’s launch in October 2014, this long-awaited market opportunity is upon us. We at Abine believe it is – […]

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Is Blur the Best Password Manager for Me?

Blur is many things – a tracker blocker, an identity shield and a password manager. Until late 2014, tracker blocking and password management were handled by DoNotTrackMe and MaskMe, respectively. With Blur, we rolled DNTM and MM into one suite, which means you only need a single login to manage and mask your identity – […]

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The Week in Privacy

Writers express concern about government spying Writers, editors and translators around the globe are tweaking what they publish and censoring themselves in response to government surveillance, a new survey shows. The nonprofit PEN American Center polled more than 700 writers in fall 2014, in countries classified as “free”, “partly free” and “not free”. While respondents in […]

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New Year, Masked You

It’s taken some highly publicized hacks, and more than 300 million compromised accounts in 2014, but the nation is finally paying attention to digital privacy. The question is, what can an individual person do about privacy protection? While it’s true that there are more digital threats than ever – private hackers in Russia, government-affiliated hacker groups […]

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