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GDPR is Good. Blur is Better.

How much does GDPR improve privacy? Using Blur, individuals can avoid giving their personal information to companies in the first place. What is GDPR? The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is meant to give power over personal data back to the individual whose data is being held. It has been implemented in all European […]

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Privacy Matters in Vermont: State Passes Law to Regulate Data Brokers

Last week, Vermont became the first U.S. state to authorize and regulate data brokers that buy and sell personal information of consumers. The law is meant to provide an additional layer of protection to consumers as well as place accountability onto massive data brokers like White pages, Spokeo and Been Verified that up until now […]

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GDPR and Updates to Abine, Inc.’s Privacy Policy

GDPR and Updates to Abine, Inc.’s Privacy Policy At Abine, we’re dedicated to consumer privacy rights and support privacy policies that are understandable. We’re committed to responsibly handling any information we collect. We’re absolute in support of you owning your own data. We feel we’ve always been very transparent about our Privacy Policy and Data […]

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Mugshots.com Owners End up with their own Mugshots Online: (or, When Extortion of Privacy Backfires)

For years, websites like Mugshots.com, Mugshotsonline.us, and Jailbase.com have been profiting off of the humiliation of individuals who have had a run-in with the law. Last week, in one of the more comical stories in online privacy, two alleged owners of Mugshots.com finally got what was coming to them – they’ve been arrested on charges […]

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