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The Pros, Cons and Neutral Cases for CPRA/Prop 24

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – the country’s most ambitious state-level attempt at online consumer privacy protection – went into effect this year, and quickly disappointed many privacy advocates for its limited oversight and weak enforcement mechanisms. Prop 24 – or, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) – aims to plug many of the […]

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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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Privacy Tips for Working at Home (3 part series)

Part 1: updated 4/14/20 Part 2: updated 4/20/20 Part 3: updated 5/11/20 Starting in March 2020, cities and states across the US began implementing ‘stay-at-home/ shelter-in-place’ recommendations for any non-essential workforce to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and your average worker has started working at home instead of in the office. In this 3 […]

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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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