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Twitter, Facebook, and Google are Fighting Internet Privacy Laws

Recently, the Information Technology Industry Council, which represents companies like Amazon, Visa, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple, released its “Framework to Advance Interoperable Rules (FAIR) on Privacy”. On the surface, it looks like tech companies are trying to protect user privacy. In reality, they want to make sure that they can continue to profit off […]

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Concerns Grow Among Ad Industry with Rollout of iOS 11

In late September, Apple released the next update to its extremely popular operating system, iOS 11. Like most operating system updates it includes the normal performance improvements, security patches or bug fixes you’d expect.  This time through, Apple also introduced Intelligent Tracking Protection in its Safari browser, and major players in the ad industry are […]

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Abine on Apple’s ‘differential privacy’: should you care?

If you’re a fan of Apple or use any of their products, then you’ve likely been following the recent news at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference. One of the new “features” that’s been getting press is Apple’s announcement that they’ll begin using technology known as “Differential Privacy” with iOS 10 in order to continuously improve […]

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Hackers attack Apple and Facebook

Even the giants of the tech industry are vulnerable to significant security breaches. Only days after Facebook revealed it had been hacked, Apple announced in a statement to Reuters that it was also the victim of a similar security attack involving the infection of malicious software (“malware”) on employee computers. Apple also disclosed that “other […]

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What Apple and Facebook’s new love affair means for your privacy

This post was written by Abine’s co-founder, Rob Shavell. Facebook and Apple announced that they’ve integrated their information and technologies to create a more “personalized experience” that connects your use of Apple products with your Facebook account and activities.  How will building Facebook into Apple affect your privacy? ReadWriteWeb reports the main ways in which […]

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