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The Netherlands is known for its elaborate flood-control system, excellent soccer and a very tall populace. And it may one day have a reputation as a world leader in online privacy.
Lots to cover since our last privacy report. First up… Outdated encryption tech leaves millions of devices, websites vulnerable A decision made decades ago to use a weak form of encryption on devices exported to other countries is having present-day consequences.
Verizon Wireless to allow ‘supercookie’ opt-out The nation’s largest wireless carrier, stung by criticism about its use of “supercookie” trackers on customers’ mobile devices, will start allowing people to opt out of supercookie tracking. The move, announced at the end of January, marks a sharp reversal for Verizon, which until recently had only let customers opt out of marketing programs that […]