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Snap Maps: Your Newest Social Privacy Concern

A few weeks back, Snapchat introduced its newest feature: Snap Maps. The app’s newest attribute allows you to share your current physical location with anyone that you’re already friends with on the app. While Snap Maps seems like a great idea from a social standpoint (as demonstrated by the Snap Map introduction video), it clearly […]

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How you can use Abine’s Blur App with iOS10 and iPhone 7

It’s become a regular September event with Apple—the tech giant has once again delivered its latest news: the iPhone 7 is here. Apart from the fact that every iPhone user will eventually have to switch over to wireless headphones, the iPhone 7 introduction did not appear to be a breakthrough announcement by any means. 

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Android users’ personal information made public via Google Play

Have you purchased an app on your Android mobile recently? If so, your personal information—full name, zip code, and email address—may currently be in the hands of the third party developer who created that new app you love so much. Australian app developer Dan Nolan recently posted on his blog that he, without realizing, had […]

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Commerce Department’s first-ever privacy meeting underwhelms

Hundreds of the privacy-aware population showed at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA)  first-ever public meeting on mobile privacy last week.  The meeting highlighted that we have a long way to go, and that there’s a great need to move conversation into action. The NTIA, part of the Department of Commerce, is the Executive […]

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