Privacy Digest 23/22
Apple is becoming an ad company despite privacy claims
Apple’s ad business is growing fast. It tracks you in its apps and uses that data to sell you ads despite its privacy claims.
Brave's Search Engine Starts Offering 'Privacy-Preserving Ads'
Brave Software says the ads won't be used to profile users. However, the decision to start testing the ads is already turning off some users.
Thinking about taking your computer to the repair shop? Be very afraid
Not surprisingly, female customers bear the brunt of the privacy violations.
Microsoft 365 banned in German schools over privacy concerns
German schools cannot legally use Microsoft Office 365 over lack of clarity about how data is collected, shared and used, as well as the potential for unlawful transfer of European citizens’ personal data to the US.
Is Mastodon Private and Secure? EFF Takes a Look
With so many users migrating to Mastodon as their micro-blogging service of choice, a lot of questions are being raised about the privacy and security of the platform. Though in no way comprehensive, we have a few thoughts we’d like to share on the topic.