Privacy Digest 05/23

The privacy loophole in your doorbell

Police were investigating his neighbor. A judge gave officers access to all his security-camera footage, including inside his home.

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TikTok launches Project Clover to allay China security fears

After criticism from European institutions and the US, TikTok has launched "Project Clover" aiming to reduce concerns around the app sharing user data with China. It intends to offer "offer greater transparency around what happens to the data of the app's European customers".

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How to block ads on Android

Using a free ad blocker for Android is better than relying on Chrome’s ad blocking capabilities. Learn with Ghostery about preventing tracking techniques, blocking ads and pop-ups on your home screen, Youtube app, and while browsing the web.

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YouTube accused of collecting UK children's data

The video platform faces a challenge over claims it is gathering and using the data of under-13s.

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Air Canada plans to begin facial recognition for Toronto flights 'very shortly'

Air Canada now offers passengers the choice to use facial recognition technology when boarding select flights, and Toronto Pearson International Airport travellers might soon be able to use it.

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Signal app warns it will quit UK if law weakens end-to-end encryption

Boss of messaging app says users’ trust at risk from powers in online safety bill to impose monitoring

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