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More than a year after CloudPets connected teddy bears were found to have exposed 2.2 million voice recordings between parents and their children in a significant data breach, Amazon, Target and Walmart have pulled the toys from their online markets. But it’s the installed base of the connected cuddlies that should be of greater concern. […]

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Recent concessions by Microsoft in the data its Windows 10 “phones home” to company servers won cautious praise from one critic this week. “The changes were very welcome from our perspective,” said Maul Kaila, legal intake coordinator at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in an interview Wednesday. “They were definitely needed.” Read More

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Digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Forum (EFF) yesterday came out swinging against the Privacy Shield, the intended successor to the recently invalidated Safe Harbor agreement, which sets official policy on how companies must handle the exchange of consumers’ personal data from Europe to the U.S. In a scathing blog post, the EFF asserted that […]

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