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A Closer Look at Location Data: Privacy and Pandemics
In light of COVID-19, there is heightened global interest in harnessing location data held by major tech companies to track individuals affected by the virus,
tracking  surveillance  coronavirus  AlgoReport 
12 days ago by barbarafister
Firefox turns encrypted DNS on by default to thwart snooping ISPs | Ars Technica
Firefox will start switching browser users to Cloudflare's encrypted-DNS service today and roll out the change across the United States in the coming weeks. "Today, Firefox began the rollout of encrypted DNS over HTTPS (DoH) by default for US-based users," Firefox maker Mozilla said in an announcement scheduled to go live at this link Tuesday morning. "The rollout will continue over the next few weeks to confirm no major issues are discovered as this new protocol is enabled for Firefox's US-based users."
browsers  tracking  privacy  surveillance  AlgoReport 
5 weeks ago by barbarafister

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