Category: Privacy

Tinder’s New Panic Button Is Sharing Your Data With Ad-Tech Companies 0

Tinder’s New Panic Button Is Sharing Your Data With Ad-Tech Companies

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Tinder has a proven track record of providing a dating platform to some less–than–stellar men who have been accused of raping—and in one grisly case, dismembering—women they’ve met through...

Use DuckDuckGo ‘Lite’ for Absurdly Fast Search Results 0

Use DuckDuckGo ‘Lite’ for Absurdly Fast Search Results

Most folks probably think of DuckDuckGo as the more privacy-focused alternative to Google, but one of the lesser-discussed benefits ditching all that data tracking is increased search speed. The normal DuckDuckGo search eats up...

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right 0

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right

Polina Arsentyeva Contributor Polina Arsentyeva, a former commercial litigator, is a data privacy attorney who counsels fintech and startup clients on how to innovate using data in a transparent and privacy-forward way. Companies often...

Adtech told to keep calm and fix its ‘lawfulness’ problem 0

Adtech told to keep calm and fix its ‘lawfulness’ problem

Six months after warning that the real-time bidding (RTB) component of programmatic online advertising is wildly out of control — i.e. in a breaking the law sense — the UK’s data protection watchdog has...

Healthcare startup Lyfebin exposed medical images 0

Healthcare startup Lyfebin exposed medical images

Healthcare startup Lyfebin exposed thousands of medical imaging files, such as X-rays, MRI scans, and ultrasounds. The Los Angeles-based healthcare startup allows doctors and medical staff to store medical images in its “secure environment,”...