LinkedIn is being sneaky over your privacy settings!

Just in case this hasn't come to your notice yet, but linkedin has the right to use your photos for advertising if you don't opt-out 😦 Read more here. There is already discussions in progress on which privacy laws it is potentially breaking. To opt-out you need to do the following: 1) go to your … Continue reading LinkedIn is being sneaky over your privacy settings!

National Crime Database Raises Privacy Concerns

The (quiet) introduction of a National Police Reference System in Australia has raised concerns on the impact on privacy.  The database (run by CRIMTRAC has millions of records - including DNA and fingerprints) and is able to be accessed by all Australian law enforcement officers.  There are up to 80,000 accesses to the data per day. For more … Continue reading National Crime Database Raises Privacy Concerns

Check out Google’s new privacy controls!

Looks as though Google is taking a significant initiative in enabling transparency in what they are collecting on you and how it is used. Check out this for the full article. "It has created a window into part of its database, so users can see that Google has deduced that they are interested in “Anime … Continue reading Check out Google’s new privacy controls!