Privacy, censorship, & security in the news.

Here are a collection of links to articles I have found about privacy, censorship, and securty that are worth a read! I can't possibly write articles covering all the news on these topics, but I can share some good articles from other websites with you here instead. Note that I occasionally find a decent article from a source I can't stand. In this case, I will run the link through "" so I don't send the site in question any traffic.

Mozilla Says Chrome’s Latest Feature Enables Surveillance

September 21, 2021
"Chrome 94 has officially dropped. As is always the case with a new browser version, there’s plenty to be excited about. However, there are also some items to be skeptical about, including a feature Mozilla claims enables surveillance on you."
Read full article onHow-To Geek

In-Car Cameras Are Now Watching Every Little Thing You Do - Activist Post

September 20, 2021
"Cameras that were put in cars to catch drivers falling asleep are now catching...well, everything."
Read full article onActivist Post

Police regularly using Google data to identify suspects in criminal investigations: report

September 18, 2021
""Geofence warrants" deployed by law enforcement as part of dragnets."
Read full article onJust The News

High-Level ExpressVPN Executive Ensnared in Criminal Surveillance Operation

September 17, 2021
"The Chief Information Officer for ExpressVPN, Daniel Gericke, has entered into a plea deal with the US government for his role in facilitating the United Arab Emirates in hacking and surveilling state dissidents. Gericke, who was formerly employed by the US military, has admitted to violating US hacking laws and facilitating the UAE in a …"
Read full article onRestorePrivacy

Facebook bans German anti-lockdown accounts under new ‘social harm’ policy

September 16, 2021
"Facebook removed almost 150 accounts and pages linked to anti-lockdown demonstrators in Germany, the company announced Thursday, under a new policy focused..."
Read full article onMarketWatch

ExpressVPN bought for $1bn by Brit biz with an intriguing history in adware

September 14, 2021
"'Kape has moved on from those times'"
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Elizabeth Warren Demands Amazon Censor Best-Selling Books

September 14, 2021
"ZeroHedge - On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
Read full article onZeroHedge

ProtonMail faces criticism for handing over IP address in compliance with Swiss law

September 7, 2021
"Handing over data."
Read full article onReclaim The Net

European Nations Adopting National IDs Linked to Digital Wallets - Activist Post

September 7, 2021
"Though each country will maintain current national ID systems, these systems will form the basis of the European Digital Identity."
Read full article onActivist Post

UK's Home Secretary launches new campaign, complaining UK spies should have access to citizens' private messages

September 6, 2021
"Civil liberties in a tailspin."
Read full article onReclaim The Net