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Epic Games Responds to Allegations of Tracking Steam Data With Epic Games Launcher

Epic Games’ launcher has been the product of much scrutiny as of late. The exclusivity of certain games such as Metro Exodus and now Phoenix Point caused some outcry from fans. Meanwhile, there…

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Dig Deep in Privacy by Codalyn

Imagine playing a narrative-rich game set in a Dutch countryside villa. Now imagine a future when smart devices have been replaced by AR and AI. Indie studio Codalyn, based in…

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Does Bethesda.net’s Account Creation Violate GDPR?

Bethesda’s had a rough few months, and things are getting a little more interesting with a Redditor’s recent discovery. First reported on GameWatcher.com, they found a popular Reddit thread discovered…

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Federal Judge Denies Warrant Request For Mass Fingerprinting

A federal judge has denied a request from the government to compel all people in a building to give up their fingerprints to unlock Apple iOS devices. Judge M. David…

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FCC Publishes Broadband Privacy Rules

The Federal Communications Commission(FCC) has adopted new rules which broadband providers must adhere to regarding the privacy of customer data. The FCC has published a press release as well as…

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Illinois Law Mandates Warrants For Stingray Use

Illinois will soon require that police obtain a warrant before using cell-site simulators. Under a law signed by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, police now have to demonstrate probable cause to obtain…

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Brazil’s Highest Court Overturns Third WhatsApp Block

For the third time in the last eight months, a Brazilian judge has ordered wireless service providers to block WhatsApp. The encrypted messaging app is once again being targeted because…

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Second Circuit Rules Domestic Warrants Don’t Apply to Foreign Servers

The Second Circuit Appeals Court has ruled that the US government cannot force Microsoft to turn over data held on servers located outside the US. The court found that the…

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Federal Judge Suppresses Stingray Evidence Obtained Without Warrant

District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan has suppressed evidence collected by the use of stingrays because the agency did not first obtain a warrant. This is the first time a federal…

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US Congress Tried, and Failed, to Strengthen the Patriot Act

While the cat is away, the mice will play, so to speak. Public outcry has determined the fate of unpopular bills in the past, so Congress appeared to be hoping…

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