Prominent privacy watchdog EPIC complains to FCC about improper use of device identifiers.
In a new paper Ann Cavoukian and I argue that when reusing an existing architecture for unintended purposes, we must beware of unintended consequences
Could the slogan of “openness and choice” use a bit of tuning?
The notion that location information tied to random identifiers is not personally identifiable information is total hogwash.
Influential European ICT expert Jacques Bus on my posts about MAC addresses and their use by Google and Apple
Microsoft Identity Guru Accuses Apple, Google of trying to bury privacy alive
The current abuse of personal device identifiers by Google and Apple is at least as significant as the problems I discussed long ago with Passport
As the personal phone evolves it will become increasingly obvious that groups within some of our best tech companies have built businesses based on consciously crafted privacy fibs.
Google should change its FAQs about WiFi data collection to line up with what its PR people are telling journalists.
“Privacy Change: Apple Knows Where Your Phone Is And Is Telling People”