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Walgreens Security Breach Leaked Millions Of Patients’ Covid Test Data To Hackers, Including Your Birthday And Home Address

Walgreens Security Breach Leaked Millions Of Patients’ Covid Test Data To Hackers, Including Your Birthday And Home Address

by: Ethan Huff (Natural News) Did you or someone you know ever get tested for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) at a Walgreens pharmacy location? If so, you should probably know that your personal information, including test results, may have been stolen by hackers. Your name, birthday, “gender identity,” phone number, address and email could have been one […]

Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

Happy 20th Anniversary. Guess What Your Gift Is?

  by Thomas L. Knapp Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, the US government is finally — well, probably, kinda sorta — ending its lost war with Afghanistan, drawing down its presence in Iraq, and reducing the heat of its “global war on terror” from a rolling boil to hot-tub temperature. Good news, right? After […]

SAFETY & PRIVACY ALERT: EFFECTIVE 6/8/2021

SAFETY & PRIVACY ALERT: EFFECTIVE 6/8/2021

Amazon is updating it’s RING and ECHO devices with a new software that will share your details with neighboring WiFi systems in a program called SIDEWALK. This is part of a long term plan to know your location without you enabling location services. It links all homes together and allows pin point location of technology […]

Commentary | The Biden Administration Wants to Partner with Criminals to Spy on You

Commentary | The Biden Administration Wants to Partner with Criminals to Spy on You

COLUMN by Thomas L. Knapp “The Biden administration,” CNN reports, “is considering using outside firms to track extremist chatter by Americans online.” Federal law enforcement agencies are legally and constitutionally  forbidden to monitor the private activities of citizens without first getting warrants based on probable cause to believe those citizens have committed, or are committing, […]

Consumers Who Want Privacy Are Finally Getting Their Way

Consumers Who Want Privacy Are Finally Getting Their Way

Jeffrey A. Tucker . I just updated my iPhone with a new feature that is long overdue. I’m thrilled to say that anyone who has downloaded the update is now in a position to control what personal information is used and passed on by various applications on the smartphone.  Apple has been generally better than […]

Virus Contact Tracing Opens Door to Privacy Violations, Say Critics

Virus Contact Tracing Opens Door to Privacy Violations, Say Critics

BY MATTHEW VADUM As governments gear up contact tracing efforts aimed at containing the spread of the CCP virus that causes the disease COVID-19, critics worry privacy will be compromised, which some say could threaten freedom. The push to implement widespread contact tracing, which involves tracking infected people and those they have come into contact with, comes after months of now-easing lockdowns. Contact tracing […]

Port of Hueneme Chamber of Commerce Presents Dr. Judy Christman Yates “Cyber Scams & How to Protect your Privacy”

Port of Hueneme Chamber of Commerce Presents Dr. Judy Christman Yates “Cyber Scams & How to Protect your Privacy”

Join us on February 22 from 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Port Hueneme Historical Society Museum  at 220 Market Street in Port Hueneme to hear Dr. Judy Christman Yates talk about Cyber Scams & How to Protect Your Privacy Dr. Judy Christmas Yates, Ph.D., retired Coordinator of the Financial Abuse Specialist Team (FAST), […]

OPINION: California’s New Privacy Law is No Model for the Nation

OPINION: California’s New Privacy Law is No Model for the Nation

Bartlett Cleland | Contributor The fundamental problem of defining privacy is the same as defining obscenity. What is an outrage to one person is no big deal to another. Justice Potter Stewart said it best in his concurrence in the landmark case on obscenity (Jacobellis v. Ohio): “I shall not today attempt further to define […]

Major online privacy bill becomes law after whirlwind week

Major online privacy bill becomes law after whirlwind week

by Chris Reed . A far-reaching online privacy bill that got next-to-no vetting or legislative debate was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown last Thursday – the product of a quickly hammered-out agreement among state legislators, privacy advocates, tech firms and a real estate tycoon whose qualifying of an even more sweeping privacy measure for the November ballot […]

Privacy and Politics: The Hypocrisy of the Surveillance Statists

Privacy and Politics: The Hypocrisy of the Surveillance Statists

. by Thomas L. Knapp The New York Times reports that at least six members of the Trump administration used personal email accounts to discuss White House matters. Given president Donald Trump’s campaign and post-campaign harping (as the Times puts it) on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s illegal use of a private server and […]

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