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Why a journaling app is the most interesting thing Apple has done this year

Local police should not be your go-to source for iPhone safety news

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Meredith Whittaker wants to keep your digital conversations private

Your phone is the key to your digital life. Make sure you know what to do if you lose it.

The chaotic and cinematic MGM casino hack, explained

The anatomy of a Facebook account heist

Gen Z falls for online scams more than their boomer grandparents do

Public phone chargers are convenient, but are they also dangerous?

Is YouTube tracking your kids again?

Is Zoom using your meetings to train its AI?

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The tricky truth about how generative AI uses your data

There’s a handy new label to tell you if your gadget is easy to hack or not 

Tax prep companies let Google and Facebook sell ads off your data

The US government is buying your data to spy on you

Tesla’s cameras are reportedly spying on customers, but it’s not just a Tesla problem

Google’s new AI chatbot seems boring. Maybe that’s the point.

Stop using your phone number to log in

The new Congress is enlisting kids in its ongoing fight with Big Tech

GoodRx made money off your health data. The FTC is making it pay.

Why you saw more ads on your iPhone in 2022

Apple makes it easier to keep your data secret from hackers, cops, and even Apple

Cookie pop-ups have taken over the internet. Here’s how to stop them.

You’re being tracked through your email. Here’s how to stop it.

The end of Roe could finally convince Americans to care more about privacy

Amazon’s Ring privacy problem is back

Should I delete my period app? And other post-Roe privacy questions.

What police could find out about your illegal abortion

Meta is getting data about you from some surprising places

The problem with schools turning to surveillance after mass shootings

The future of 911 is a little bit creepy

The winners and losers of Apple’s anti-tracking feature

The danger of making the internet safe for kids

Inheriting bitcoin is harder than it sounds

Getting a Covid-19 test at Walgreens isn’t as much of a privacy risk as it used to be

Apple would like to clear a few things up

Is it a HIPAA violation for your employer to require vaccines?

This outed priest’s story is a warning for everyone about the need for data privacy laws

There’s a better way to protect yourself from hackers and identity thieves

Your most important vaccine passport questions, answered

Here’s the nuclear option to opt out of tracking on iOS

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