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Privacy & Security

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

Your Slack DMs aren’t as private as you think

Dark patterns, the tricks websites use to make you say yes, explained

Everything you need to know about vaccine passports

Clubhouse got a little less creepy thanks to a recent update

How your mobile carrier makes money off some of your most sensitive data

This Democrat has a federal privacy bill Republicans might actually like

Why some like Apple’s new privacy labels, despite their flaws

Why you should care about data privacy even if you have “nothing to hide”

Why right-wing extremists’ favorite new platform is so dangerous

The year we gave up on privacy

Live results for California’s data privacy ballot initiative

Facebook glitch blocks certain political ads, raising new questions about transparency

It’s easier than ever for police to get your phone data

Google and Facebook hate a proposed privacy law. News publishers should embrace it.

It’s easier than ever to find out how your favorite websites are tracking you