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Tim Cook hits Facebook again over privacy concerns
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Tim Cook hits Facebook again over privacy concerns

Tim Cook took a break from criticizing Facebook on Tuesday to present the next step in Apple’s big education plans. But the CEO is back at it. Sitting down with MSNBC and Recode at a town hall event, Cook was once again asked about consumer privacy in the wake of fallout over Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica quagmire.…

Monero Privacy Protections Aren’t as Strong as They Seem
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Monero Privacy Protections Aren’t as Strong as They Seem

As discerning dark web drug dealers and pseudonymous hackers have figured that Bitcoin is not magically private money, many have turned to Monero, a digital coin that promises a far higher degree of anonymity and untraceability baked into its design. But one group of researchers has found that Monero's privacy protections, while better than Bitcoin's,…

What Facebook’s privacy policy allows may surprise you
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What Facebook’s privacy policy allows may surprise you

NEW YORK (AP) — To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You'll get a file with every photo and comment you've posted, all the ads you've clicked on, stuff you've liked and searched for and everyone you've friended — and unfriended — over the years. This trove…