Why Facebook's Banned 'Research' App Was So Invasive

Until Apple revoked its privileges Wednesday, Facebook was paying iOS users $20 a month to download and install the data-sucking...

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Facebook Hires Up Three of Its Biggest Privacy Critics

Can a trio of privacy advocates effect change from within Facebook—or will they be stifled by corporate bureaucracy?

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Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records

The so-called Collections #1-5 represent a gargantuan, patched-together Frankenstein of rotting personal data.

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Indian Government Invites Law Firm to Present Suggestions for Crypto Regulation
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Indian Government Invites Law Firm to Present Suggestions for Crypto Regulation

The Indian government has invited lawyers from Nishith Desai Associates to present their suggestions for the country’s crypto regulation. This is in response to the firm’s submission of a proposed regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. The suggestions include avoiding prohibition, taking a balanced approach, options for licensing, and self-regulation for the industry. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto...

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Genesis Capital Processed $1.1B of Cryptocurrency Loans in 2018
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Genesis Capital Processed $1.1B of Cryptocurrency Loans in 2018

Cryptocurrency lender Genesis Capital provided $500 million worth of digital asset loans in the fourth quarter of 2018 alone, soaring almost 100 percent from six months earlier, when the company started its lending business. Altogether, loans reached $1.11 billion for the whole of last year. Also read: Iran in Talks With 8 Countries for use of Cryptocurrency in Financial Transactions Crypto Loans Rose Sharply in Q4 Despite...

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