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Terms of Service (ToS) in Once Human Explained

Aleksander Kartasinski, 10 July 2024, 02:39

If you are concerned about Once Human's ToS as well as its Privacy Policy, here you will find some explanation that will allow you to correctly judge if you want to give this game a shot.

Private Games, New Shopping Cart, and Longer Launch Discounts. Steam With More Updates

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 March 2024, 04:50

Steam is introducing a long-tested feature for private games and doubles the length of time for which a game's launch discount can last.

Valve is Testing Private Games on Steam; Hide Inconvenient Titles From Your Friends

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 December 2023, 02:57

Steam finally lets you test a feature that will help you hide embarrassing games from your library from your friends.

Minecraft Taps Into Private Data to Test Whether Players are 'Having Fun'

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 November 2022, 15:36

Minecraft is testing more changes from update 1.19.3. Snapshot 22w46a introduces interesting features, but will also enable Mojang to collect more data on the players.

DuckDuckGo Records 100 Million Searches a Day; Privacy Increasingly Popular

Arkadiusz Strzala, 29 December 2021, 15:56

The popularity of DuckDuckGo is growing, with the search engine already being used an average of 100 million times a day. It's worth knowing why this is happening, at least if you're concerned about the privacy of your data.

Google Employees Oppose Company's Cooperation With Israel

Arkadiusz Strzala, 02 November 2021, 17:36

Employees protest against the Nimbus project, a joint initiative of Google, Amazon and the Israeli government. Several of them renounce the anonymity of the petition and at the same time reveal their Semitic nationality.

Google Chrome 94 Introduces Controversial AFK Detection

Arkadiusz Strzala, 24 September 2021, 14:01

Chrome browser is introducing a feature that many may see as another level of surveillance. The new API that detects user inactivity takes into account much more data.

Apple Will Track Our Movements to Save Energy

Pingwin, 02 September 2021, 10:31

Both cameras and data from other Apple hardware will be used to detect if we are using the device at any given time.

Amazon One Pays $10 For a Palm Scan

Konrad Sarzynski, 03 August 2021, 17:33

Amazon is trying to encourage customers to share a scan of their palm for its innovative Amazon One payment system. The US giant is offering $10 in shopping coupons for the biometric data.

EU Cracks Down on Crypto; No More Anonymous Transactions?

Adam Krolak, 23 July 2021, 13:00

The European Commission intends to limit the anonymity of transactions using cryptocurrencies. The reason is that they are used for money laundering and other financial crimes.

Facebook Has a Problem - Ad Revenue Could Drop as People Don't Want to be Tracked

Arkadiusz Strzala, 15 July 2021, 17:30

Mark Zuckerberg may not be happy with the changes in the new version of iOS. After the June update, Facebook's ad revenue may drop significantly. The reason is the lack of consent of users to track their online activities.

Price Tag for Our LinkedIn Data Revealed

Konrad Sarzynski, 01 July 2021, 13:20

The data of 700 million LinkedIn users has gone up for sale. This is another such case, and the way the data was obtained and the price for the entire database should raise many eyebrows.

Marvel's Avengers Bug Reveals Player IP Addresses During Streams

Adrian Werner, 23 June 2021, 16:06

Marvel's Avengers bug causes PS5 streamers to unwillingly reveal their IP numbers to viewers. A hotfix is on its way, expected to be released this afternoon.

One Billion Android Smartphones Vulnerable to Eavesdropping

Michal Ciezadlik, 07 May 2021, 15:33

A large vulnerability in Qualcomm's component security systems has been discovered. The consequence of the security hole could expose many Android smartphones to eavesdropping.

Riot Games Will Record Voice Chat in Valorant

Adrian Piotrowski, 02 May 2021, 18:39

Riot Games, the company behind Valorant, will monitor conversations in voice chat. This is all as part of the fight against hate speech and toxic players.

Facebook Will Not Warn Users Affected by Data Leak

Kamil Komaniecki, 09 April 2021, 15:15

Facebook has no plans to warn users whose data got leaked online. The website believes it has done everything it can to take care of security.

Facebook's CEO Preferred to Use Signal

Ewelina Krzykala, 07 April 2021, 14:52

Mark Zuckerberg, known for not talking much about his private life, takes his privacy seriously. After his phone number was leaked, it was revealed that he registered an account with Signal, a competitor to Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

Android Sends 20 Times More of Your Data Than iPhone

Arkadiusz Strzala, 01 April 2021, 15:23

Google can collect up to 20 times more data than Apple. That's according to a controversial study published by a researcher at a Dublin university.

Google Sued for Incognito Mode Tracking

Bart Swiatek, 15 March 2021, 16:00

An American court will hear the class action lawsuit filed against Google. The plaintiffs accuse the corporation of not being clear enough about the limitations of incognito mode in the Chrome browser and are demanding $5 billion.

Google to Stop Targeting Ads Using Web Browsing History

Michael Kulakowski, 03 March 2021, 21:46

Google is making big changes to its existing business model. The company has announced that it will stop selling ads that use users' search and browsing history. The existing solutions will be replaced by new data collection techniques that are based on anonymous information covering large groups of Internet users.

Facebook Ad Advertises User Tracking

Arkadiusz Strzala, 01 March 2021, 14:03

Facebook has released an ad video that attempts to warm up the image of ad tracking. It is mainly aimed at Apple device users and related to the introduction of App Tracking Transparency.

TikTok is a Threat to Children, Claims Complaint to European Commission

Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 14:11

The EU consumer rights organisation BEUC has filed a complaint with the European Commission against the popular online platform TikTok. The entity accuses the Chinese company of violating numerous provisions of EU law.

iPhone Apps Will Ask If They Can Track You

Jan Kasprzak, 31 January 2021, 19:43

Apple will soon introduce App Tracking Transparency on iPhones and iPads. Apps will ask users for permission to collect and use data.

WhatsApp Loses Millions of Users but Gains New Virus

Konrad Sarzynski, 26 January 2021, 15:35

Dark clouds are gathering over WhatsApp. First, plans for controversial privacy policy changes, now a virus spreading via messages. The creators of Signal and Telegram are rubbing their hands in glee.

DuckDuckGo Grows in Strength; Popularity Record Broken

Bartlomiej Sagan, 18 January 2021, 22:46

DuckDuckGo, an Internet search engine that focuses on user privacy, recently broke a popularity record. At the peak moment, it broke the barrier of 100 million searches per day.

WhatsApp Claims it Doesn't Know Your Location; Terms and Conditions Say Otherwise

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2021, 16:12

WhatsApp is trying to deal with the image crisis caused by the recent update of terms and conditions. The company has published an infographic to explain the situation to the users. Unfortunately, it looks like there was incorrect information on it.

WhatsApp Introduces Controversial Changes; Musk Responds: „Use Signal”

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 January 2021, 22:00

The new regulations of WhatsApp messenger will enable the app to send user data to Facebook. The decision caused a lot of controversy on the web, and Elon Musk encouraged dissatisfied users to use competitive Signal.

Can You Guess the Most Popular Password of 2020?

Bart Swiatek, 30 December 2020, 15:03

NordPass regularly updates the list of the most popular passwords used by Internet users. The list was invariably dominated by an immortal classic.

Epic Games Store Launcher Sends Out Suspiciously Large Amounts of Data

Bart Swiatek, 28 December 2020, 13:11

Reports that have emerged online suggest that Epic Games Store's digital client is sending out very large amounts of data somewhere - even over 514 KB per hour. One user also claims that the app's behavior negatively affects his Ryzen 7 5800X.

Sony Explains Voice Chat Moderation System of PS5

Adrian Werner, 17 October 2020, 20:50

Sony has explained how the voice chat moderation system on PlayStation 5 will work, enabling players to send reports with records of toxic comments from other users.

PS4 Firmware 8.0 Eavesdrops on Players? Sony Explains

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 October 2020, 18:33

The internet became abuzz after a new firmware update for PlayStation 4 introduced a warning message to informing of the possibility of our calls from being recorded. Sony commented on the matter.

Facebook Will Earn Less on iOS 14 as Our Data Will be Better Protected

Bart Swiatek, 27 August 2020, 17:59

Facebook reported that the changes that Apple plans to introduce in the iOS 14 operating system could contribute to a very significant decrease in revenues from Audience Network advertising. It may turn out that further offering it on Apple's platform will be pointless.

US Secret Service Bought Information About Smartphone Users

Michael Kulakowski, 18 August 2020, 19:46

Vice reports that the U.S. Secret Service has circumvented laws requiring it to obtain a court order to track citizens. It was doing so by buying geolocation data from mobile app manufacturers using proxies. The practice was used for many years.

As Much as Half of Young Americans Would Like TikTok Back

Karol Laska, 15 August 2020, 19:24

A survey conducted on TruePublic was used to gather the opinions of US citizen on the ban imposed on TikTok. Most people disagree with Donald Trump's decision.

Facebook Sued for Ulawful Collection of Biometric Data

Karol Laska, 13 August 2020, 19:32

The California state court has received serious accusations that Facebook is illegally collecting biometric data of Instagram users.

Twitter - Phone Numbers Added for Protection Were Used to Make Money

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 August 2020, 21:45

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Twitter in connection with a case of „unintentional” selling of access to the emails and telephone numbers provided by users as part of a two-step verification, among other things, to advertisers.

Apple Will Enable Us to Restrict Apps' Access to Data

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 10 July 2020, 14:59

Apple takes our privacy seriously. It will let us choose what we want to share and with whom.

Experts Warn: Do Not Use TikTok

Mateusz Popielak, 29 June 2020, 19:52

More and more reports indicate that TikTok can access huge amounts of data without the user's knowledge, as well as read the contents of the clipboard.

No More Data Encryption? Controversial US Government Bill

Arkadiusz Strzala, 29 June 2020, 16:14

The U.S. Government intends to introduce legislation to address vulnerabilities in the encryption of software used in the country. Back doord hidden in the code would enable the government services to fight crime more effectively.

Microsoft Edge Imports Data From Firefox Without User Consent

Mateusz Popielak, 24 June 2020, 18:16

More and more dissatisfied users say that Microsoft Edge imports data from other browsers without their knowledge.

Google Will Pay Fine, as French Court Upholds Ruling

Bart Swiatek, 22 June 2020, 15:34

Google will have to pay a fine of 50 million Euros for violating user privacy and improperly obtaining permission to display personalized ads. The ruling concerns a case from January, last year.

Chrome Extensions Stole User Data

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 19 June 2020, 13:36

More than 70 different extensions and add-ons have been found spying on and sending sensitive data of Google Chrome users, according to Reuters UK.

Google May Pay a Fine for Tracking Users

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 03 June 2020, 14:03

Google has been sued for $5 billion for violating the privacy of users using „incognito” mode in their web browser.

New Convenient Way to Delete Old Facebook Posts

Mateusz Popielak, 03 June 2020, 13:44

Facebook begins releasing a tool to help manage our content. With it, we can, for example, delete our old posts.

Xiaomi Accused of Spying Users

Mateusz Popielak, 04 May 2020, 16:57

Xiaomi has been accused of violating its users' privacy. MI browsers are said to collect personal data that allow for a user to be identified even in incognito mode.

Turns out Sensitive Data of 270 Million People are Not Worth Much

Mateusz Popielak, 22 April 2020, 16:42

The profiles of millions of Facebook users have leaked to the Dark Web. They could be bought in the form of a list for 500 euros.

Function in Android Allows Companies to Check What We Have Installed on Our Phone

Bart Swiatek, 27 March 2020, 15:35

One of the features of the Android operating system enables third parties to collect information about applications installed on the users' smartphones. This is the so-called IAM - an element of the programming interface, also known by its full name - Installed Application Methods.

Edward Snowden Warns - Threat of Surveillance is More Permanent That the Virus

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 March 2020, 17:40

Edward Snowden, the protagonist of the affair with the disclosure of secret documents of the American NSA, expressed his concern about the government's moves in connection with the coronavirus epidemic. A former CIA employee believes that politicians may have a problem with giving up, among other things, surveillance of citizens with the help of artificial intelligence after dealing with the current crisis.

Australia Sues Facebook; Up to 529 Billion Australian Dollars at Stake

Bart Swiatek, 10 March 2020, 13:36

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OIAC), the Australian authority responsible for privacy, has sued Facebook for negligence related to the Cambridge Analytica affair. The lawsuit concerns the disclosure of private information of over 300,000 users, which may result in a fine of nearly 530 billion Australian dollars.

DuckDuckGo Provides a Great List of Websites That Track Us on the Web

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 March 2020, 15:16

DuckDuckGo has released Tracker Radar - a huge database of websites that track Internet users. The company hopes that this will increase the privacy of web browser users. In addition, it was revealed which companies most often collect information about our online activities.