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Facebook plans to track which stores you shop at, report data to advertisers

Here’s how the system works: If you have location services enabled on your phone, Facebook will track which local ads it serves you, as well as your response to those advertisements.If you visit a partner store after seeing an ad for the company’s products, Facebook will know it.

Your privacy at risk: Verizon reportedly close to purchasing Yahoo’s Internet business

Your privacy at risk: Verizon reportedly close to purchasing Yahoo’s Internet business Now, there’s talk that Verizon and Yahoo are close to a deal for the company’s core Internet properties.Bloomberg reports that Verizon is buying Yahoo’s core Internet business and its real estate holdings for an estimated $5 billion.

Pokevision And Other Pokémon Go Trackers Shut Down For Unclear Reasons

Pokevision And Other Pokémon Go Trackers Shut Down For Unclear Reasons Last week, Niantic’s John Hanke warned Pokémon Go players that popular tracking websites may no longer work in the future.” While loved by many, services like Pokevision have always operated in a murky gray area.

Pokémon Go Players Requesting Refunds Over Lack Of Tracking

Pokémon Go Players Requesting Refunds Over Lack Of Tracking With the broken in-game tracking patched out and third-party services getting shut down, Pokémon Go players are now requesting refunds for in-app purchases, and in many cases they’re getting them.The three-step glitch, which showed all nearby Pokémon the furthest possible distance from the player, made tracking difficult.

How to lock down Windows 10 Anniversary Update’s privacy settings

How to lock down Windows 10 Anniversary Update’s privacy settings The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has dropped, bringing a significant number of under-the-hood changes to the operating system.We’ve written many times about Windows 10 privacy issues over the past year, but haven’t gathered up our recommendations and strategies into a single story until now.

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg The only way to completely disable this kind of location tracking is to disable Google Play.First of all, it’s true that location services are integrated into Google Play and that Google actively encourages developers to use Google Play services, rather than the open-source location APIs that are part of AOSP (Android Open Source Project).

Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system the Soviets would envy

Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system the Soviets would envy On March 31, 2015 Yahoo applied for a patent with implications that would make the Stasi sit up and cheer.But there could be, if you and everyone else would just surrender all your personal information forever.

Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads

Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads According to an investigation at Pro Publica, Google has quietly changed its privacy policy at some point over the last few months.When Google bought the advertising firm DoubleClick a few years back, it promised to keep all data gathered by DoubleClick sandboxed and isolated from the data it gathered elsewhere and used for other Google services.