• User data request gone bad: Amazon sent 1,700 Alexa voice recordings to the wrong person

    3 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    After the EU's GDPR passed earlier this year, tech companies have been required to let users request all the data kept on file. Now, we're hearing about an unfortunate case where Amazon sent 1,700 Alexa voice recordings to the wrong user in Germany.
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  • Facebook secretly shared your data with other tech companies

    Facebook secretly shared your data with other tech companies

    3 monthes ago - By iMore

    'For years, Facebook gave some of the world's largest technology companies more intrusive access to users' personal data than it has disclosed, effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules, according to internal records and interviews.' - NYT
    From The New York Times :
    Facebook allowed Microsoft's Bing search engine to see the names of virtually all Facebook users' friends without consent, the records show, and gave Netflix and Spotify the ability to read Facebook users' private messages.
    The social network permitted Amazon to obtain users' names and contact...
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