By Adam Satariano March 24, 2022 GÖTTINGEN, Germany — The European Union agreed on Thursday to one of the world’s most far-reaching laws to address the power of the biggest tech companies, potentially reshaping app stores, online advertising, e-commerce, messaging services and other everyday digital tools. Read The New York Times article, in its entirety, here.
Blockchain has become a household name and a pop-culture staple. And yet, for many, it’s still a mystery. In its simplest form, blockchain is a digital ledger. It keeps track of transactions and creates a permanent record of digital activity, leaving no dispute as to who owns something or to whom ownership has been transferred […]
Listen to our very own Marco Bellin, the engineer behind the Datacappy VPN (built on the open-source WireGuard) and the author of PrivacyParent.com on the Tech Talks Daily podcast with Neil C. Hughes. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/taking-digital-insecurity-and-surveillance-capitalism/id1018727913?i=1000548634932
You’re waiting on an oil change at the car dealer, and it’s easy and “free” to connect your tablet to the public WiFi so your child can play an online game. Once you click “Accept & Agree,” you’ve gained access to the free WiFi and digitally told the business that you agree to their terms […]
Protect your phone number and protect yourself. If a form on a website asks for it, think twice before typing it in. The more widely distributed your phone number is, the easier it is for companies to track your behavior online and serve up ads to you. And because your phone number is so closely tied to […]
Here’s a hard truth for parents: Big Tech knows more about your kids than you do. Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter and so many more are vacuuming up countless bits of digital information about users. The details, when aggregated, paint a portrait of each person online that ordinary humans are unable to put together themselves. […]
Purchasing online with a little extra protection this holiday season makes a lot of sense. According to Marco Bellin, CEO of Privacy Parent, using a VPN and Private Browser might be the smartest gift to give. I stumbled on this article in “Women Love Tech” and they make a few really good points: 1) You […]