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Just because you’re not paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not following you. A new study by Digital Content Next and Vanderbilt University shows just how much and how often Google apps on Android phones are tattling on you. Even an idle phone contacted Google 340 times a day. But can you avoid this by using Apple phones? Not completely.
In other news, Microsoft’s Bali project aims to give users complete control over their data, Amazon’s Ring Doorbell may call the cops on “suspicious” people, and a new Apple phone phishing scam looks amazingly legitimate.
- Prying Yourself from Google’s Clutches: http://podcast.firewallsdontstopdragons.com/2018/09/17/prying-yourself-from-googles-clutches/
- New Year’s (Cyber) Resolutions: https://firewallsdontstopdragons.com/new-years-resolutions-2019/