Osman

I like to think about the impact that the internet has on humanity. In my free time, I'm wolfing down pasta.
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Survey: Americans distrust contact-tracing apps but are willing to use them...

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Big tech got a thumbs down in ExpressVPN’s last survey about American attitudes towards privacy, and while things have...
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What is cybercrime? 5 types and examples of cybercrime explained

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Think about large-scale heists and it’s normal to conjure an image of a group of thieves robbing a bank,...
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Contactless supermarkets are here. But at what cost?

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Contactless stores and delivery options have shot into the mainstream thanks to the spread of Covid-19, and it’s very...
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The U.S. might permanently ban end-to-end encryption

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The Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) bill was introduced into the U.S. Senate by...
What is GDPR

What is GDPR and how do you obtain GDPR compliance?

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To understand the story of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we must rewind back to 2011. That was...
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Internet censorship: What is it, and how does it happen?

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The internet was initially envisioned as a medium for the free flow of information and knowledge—hence its early description...
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Why isn’t Big Tech embraced in its own backyard?

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Silicon Valley and San Francisco’s Bay Area have long been synonymous with Big Tech. It was the center of...
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Students and activists in the U.S. lead the fight against facial...

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Advancements in facial recognition tech have made it possible to identify us even when we’re covering our face, but...
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Chrome extensions found leaking millions of records

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Security researchers at a division of Cisco said last week that they had uncovered 71 extensions in the Chrome...
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A new survey shows Americans increasingly care about privacy

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Given how many privacy breaches hit the news, it’s of little surprise that 96% of Americans recently surveyed by...

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