20% of Germans would like a social credit system (like China’s) implemented in Germany. The approval rate is higher among younger people.

20% of Germans would like a social credit system (like China’s) implemented in Germany. The approval rate is higher among younger people. A study by a German insurance company found out, that 20% of would like a social credit system, like the own China has, implemented in Germany. The approval rate is higher among younger people (18 – 30 years: 23%; over 80 years: 18%). Link to study (pdf in German): https://www.risikoreport.de/assets/files/ergo-risiko-report-2019.pdf (page 41) submitted by /u/TheGregyyy to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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New Hiring Trend: #Privacy-invading #Tech that may haunt you for the rest of your life.

New Hiring Trend: privacy-invading tech that may haunt you for the rest of your life. TLDR New trend: Companies big and small have turned down my polite requests for alternatives to privacy-invading interviews technologies. I can’t get any work unless I submit to these practices. — I had the opportunity for a dream job at a giant organization. It would’ve set me for life had I got it. I got past the initial screening process. Got an interview request. I was very excited. The interview request? Not in person. I…

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US cell carriers are selling access to your real-time phone location #Data

US cell carriers are selling access to your real-time phone location data Article: https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-cell-carriers-selling-access-to-real-time-location-data/ Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17081684 I found this in my phone logs: https://i.imgur.com/ZuPeCKL.png submitted by /u/whitesombrero to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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‘They wanted me gone’: Edward Snowden tells of whistleblowing, his AI fears and six years in Russia. An exclusive, two-hour interview in Moscow to mark the publication of his memoirs, “Permanent Record”.

‘They wanted me gone’: Edward Snowden tells of whistleblowing, his AI fears and six years in Russia. An exclusive, two-hour interview in Moscow to mark the publication of his memoirs, “Permanent Record”. submitted by /u/trai_dep to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity

Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity By Aaron Mackey The FBI must delete its memo documenting a journalist’s First Amendment activities, a federal appellate court ruled this week in a decision that vindicates the right to be free from government surveillance. In Garris v. FBI, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the FBI to expunge a 2004 memo it created that documented the political expression of news website www.antiwar.com and two journalists who founded and ran it. The…

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“Mandatory SIM card registration laws require people to provide personal #information, including a valid ID or even their biometrics, as a condition for purchasing or activating a SIM card. Such a requirement allows the state to identify the owner… at any given time.”

“Mandatory SIM card registration laws require people to provide personal information, including a valid ID or even their biometrics, as a condition for purchasing or activating a SIM card. Such a requirement allows the state to identify the owner… at any given time.” submitted by /u/delapatriot to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Firefox #Privacy Guide

Firefox Privacy Guide Hello everyone. A few weeks ago I posted my Chromium Privacy Guide, and now I’m pleased to present a complementary guide for Firefox. I wasn’t planning to write a guide for Firefox since there’s literally tons of them out there, but I did feel quite ashamed that when someone asked me in that previous thread for my Firefox settings I didn’t even have a proper user.js file to present. Everything I had was just a large blob of settings from my prefs.js file that hadn’t been overhauled…

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