In the middle of the night do you know who your phone is talking to? Apple promises privacy, but iPhone apps share your data with trackers, ad companies and research firms – The Washington Post Apple promises privacy, but iPhone apps share your data with trackers, ad companies and research firms – The Washington Post
We ran a privacy experiment to see how many hidden trackers are running from the apps on our iPhone. The tally is astounding.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/05/28/its-middle-night-do-you-know-who-your-iphone-is-talking/
Where city names are replaced by their most Wikipedia’ed resident.
— Read on pudding.cool/2019/05/people-map/
Rubbernecking is bad — it intrudes on tragic situations, it slows down traffic and it’s just not great. This German policeman had enough after a crash on the Autobahn, and came up with a new way to shame rubberneckers.
— Read on digg.com/video/crash-rubbernecking
Pull them over, invite them to look at the dead body, and charge them a fine.
It’s mid-afternoon and one of them guesses that’s it’s close to eight o’clock.
— Read on digg.com/video/young-people-clocks
Writer Tony Posnanski got into a little beef with the Twitter account for coconut water brand Vita Coco on Wednesday and things took a rather unexpected turn.
— Read on digg.com/2019/vita-coco-pee-tweet
In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a community of women who have escaped a life of repression are fighting a digital resistance.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/inside-chinas-massive-surveillance-operation/