Penny

Penny is an editor of the blog.

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Australia’s proposed ‘anti-troll’ law will erode digital freedom

Australia is drafting legislation to trolling that would further reduce online anonymity, privacy, and free speech. 
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Explainer: Facebook is shutting down its facial recognition system

Facebook has used the countless photos that people have added to their profiles and feeds to build a huge database of faces—soon to be deleted.
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FTC study: ISPs share far more user data than you’d expect

The FTC has found that internet service providers 'unnecessarily' collect data, and often for ad targeting on behalf of third parties.
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Guide: Protect your privacy at the workplace

Employer monitoring increased with the emergence of Covid-19, and it’s likely here to stay. Here are tips to maintain some of your personal privacy.
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Is your phone camera watching and listening to you?

Learn how to ensure that only you are in control of your phone camera and microphone.
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Explainer: Apple’s plans to scan your iPhone photos

Apple will soon start scanning all photos before they get uploaded to iCloud Photos. Find out how this affects you and how to stay private.
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What is Pegasus spyware? And how to protect your phone

Pegasus is phone hacking software used by governments. Read how it can be secretly installed on your phone remotely.
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ExpressVPN for routers: Latest updates and firmware upgrades

Follow the latest ExpressVPN router app updates here to ensure that you secure every device on your home network.
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7 technologies that ruin everything

Did e-readers ruin reading? Did dating apps ruin dating? Did streaming services ruin movie-going? Our blog writers weigh in on what technology has taken from their real-life experiences.
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ExpressVPN receives ioXt certification for security

ExpressVPN has become one of the select few VPN apps to receive certification from the ioXt Alliance for its security standards.
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