A retirement community on Lake Erie has turned to a technology more common in sci-fi thrillers than old folks homes: iris scan recognition. The post Iris Scans Come to Nursing Homes. Next Stop, Your Phone appeared first on WIRED.
Online advertising is terrible. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The post Stronger Privacy Laws Could Save Advertising From Itself appeared first on WIRED.
Buying Congress’ browsing history will likely never happen. But you can still get a glimpse at what your representatives are looking at online. The post What Does Congress Care About? Check Their Browsing Histories appeared first on WIRED.
After Tuesday’s vote by the House of Representatives to strip online privacy protections, a new site aims to mask your browsing history with search noise. The post Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy? Open a Tab and Make Some Noise appeared first on WIRED.
Senators could vote as early as today to not only reverse the Obama-era FCC’s action but block the agency from passing similar rules in the future. The post The Senate Prepares to Send Internet Privacy Down a Black Hole appeared first on WIRED.
Recent research suggests that many VPNs for Android have privacy and security flaws, and the problem of choosing a reliable VPN goes even further. The post Beware: Most Mobile VPNs Aren’t as Safe as They Seem appeared first on WIRED.
With surveillance hawk Jeff Sessions about to head up Trump’s DOJ, privacy advocates push for a long-overdue bill to lock in digital privacy protections. The post Passing the Email Privacy Act Has Never Been More Urgent appeared first on WIRED.