WWW Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee Joins ProtonMail Advisory Board

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, known for inventing the World Wide Web and the first web browser, has joined ProtonMail’s advisory board.

LAPD Collects Everyone’s Social Media Data and Social Security Numbers

The LAPD has instructed officers to collect social media data and social security numbers on everyone they stop.

Apple Delays CSAM Scanning Amid Backlash

s plans to implement CSAM (Child Sexual Abuse Material) scanning amid backlash from all sides.

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission Fines WhatsApp $267 Million

WhatsApp has been fined €225 million ($267 million) for violations of the EU’s GDPR.

Apple’s Privacy Hypocrisy: The $15 Billion Google Deal

Google is continuing to pay Apple to remain the default search engine in iOS, a deal that benefits Apple to the tune billions of dollars.

UK Looks to Revamp Privacy Policy Post-Brexit

The United Kingdom is looking to revamp its privacy policy in the wake of Brexit, making a break from the EU’s GDPR.

Brave Search Enters Public Beta

Brave has opened its search engine beta to the world, following an invite-only early access.

Venmo Redesigns App to Remove Global Payments Feed

Venmo has redesigned its app to remove the global payments feed, after a high-profile incident in which President Biden’s account was discovered.

TikTok Unveils New Protections for Teens

TikTok has unveiled new protections for teens, including limiting notifications at night.

Mozilla Releases Firefox 91 With Enhanced Cookie Clearing

Mozilla has taken the wraps off of the latest version of Firefox, version 91, and it includes significant privacy improvements.