With the debut of iOS 15, Apple introduced a ew security feature when browsing the web using Safari. Find out more about iCloud Private Relay.
Companies Totally Miss the Point of App Tracking Transparency
Peloton is the latest to blame Apple’s App Tracking Transparency for lost revenues. Instead of pointing fingers, change they should adapt.
Digging into Apple's iCloud Private Relay
At this week’s WWDC Keynote, Apple announced iCloud Private Relay, a privacy feature aimed towards further separating you and your browsing activity from people who want to track and collect data about you. iCloud Private Relay works for anyone with an iCloud+ subscription using iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, and when enabled it protects all your Safari browsing, all DNS queries, and any insecure web traffic from other apps.
Spam, Your Privacy, Cool Stuff Found & More — Mac Geek Gab 855
What’s your spam workflow? How do you know if your favorite podcast is selling your data? Want to hear about some Cool Stuff Found? Good news, your two favorite geeks talk through all this and more! Listen as John and Dave answer your questions and do their level best to ensure everyone learns at least five new things each week. Press play and enjoy!
Private Cloud Storage App Tresorit Releases First Transparency Report
It covers everything from the day of incorporation in 2013 to November 30, 2017.
Australia's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Encryption Law
The proposed law, which would force companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook to build backdoors into their encrypted platforms, betrays the Australian government’s baffling lack of understanding.
Google Will Finally Stop Scanning Your Emails to Personalize Gmail Ads
This doesn’t mean that ads are going away, just that Google promises not to use the contents of your emails to come up with personalized ad ideas.
A Tor Browser Might Not Be Your Best Solution for Internet Privacy
You’re becoming more privacy-minded, so you might be tempted to start using a Tor browser on your iPhone. Is that really the right move to make, though? Jeff Butts has tried out some of the best Tor-enabled browsers available, and has an interesting answer to that burning question.
Set Up Your Own VPN Server in the Cloud for Free or Cheap
When it comes to choosing VPN servers, Jeff Butts just isn’t happy with the commercial choices. Rather than leave his Internet privacy up to someone else, Jeff built his own VPN server. You can, too, without much (if any) cost and just a little bit of time.