- Encrypt your phone 🔒
- Disable Biometrics 📱
- Use secure messaging app 📨
- Turn off location on your phone 📍
"Anonymous Camera uses machine learning to identify people in images and videos and then blur, pixelate, or block out entirely faces or whole bodies"
Another great privacy initiative to hide faces and change the voice.
Are you wearing a mask against the Covid or you want to protect yourself from the cameras? Rank One has the solution: facial recognition based on the eyes, not the whole face.
Where does it all end?
"In separate litigation involving allegations that 1,400 WhatsApp users were hacked using NSO software"
The incredible story of a technology company that created a virus to hack into activists' phones 💬📲
A pandemic should neither legitimize nor allow private companies to track its employees.
"The more we humanize technology — the more it becomes not just part of the furniture, but part of the family — the more our lives will become less human."
Are smart speakers useful tools or privacy invading gadgets?
Universities are afraid that students will cheat...
→ So, they're watching the students
→ So, the students are stressed from being watched
In the end, no one is satisfied. Surveillance is not the solution to all problems.
"Communications among users with WeChat accounts registered outside China are under political surveillance. [...] they are also being used to train the algorithms WeChat uses to censor and monitor China-registered users."
"Because your privacy is a right you haven’t always had.
Because privacy is a human right.
Because having nothing to hide is not true nor realistic."
7 reasons to care about your privacy
"40% of lower-income parents whose children's school has shut down say it’s very or somewhat likely their kids will have to use public Wi-Fi to finish their schoolwork because there is not a reliable internet connection at home. "
With the shutdown of schools and higher education institutions, online exam monitoring solutions such as Examity are now in widespread use. The protocols used are stressful & highly intrusive.
"At the beginning of April, Interpol issued a global warning about the threat of ransomware to health care providers. [...] But the spread of #Covid19 presents unique challenges—just as ransomware is at its most threatening."
"Twitter is dealing with a pandemic of bots jamming the platform with misinformation about COVID-19."
The lockdown forces Hong Kong demonstrators to stay home. To keep up the fight, they now organize demonstrations on the Nintendo game Animal Crossing.
Qwant presents its new management team. Welcome to Éric, Jean-Robert, Hugo and Nam. They will support the new CEO Jean-Claude Ghinozzi in the transformation of Qwant, with all the collaborators.
"As a reminder, like DuckDuckGo in the United States, Qwant is positioning itself today as an anti-Google which ensures that it does not follow the online activities of its users to generate income."
Qwant is the one search engine made in Europe that protects your privacy. We don't need your data to deliver good results!