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Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

15 Jan 2020

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, a Norwegian consumer group said on Tuesday, as it filed a complaint about breach of privacy rules.

UPDATE 1-Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

15 Jan 2020

TBILISI, Jan 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, a Norwegian consumer group said on Tuesday, as it filed a complaint about breach of privacy rules.

Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

14 Jan 2020

TBILISI, Jan 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, a Norwegian consumer group said on Tuesday, as it filed a complaint about breach of privacy rules.

Strip searches and ads: 10 tech and privacy hot spots for 2020

30 Dec 2019

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From whether governments should use facial recognition for surveillance to what data internet giants should be allowed to collect, 2019 was marked by a heated global debate around privacy and technology.

EXPERT VIEWS-Strip searches and ads: 10 tech and privacy hot spots for 2020

30 Dec 2019

TBILISI, Dec 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From whether governments should use facial recognition for surveillance to what data internet giants should be allowed to collect, 2019 was marked by a heated global debate around privacy and technology.

Tea, buses and elections: seven uses of facial recognition that sparked debate in 2019

23 Dec 2019

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From identifying voters in Afghanistan to speeding up service for tea lovers in India, the use of facial recognition surged in 2019 with expectations that it will become even more widespread next year, fuelling concerns over misuse.

YEARENDER-Tea, buses and elections: 7 uses of facial recognition that sparked debate in 2019

23 Dec 2019

TBILISI, Dec 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From identifying voters in Afghanistan to speeding up service for tea lovers in India, the use of facial recognition surged in 2019 with expectations that it will become even more widespread next year, fuelling concerns over misuse.

Azerbaijan plants 650,000 trees to celebrate poet - but green activists grumble

06 Dec 2019

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Oil-rich Azerbaijan planted more than half a million trees on Friday to celebrate a 14th century poet, an initiative the government said would help tackle climate change but some environmental activists called "a waste of money".

Privacy concerns pushing people to change online behavior, poll shows

04 Dec 2019

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Privacy concerns are pushing people to change their behavior online, according to an international poll published on Wednesday that found one in three avoid specific search terms or web pages to elude tracking.

Privacy concerns pushing people to change online behaviour, poll shows

04 Dec 2019

TBILISI, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Privacy concerns are pushing people to change their behaviour online, according to an international poll published on Wednesday that found one in three avoid specific search terms or web pages to elude tracking.

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