iPhone users who don’t want to be tracked need Apple’s iOS 17.1 privacy patch

iPhone users who don't want to be tracked need Apple's iOS 17.1 privacy patch

Apple’s “Private Wi-Fi Address” feature, which has been built into iPhones since 2020, has so far not worked as intended. Apple/ZDNET Remember the release of iOS 14 in 2020? Apple introduced a new feature called “Private Wi-Fi Address” that promised to replace the fixed MAC address. (Think of a MAC address as a physical address, …

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Opinion: Internet privacy is more important than Google’s shiny facade – Daily Bruin

Opinion: Internet privacy is more important than Google's shiny facade - Daily Bruin

This post was updated on October 29 at 7:48 p.m I love Google. I love the sleek, minimalist and colorful aesthetic of its products and the convenience of a centralized and easily accessible cloud. When I get a new computer, I immediately set Google Chrome as my default browser, and thanks to an agreement between …

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Murena Kickstarter raises over $150K for new phone with built-in privacy switch.

Murena Kickstarter raises over $150K for new phone with built-in privacy switch.

The Murena 2, the follow-up to last year’s Google-eliminated, privacy-focused Murena One smartphone, is now available on Kickstarter and has raised more than $156,000, far surpassing its $26,437 goal. The big update for this new model is a physical privacy switch that turns off the front and rear cameras as well as the microphones when …

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