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Secret Service bought location data pulled from common apps

13c03580-e0a9-11ea-b79e-c03c973e151cThe Secret Service paid a private company for access to location data generated by common smartphone apps, Motherboard reports. Internal documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that the agency spent $35,844 for a o…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/secret-service-bought-location-data-locate-x-165531624.html
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How to Remove Location Data When Sharing Photos on iPhone

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If you have Location Services enabled for the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad, every photo you take includes GPS info about where it was taken. Starting with iOS 13, though, you can choose to share photos without location data.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/682563/how-to-remove-location-data-when-sharing-photos-on-iphone/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Use Safari Private Browsing on an iPhone or iPad

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Sometimes, you’d like to check a website without leaving a record of it on your iPhone or iPad. Luckily, Safari includes a Private Browsing mode just for this purpose. Here’s how to use it.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/677769/how-to-use-safari-private-browsing-on-an-iphone-or-ipad/
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PSA: All Apps Can Read Your iPhone and Android Clipboard

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Have you seen the news about TikTok? A new privacy feature in iOS 14 revealed that the Chinese social media app was constantly reading iPhone clipboards. But that’s nothing new. All apps can read your smartphone clipboard whenever they like.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/680147/psa-all-apps-can-read-your-iphone-and-android-clipboard/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

Microsoft Edge Doesn’t Wait for Permission to Import Your Data

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Most browsers offer to import your data from other browsers when you first install them. That’s pretty handy when you’re making the switch from Firefox to Chrome, for example. But it appears Microsoft’s Edge browser is a little too proactive—it imports your data from Chrome and Firefox before asking your permission.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/46340/microsoft-edge-doesnt-wait-for-permission-to-import-your-data/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Josh Hendrickson

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