Government Requests for Twitter User Data Spikes

According to twitter, data requests from government agencies worldwide have spiked by 40% since last July, including requests for the data of individual users. Many of these requests are coming from countries like Turkey, with long histories of repressing internet speech. Here’s what bears are saying: “This is why »

Samsung Smart TV Listening in on Customers

Samsung recently confirmed that its new SmartTV is always listening; when people speak near the television, it may record the entire content of their conversations, allegedly in order to improve its voice recognition. The company may also be sharing those recorded conversations with third parties. Here’s what bears are »

WebRTC May Be Leaking Your IP

This is an important message for users of TunnelBear on Windows, Mac OS X or Android who use the Chrome or Firefox browsers. iOS users are not affected in any way. What is WebRTC? WebRTC is a browser feature drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium that supports browser-to-browser applications »