Privacy of fitness tracking apps in the spotlight after soldiers’ exercise routes shared online

In November, fitness tracking app firm Strava released what it described as a “most beautiful” dataset – a heatmap of more than more than 3 trillion individual GPS data points, as their users run, cycle, and hike across the globe. And I agree it’s very beautiful and can certainly see how it might be useful to other … More Privacy of fitness tracking apps in the spotlight after soldiers’ exercise routes shared online

How to stop Twitter tracking you and keep private the websites you visit

Like Facebook, Twitter wants to know which websites you visit and so it has a system for tracking you as you click from site to site, a fact that leads to a pair of interesting questions: “Did you know that?” and “Are you okay with that?” As we will see in a moment, this system … More How to stop Twitter tracking you and keep private the websites you visit