Smartphone 'surveillance' App Row

Carrier IQ threatens and then drops legal action against a developer who claimed that the company's code could be used to monitor smartphones.

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    04/8/2021 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    Forcing citizens to carry digital certificates showing that they’ve had the jab - and barring them from events and buildings if they haven’t - is a dangerous step that will create a two-tier society.
    04/8/2021 - 3:34 am | View Link
  • Gov. Abbott bans government-mandated vaccine passport in Texas
    The governor said Texans shouldn't be required to show proof of vaccination. "Don't tread on personal freedoms," he added.
    04/6/2021 - 11:31 am | View Link
  • Texas governor bans vaccine passports from being required in state
    The app's privacy policy says data will be "maintained ... Albert Fox Cahn, founder and executive director of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project at the Urban Justice Center, a New ...
    04/6/2021 - 3:37 am | View Link
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