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Ian Forrester

Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin into Firefox and Users Are Pissed [Updated] - 0 views

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    "Mozilla sneaked a browser plugin that promotes Mr. Robot into Firefox-and managed to piss off a bunch of its privacy-conscious users in the process."
Ian Forrester

Netflix Freaks Out Users with Creepy Black Mirror Marketing Stunt - 0 views

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    "Users of Turkey's equivalent to Reddit received an unsettling message late last night. Across the site, users began complaining that they'd received a mysterious DM from an account named "iamwaldo" that left many people feeling paranoid and anxious. It appears that was the intention of the message, which is actually a viral marketing ploy to promote the new season of Black Mirror."
Ian Forrester

Google admits it tracked user location data even when the setting was turned off - The ... - 0 views

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    "Android phones gather your location data and send it to Google, even if you've turned off location services and don't have a SIM card"
Ian Forrester

Lawsuit alleges Bose's headphone app exfiltrates your listening habits to creepy data-m... - 0 views

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    " Bose's $350 wireless headphones need an app to "get the most" out of them, and this app monitors everything you listen to -- the names of the podcasts, the music, videos, etc -- and sends them to Bose without your permission, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Chicago by Kyle Zak."
Ian Forrester

Matt Webb on Twitter: "Sending me an email saying what TV I've watched this past year i... - 0 views

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    Virgin media sends Matt Webb a summary of what he's watched. Creepy!
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