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Data collection during COVID-19 offers benefits—and poses hazards
Published July 24, 2020
As online activity rises during the pandemic, internet companies must strike a balance between data collection and protecting consumer privacy, says economist Itay Fainmesser
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Snowden: 'It's about the world we want to live in'
Published Feb 18, 2016
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says he sees progress on privacy since his massive 2013 intelligence leak
Data privacy
Brute force unlocking of iPhone: It's complicated
Published Feb 17, 2016
Encryption expert says even if Apple ultimately cooperates with FBI, cracking passcode could take years