Hands off Brock! EFF pleads with Google not to kill its Privacy Badger with its Manifest destiny

Hands off Brock! EFF pleads with Google not to kill its Privacy Badger with its Manifest destiny

This post was originally published on another site.It’s not hard, we just need some coding tweaks to make sure Privacy Badger stays sane In an effort to discourage Google from breaking or hobbling content blocking and privacy Chrome Extensions, the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday presented the Chocolate Factory with a modest wish list [PDF] to guide the company’s ongoing API revision. The aptly named Bennett Cyphers, staff technologist for Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Andrés Arrieta, director of consumer privacy engineering, have identified two areas of ongoing unease for the advocacy group’s Privacy Badger extension, which is designed to stymie...

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Hands off Brock! EFF pleads with Google not to kill its Privacy Badger with its Manifest destiny

Hands off Brock! EFF pleads with Google not to kill its Privacy Badger with its Manifest destiny

This post was originally published on another site.It’s not hard, we just need some coding tweaks to make sure Privacy Badger stays sane In an effort to discourage Google from breaking or hobbling content blocking and privacy Chrome Extensions, the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday presented the Chocolate Factory with a modest wish list [PDF] to guide the company’s ongoing API revision. The aptly named Bennett Cyphers, staff technologist for Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Andrés Arrieta, director of consumer privacy engineering, have identified two areas of ongoing unease for the advocacy group’s Privacy Badger extension, which is designed to stymie...

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SecurityWatch: Make Corporations, Not Customers, Suffer for Data Breaches

SecurityWatch: Make Corporations, Not Customers, Suffer for Data Breaches

This post was originally published on another site. On March 29, Earl Enterprises announced that visitors to its chain restaurants may have had their credit card information stolen. As usual when this kind of thing happens, I was asked to put together some advice for consumers on what they could do to protect themselves. It’s a well-worn subject from years of similar stories, but this time it felt different. This is partly because of the unique nature of the attack, but also because our practice of putting the responsibility for cleaning up the messes on consumers isn’t working. It’s time...