Tag: Data Privacy

Apps and Data Privacy: Are We Being Bought and Sold?

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent and received all over the world. With all of this new data, keeping your data private and away from prying eyes that will exploit any information about you that they come across is becoming a bigger and …
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MIT Review Acclaims zk-SNARKs, but zk-STARKs May Steal the Show

As much as we love the convenience of the internet, our privacy is at great risk whenever we go on social media, check our credit reports, grab a ride, or simply log into a fitness app. Our need to protect our information encompasses much more than financial transactions with a few cryptocurrencies. In the United States alone, the staggering number of data breaches shows the need for a better privacy solution, and zk-SNARKs or zk-STARKs are …
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European Union Takes Data Privacy More Seriously

Data privacy is becoming more important to consumers all over the world, and there are different ways to balance technology with security. Over in Europe, policymakers seem to be on the right track by the look of things, although it is still early to say so for sure. Data Privacy in The European Union For many years now, regulators and policymakers have tried to juggle organization with technology and security. …
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