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PayPal Will Hand Over User Transaction Data to the Canada Revenue Agency

When thinking about popular online payment methods, PayPal is a platform that comes to mind immediately. It is a global powerhouse when it comes to sending and receiving money online. That doesn’t mean the company is without its flaws, though, as a recent email to Canadian users is a cause for concern. Releasing transaction data to the Canada Revenue Agency is an interesting decision, to say the very least. PayPal Makes a Controversial Decision Compliance …
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US Senate Votes in Favor Of ISPs Selling Consumer Data to Advertisers

Consumer privacy rights have taken yet another blow thanks to a new US Senate proposal getting approved. Just yesterday, the Senate voted on a proposal that effectively eliminates all privacy rules. Internet service providers are now eligible to sell all customer data to a third party, among other things. The End of Online Privacy As We Know It It is not the first, nor the last time the US senate …
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Permissionless Privacy Will Boost Adoption of Cryptocurrency, Tor, and The Darknet

There are many reasons why cryptocurrency proves to be quite successful in recent times. For most people, it is about financial freedom and the option to control one’s down money at all times. But if that were the only reason, there would be no need for altcoins. One could even argue that the lack of privacy-centric features are one of the main reasons why people are hesitant to embrace Bitcoin. …
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FCC Approves Rule Forcing ISPs To Respect User Privacy

For once, a new set of positive rules regarding consumer privacy has been approved. The FCC approved the new ruling requiring ISPs to obtain permission from users before they can gather or use personal information. This is a big step forward for privacy advocates and a positive trend for consumers all over the world. Additionally, there will be more transparency regarding how customer data is used, and who it is …
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