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WhatsApp, Gmail Roped into Tougher EU Privacy Proposal

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM — Online messaging and email services such as WhatsApp, iMessage and Gmail will face tough new rules on how they can track users under a proposal presented by

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Facebook says WhatsApp government snooping “backdoor” is “expected behavior”

A researcher has discovered a security backdoor that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages of over a billion users that use the WhatsApp

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Your private medical data is for sale – and it’s driving a business worth billions

Although information is anonymized, data miners and brokers can build up detailed dossiers on individual patients by cross-referencing with other sources. Your medical data is for sale – all of