Last week, there was some bad news, and some not so bad news about consumer tracking, Let’s have the bad news first
And now the not so bad news, which is really mixed news, taking a closer look:
Mozilla rolls out GPC for all Firefox users, but enforcement limited to two states, why not for all users?
Google Tells Specific Apps to Disclose Location Gathering or Be Removed, and why not asking all apps?
Apple releases Tracker Detect to protect Android users from AirTags stalkers, a feature that’s built into IOS.
This Could Be the End for Surveillance Giant NSO Group - publications and some financial problems finally catching up with them.
Pushing further, It’s time for democracies to protect dissidents from spyware
TOR, the Onionrouter, one of the most securely ways to access the Internet privately, is coming under attack:
From the department of unintended consequences: Car Thieves Are Using AirTags to Track Vehicles
Is VPOTUS Bluetooth-phobic or sensible? The answer's pretty clear using Bluetooth headphones in public can have security risks.
Researchers Share New Attacks on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Chips – require compromising chips rather than just listening to transmissions, tho.
As should be pretty transparent by now:
Regulatory news activity was pretty slow last week: