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InAppBrowser.com reveals how TikTok, Instagram can track data

As the debate grows about tech companies and apps tracking your data, comes a website that may reveal how platforms like TikTok and Instagram can potentially see your sensitive data, including address, passwords and credit card information, without your consent. A website called InAppBrowser.com has a tool that lets you know how popular social media …

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What is a kill switch? Is this always a bad idea?

The recent “Uber Files” reveal that the company deployed kill switches, allegedly to destroy sensitive data that could be legitimately accessed by police and officials. But kill switches are also useful tools. We’ll explain how. What is Uber doing with the kill switches? The Uber Files investigation shows the company deployed kill switches at least …

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