Following Apple’s crackdown on mobile apps’ usage of IDFA (Identifier for Advertisers) – that is, it’s rejecting apps which are pulling the identifier for non-advertising related purposes – Appsfire is proposing an alternative solution.
The Wall Street Journal’s report on third party apps transmitting users’ names to online advertising companies and tracking databases in breach of Facebook’s own privacy rules and despite user privacy settings raises ongoing questions on when Facebook will give users absolute control over their privacy settings once and for all.
At a time when your ISP is tracking your online activities, sites you visit are doing the same (even the one you do not visit are able to track you), Google is not to be left out in the game, and the NSA is tracking everybody else, it’s easy to be depressed.
What exactly don’t these guys know about you? Or what can’t they know about you?
Ever downloaded or searched for privacy software? Then the NSA is tracking you as an "extremist"The NSA has been tracking anyone who has downloaded or even searched for privacy software such as Tor or the Linux-based operating system Tails, and labels such privacy-conscious users extremists.