Palmer Luckey’s new defense company Anduril looks interested in AR and VR on the battlefield – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual […]

EU uses Privacy Shield review to press for reform of U.S. foreign surveillance law – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A one-year-old data transfer mechanism that’s used by thousands of companies to authorize transfers of personal data between the European Union and the U.S. for processing has been given the thumbs up […]

After Sandberg chat, House intel plans to release Russian-bought Facebook ads to the public – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch After its Senate counterpart made clear that it had no intention of doing so, the House Intelligence Committee announced that it plans to publish the Russian-bought Facebook ads that the company provided as […]

Google shuts YouTube channel implicated in Kremlin political propaganda ops – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A YouTube channel that had been implicated in Russia disinformation operations to target the U.S. 2016 election has been taken down by Google. Earlier this week The Daily Beast claimed the channel, […]

How “anonymous” wifi data can still be a privacy risk – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The thorny issue of tracking of location data without risking individual privacy is very neatly illustrated via a Freedom of Information (FOI) request asking London’s transport regulator to release the “anonymized” data-set […]