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 Tagged with privacy


03 May 2022

It is an offence to install monitoring apps without a user's permission.

Where parents are the owners of the device this would not apply.

This guide to parental control apps explores the possible positives and negatives of using them, plus provides an overview of some of the most popular apps on offer.

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18 February 2022

This is a tragedy and an interesting resource on the price and value of privacy.

 

'Over time, Justin's obsession with the girl became worrying. She learned that her hometown friends in Naples, Florida, were selling the man photos of her and other information, including her cellphone number.

Justin began calling and texting her, and even agreed to do one of her classmate's math homework in exchange for information about Ms Majury.'

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05 February 2022

This widget is all about photo sharing; it’s designed to let people share photos instantly with other users they have connected with. Instead of sending photos via an app like Snapchat or WhatsApp, the photos automatically appear on the other person’s phone screen. It’s a bit like a private social media platform right there on your home screen. Locket is free to download and does not include in-app purchases.

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