MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An extra layer of privacy is now in the hands of iPhone users. The new update should help alleviate the feeling that something is eavesdropping on your conversations. That had us wondering, how much does the internet know about us? And how can we keep our lives private? READ MORE: How Do Communities Decide Where To Plant Trees? Good Question. Jeff Wagner learned it’s ultimately up to the user. If you own a smartphone, you likely have one of these tales to tell. “My coworker was getting this new jacket for her boyfriend for Christmas and then my phone all of a sudden started getting targeted ads for that same jacket even though I had never like searched it or anything,” said Erin Ryan-Mosley. “We joke like the FBI is in our phone,” said Tony Preston after having ads pop up on his phone related to recent conversations. How much does the internet know about us? “I would argue that the internet knows pretty much everything about us,” said Mark … [Read more...] about How Much Does The Internet Know About Us?
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close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 30 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Google processes over 40,000 searches every single second, according to InternetLiveStats.com. Did you know that there are some things you should never search for? Tap or click for seven Google searches that can land you in serious trouble . For your more embarrassing or private queries, you may think you’re protecting yourself entirely with incognito mode, but that only goes so far. Tap or click here to see what incognito mode is really good for and what it can’t do . Let's take a closer look at the privacy options available to you. This post should be required reading for anyone in today’s digital age. So, be sure to share it out on your social media accounts. 1. Know what private windows do In most browsers, select File > New Private Window or hit the three-dot menu near the search bar to open … [Read more...] about 5 ways to keep your online searches private
Dov Zakheim has a well-deserved reputation for national security expertise, but his recent editorial proposing a policy to replace the 300,000-plus Chinese students in the United States with Americans on federal scholarships really missed the mark. Certainly there is a strong case to be made for more support for STEM education for Americans, which will be a critical pillar of U.S. strategic competition with China. But pushing out Chinese students from the American education system would be a self-destructive move and hand a big win to Beijing. To start, the American people support educational exchange with China. In CSIS surveys on China policy last year, educational exchange was ranked in the top three areas where people thought the United States should be working with China, together with climate change and global health, even as the public supports a firm stance on human rights and security with Beijing. While governors and university presidents would be happy to get … [Read more...] about A bad idea on students from China
Rep. Matt Gaetz Matthew (Matt) Gaetz Mystery Florida Senate candidate was planning move to Sweden Britney Spears to discuss conservatorship in court Liz Cheney says McConnell, McCarthy are heads of GOP MORE (R-Fla.) and a group of other House Republicans on Friday introduced legislation to end funding for an arm of the U.S. Postal Service that carries out online surveillance. The legislation was rolled out in response to a March bulletin, reported by Yahoo News earlier this month, distributed by the Postal Service’s Inspection Service’s Internet Covert Operations Program (iCOP). The bulletin cited iCOP concerns about potential “significant” protests planned for March 20 based on “online inflammatory material” and posts on social media platforms Parler and Telegram. “iCOP analysts are currently monitoring these social media channels for any potential threats stemming from the scheduled protests and will disseminate intelligence updates if needed," … [Read more...] about Gaetz, House Republicans introduce bill to defund Postal Service covert operations program
close Video Josh Hawley at CPAC slams 'big tech oligarchs' aligned with the 'radical left' Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., says Americans need to stand up and take a stand against Big Tech and cancel culture EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Josh Hawley is warning that Big Tech companies are working to "transform America," arguing in his new book that mega-corporations are the "gravest threat" to liberty in decades. Hawley, R-Mo., in an exclusive interview with Fox News, described his book – "The Tyranny of Big Tech" – as one that "corporate press, corporate media, and corporate monopolies" wanted "canceled." HAWLEY SLAMS TWITTER RESPONSE TO TIM SCOTT 'UNCLE TIM' TRENDING TOPIC: 'GLARING DOUBLE STANDARD' The book, which is expected to hit the shelves May 4, was initially set to be published by Simon & Schuster. But after the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, the company dropped Hawley as a client after he and other Republicans objected to certifying Electoral … [Read more...] about Hawley warns Big Tech companies working to ‘transform America’ in new book