Privacy & Security Concerns With AI Meeting Tools

July 10, 2024 at 10:04AM AI-powered meeting assistants promise increased productivity by recording video, transcribing audio, and providing analytics. However, businesses must consider the privacy and security risks of allowing AI assistants to eavesdrop on conversations and collect sensitive data. Legal requirements for consent vary, and proactive steps are necessary to mitigate risks and maintain … Read more

Microsoft’s new Windows 11 Recall is a privacy nightmare

May 22, 2024 at 12:07PM Microsoft’s new AI-powered Windows 11 Recall feature allows users to easily access and search through snapshots of their screen activity. While designed to prioritize user privacy and control, concerns have been raised about potential privacy risks and security vulnerabilities. Microsoft reassures that Recall data is encrypted and stored locally, but … Read more

PornHub now also blocks Texas over age verification laws

March 15, 2024 at 01:18PM PornHub has added Texas to its blocklist in protest of age verification laws, preventing access to its site. The state’s age verification bill requires adult sites to confirm visitors’re 18 and display a health notice. The company calls for device-based age verification through operating systems, expressing concerns about privacy and … Read more

Meta says risk of account theft after phone number recycling isn’t its problem to solve

February 13, 2024 at 03:30AM Meta has acknowledged the potential for account takeovers due to the reuse of phone numbers, particularly after being abandoned for at least 45 days. This issue implicates telecom companies’ phone number recycling practices, leading to security and privacy risks. Despite reports and attempts to address the issue, Meta has declined … Read more