Articles by Joseph Cox

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How the U.S. Military Buys Location Data from Ordinary Apps
Joseph Cox | Vice/Motherboard - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Nov 2020

16 Nov 2020 – The U.S. military is buying the granular movement data of people around the world, harvested from innocuous-seeming apps, Motherboard has learned. A Muslim prayer app with over 98 million downloads is one of the apps connected to a wide-ranging supply chain that sends ordinary people’s personal data to brokers, contractors, and the military.

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Comcast Is Lobbying against Encryption That Could Prevent it from Learning Your Browsing History
Joseph Cox | Vice – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Oct 2019

23 Oct 2019 – Internet giant Comcast is lobbying U.S. lawmakers against plans to encrypt web traffic that would make it harder for internet service providers (ISPs) to determine your browsing history, according to a lobbying presentation obtained.

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