Protonet combines server and software and offers a simple solution for better communication with your friends and business partners. And only you determine who has access to your data.
Watching television in private – so 1990s!
Facebook tracks website visitors despite cookie ban
A research team commissioned by the Belgian data protection authority claims that Facebook’s web tracking policy flouts European data protection laws. Facebook tracks all visitors to its website, it is reported, even though it only has permission to track those who have logged in. While Facebook meets new EU guidelines stipulating that visitors should be able to disable tracking cookies, the company does not comply with user decisions, using cookies to track every visitor instead. Go to article
A sprint finish to total surveillance
Data tracking is booming. A US health insurance company is recording fitness data about its customers and paying out a bonus to those who successfully complete their training programmes. Wearable technology such as the new Apple Watch means that personal fitness and nutrition can be tracked. In Germany, health insurance providers have been offering a form of ‘physical activity bonus’ to encourage fitness for quite some time – using a traditional card and points system. Go to article
Do you want to know what companies know about you? ”Free your Data“, an initiative of Protonet, proposes a new European legislation – so we’ll be able to regain our data sovereignty as citizens. The demand is as follows: Any company with more than 1 million users is required to provide a requesting user with all data associated with this user free of charge, without delay and in a machine readable format. So sign the petition to reclaim your data sovereignty.
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