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OkCupid Vulnerabilities Discovered That Could Have Let Hackers Access Personal Details of Online Daters

Security researchers identified multiple vulnerabilities on the Web and mobile platforms of online dating site OkCupid that could have allowed hackers to steal user private data of users. The data could include full profile details, private messages, sexual orientation, personal addresses, and even all submitted answers to OkCupid’s profiling questions. ...

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US Senator Introduces Legislation to Curb Big Tech’s Ad Business

Republican Senator Josh Hawley on Tuesday introduced legislation that would penalise large tech companies that sell or show targeted advertisements by threatening a legal immunity enjoyed by the industry – the latest onslaught on Big Tech’s business practices. The bill, titled “Behavioral Advertising Decisions Are Downgrading Services (Bad Ads) Act,” ...

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US House Panel Reschedules Big Tech CEO Hearing for Wednesday

A congressional hearing on digital marketplace competition featuring the chief executives of four of the largest American tech companies has been rescheduled for Wednesday, a House subcommittee said on Saturday. The CEOs of Facebook, Amazon.com, Alphabet’s Google and Apple were to have testified on Monday before the House Antitrust Subcommittee. ...

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Big Tech CEOs’ US Congressional Antitrust Hearing Delayed

A highly anticipated antitrust hearing including top executives of four Big Tech firms, originally set for Monday, has been postponed. A notice filed by the House Judiciary Committee set no new date for the hearing titled “Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.” Officials are discussing rescheduling the ...

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