Category: Privacy Wednesday

NYT reports: Google offers no recourse for mistakenly blocked accounts

The possibility of your Google account being blocked forever? It’s more likely than it may seem. And Google will do nothing about it. The story of 2 mistakenly blocked Google accounts As seen in the New York Times article, two individuals from California and Texas have been permanently blocked from their Google accounts due to […]

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Schools in Denmark look toward open-source solutions after DPA bans Google Chromebooks

In the school district or municipality of Helsingør in Denmark, a conflict has arisen over the continuous use of Google Chromebooks despite the ban by the Danish Data Protection Agency (DPA).

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5 More Things to Keep your Data Safe

Nextcloud has important security features you should know about! Today's blog highlights five Nextcloud features that provide the utmost security.

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5 Unique Security Features by Nextcloud

You love Nextcloud because it allows you to keep your data secure and under your control. When it comes to protecting your data, we want to be your #1 trusted technology and provide you with state-of-the-art, industry leading tools that go beyond today’s technology standards. Nextcloud offers more security features and benefits than most people […]

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EU cloud providers subject to lock-in with Microsoft due to new strategy

Fair competition is essential to a healthy business ecosystem, yet tech giants seem to believe they can work around it using their market dominance and various anti-competitive activities. Microsoft tries to lock-in EU CSPs 3 weeks ago, Microsoft announced a new strategy shift with the aim to comply with its steady flow of legal complaints […]

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The new Transatlantic Data Privacy Framework fails to make US cloud services GDPR compliant

On Friday, March 25th the White House announced the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy framework. The Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework is the most recent scheme on how data privacy should be managed on an international level between the EU and US. As stated in the official White House Fact Sheet, the Framework “will foster trans-Atlantic data flows […]

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Google Confronts EU’S GDPR Demands by Introducing Google Analytics 4

  Ever since the GDPR came into effect in 2018, Google has been under fire in the EU. The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, regulates and protects EU citizen’s data and privacy which was recently confronted by Google in order to meet demands overseas. What began with complaints from Austria headed by Max Schrems […]

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Big Tech provides for all your needs, until they block you. EU is demanding accountability.

What if you woke up tomorrow and saw that you were blocked from Google? You’d probably be confused, right? You didn’t think you’d done anything wrong. Why would you be denied access to your Google account? Suddenly not being able to use your email, have the ability to work on documents, and access your photos […]

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