About: Josiah Wilmoth

Profile May 25th, 2018

Posts by Josiah Wilmoth:

  • Apr 17, 2018
  • News, Privacy,

Thousands of Android Apps Are Violating Child Privacy Laws

Thousands of Android apps are violating a law designed to protect the privacy of children using internet-connected devices, research from the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) shows. Writing in a…

  • Apr 14, 2018
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Pavel Durov: A VPN Does Bypass Russia’s Telegram Ban

Telegram users in Russia will now need to install a VPN to ensure that they have uninterrupted access to the popular encrypted messaging app. On April 13, a Russian court…

  • Apr 6, 2018
  • Governments, Networking, News, Privacy,

Brazil’s ISPs Earn Failing Grades on Data Privacy

Brazil’s internet service providers (ISPs) earn failing grades on data privacy, researchers say. Earlier this month, Brazilian independent research center InternetLab -- in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation --…

  • Apr 4, 2018
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Finland’s ISPs Begin Censoring Websites on Government Blacklist

Internet service providers (ISPs) in Finland have begun blocking access to websites on a government-curated blacklist. According to English-language Finnish news service Metropolitan.fi, the initiative is the product of a…