• Oct 15, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • News, Privacy, Security,

Visiting websites with your smartphone on mobile data can reveal your full name, phone number, address, and even location

With just your mobile IP address, a website can find out all of your billing information, and even your precise location. This has been going on for years, largely behind the scenes – but recently the issue has been re-highlighted and the benefits of hiding your IP address are super clear. Whenever you are using … Continue reading “Visiting websites with your smartphone on mobile data can reveal your full name, phone number, address, and even location”

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Not even the telcos like Australia’s mandatory metadata retention scheme aka the Big Brother policy

Now that Australia’s mandatory metadata retention regime is officially started, many are wondering how we got to this point and what we can do to stay private now that every piece of Australian origin metadata is being stored for two years. While companies and customers alike have known this day would come since 2015, both … Continue reading “Not even the telcos like Australia’s mandatory metadata retention scheme aka the Big Brother policy”

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