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Block Android apps from phoning home without your permission

The free NoRoot Firewall prevents nearly all connections to and from your Android phone until you expressly allow the app to access your Wi-Fi or cell network.

By Feb. 7, 2014


Google, Facebook, Yahoo seek permission to publish FISA requests

In an attempt to achieve greater transparency with users, the companies petition the US government for permission to publish requests made under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

By Sep. 9, 2013


Wait, Subarus start themselves without your permission?

It seems there's a mass recall of Subarus because they have a mind of their own. Apparently, the remote starter can go haywire if you drop the key fob.

By Mar. 8, 2013


Apple makes apps ask permission before accessing contacts

Apple is requiring apps that access your contact information to explicitly request access. Annoying extra step or critical privacy measure?

By Feb. 16, 2012


Microsoft collects phone location data without permission, says researcher

Samy Kamkar, hired by class action law firm, says he's found an example of a Windows Phone 7 app transmitting latitude and longitude even if the user says "no."

By Sep. 1, 2011


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By Mar. 1, 2010


Sky Player asks permission to spy on you

Sky has sent an email to customers explaining the changes coming with AdSmart, a targeted advertising system that builds a profile on you

By Nov. 11, 2009


Troubleshooting iSync: System Error 13 Permission denied

Troubleshooting iSync: System Error 13 Permission denied

By Sep. 15, 2003


Permission to board the simulator

U.S. Navy takes the lead in battle of the training simulators with the launching of the USS Trayer.

By Jun. 29, 2007