A new DuckDuckGo tool is supposed to prevent apps from tracking Android users

DuckDuckGo’s new tool aims to prevent apps from tracking Android users, first reported by Wired. The tool, called App Tracking Protection, hopes to offer more protection from third-party trackers than Apple’s App Tracking Transparency feature, which gives users the choice to opt-out of data tracking within apps. However, DuckDuckGo’s tool hasn’t been rolled out as […]

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Google seeks recusal probe for incoming antitrust chief over Yelp and Microsoft cases

Google sent a letter to the Department of Justice Friday requesting that the department examine whether newly confirmed antitrust division head Jonathan Kanter, who has been a vocal critic of the search giant, should be recused from federal antitrust investigations into Google. In his new role, Kanter will lead the department’s lawsuit against Google alleging […]

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