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Opera Max update adds privacy tools but annoys some users

Opera has rolled out a set of privacy features to its data-saving proxy for Android, Opera Max. It’s now billing it as a “data management and privacy app”. The company preview

Verizon settles with FCC over “supercookie” ad targeting, will pay $1.35M fine

The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it has reached an agreement with Verizon Wireless. The FCC says it’s been investigating Verizon’s use of Unique Identifier Header

Disconnect.Me Files Antitrust Case Against Google In Europe Over Banned Anti-Malware Android App

As the European Commission turns the heat up on Google over allegations that the company has abused its dominant market position in areas like search and mobile to create an anticompetitive environmen

Disconnect Search, Built By Ex-Google And Ex-NSA Engineers, Lets You Use Google, Bing And Yahoo Without Tracking

Started as a side project by then-Googler Brian Kennish <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/10/20/google-facebook-disconnec/">back in 2010</a> to cut out ad tracking during a person's Facebook b