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Firefox new release offers Enhanced Cookie Clearing

The release of Firefox 91 includes a new feature allowing users remove all local traces of visiting a website. Building on ‘Total Cookie Protection,’ which Firefox introduced earlier this year to disallow sharing of cookies between websites, the new functionality includes a ‘Forget About This Site’ option to clear all site data plus the history of having visited it.

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IT’S THE LAW (08/17/2021)

August 17, 2021

New York City adds broad biometric privacy controls for retail, restaurants, entertainment venues, similar to Illinois’s BIPA biometric law, to New York City’s Admin. Code §§ 22-1201. Businesses are required to post clear and visible signage near all customer entrances and provide detail on their practices with regard to biometric data collection and use of the information. This includes, but is not limited to facial, retinal, iris and fingerprint scans, and hand scans.

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Two-Thirds of C-Suite Can’t Recognize Bad Data: Fivetran Report

December 6, 2021

Like the determined optimist who tells his boss the factory is on fire by reporting they’ll soon be able to update their equipment, let’s find some silver linings in a batch of gloomy surveys today, Dear Reader.  We’ll start with this Fivetran report, which finds that 85% of data leaders say their company has lost money by basing decisions on bad data, and 66% believe their C-suite can’t tell when that happens.  The bright side is there’s lots of room for improvement.

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