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APP PRIVACY: One Third Of Apps Take More Personal Info Than Needed

Research by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has shown that the majority of popular apps on iOS and Android are failing at user privacy after monitoring 1,211 apps in total. The GPEN have since argued that users deserve to be in control of the data being taken regardless of […]


Social Media Blamed For Increase in Complaints Over Doctors

A rise in complaints against medical professionals has been blamed on Social Media and bad press coverage after complaints rose from 5,168 complaints in 2007 to 10,347 in 2012, doubling in only 5 years. After these ever increasing figures continued to rise, Plymouth research team were sent to investigate the […]


Investigation Into Technology And Children’s Mental Health

In the past, great amounts of research have been placed into finding a link between the use of mobile phones and brain cancer in children, however there have still been no links found to date. Advice based on the precautionary principle is still provided by the NHS, advising that children […]