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“YouTube is not safe for your children: The video platform “data mines” information from its young users”

“According to multiple advocacy groups, the popular video sharing platform YouTube (which is owned by Google) is now illegally collecting information from some of its youngest users in order to explicitly target them for advertising. These groups (twenty in total) … Continue reading

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‘Facebook has never cared’ about privacy: Cambridge Analytica app developer [exposes truth]

“…A scientist at the University of Cambridge, Kogan developed a quiz app that was used by consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to mine the data of 87 million Facebook users… While Facebook’s developer policy forbids app developers from selling the data … Continue reading

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“…Facebook photos to create a huge facial recognition database”

“Secret surveillance software created by a former Israeli intelligence officer is harvesting Facebook photos. The firm behind it is taking profile images from the social network, YouTube and other sites to build a huge facial recognition database…” http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5624383/Surveillance-company-run-ex-spies-harvesting-Facebook-photos.html https://www.prisonplanet.com/secret-surveillance-software-created-by-ex-spies-is-harvesting-facebook-photos-to-create-a-huge-facial-recognition-database.html

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“Google Chrome browser scans ALL the files on your computer…”

“Google has come under fire for many questionable actions as of late — and the startling revelation that their widely used web browser, Google Chrome, is scanning personal computers around the world is nothing short of infuriating for its users… … Continue reading

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[U.S.] Police Hate the 4th Amendment: use Google to acquire detailed records of your private activity

“Many people are likely unaware of this, but police commonly use Google to gather information on and ultimately track down criminal behavior. According to Google’s own Transparency Report Help Center, “A variety of laws allow government agencies to investigate regulatory … Continue reading

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[Spying & Tracking] “Amazon… photographing your home [when] they make a delivery”

“As reported by USA Today, Amazon’s new service is meant to help customers find where their package was left while they were at work or out running errands, especially if it was intentionally tucked behind a bush or a flower … Continue reading

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Gay dating app Grindr [STEALS & REVEALS] HIV data

“Gay dating app Grindr was under fire on Monday for sharing information about users’ HIV status or locations with two companies enlisted to optimize its software…” https://www.yahoo.com/news/gay-dating-app-grindr-scorched-handling-hiv-data-013939817.html Looks like this is another Facebook wannabe. You think your a good person … Continue reading

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