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Spying: “UK Ex-Spy Chief Reveals Big Tech Companies Like Google, Facebook ‘Know More About Us’ Than MI5”

“…Internet giants such as Google or Facebook have more personal data on people than any intelligence agency has ever had or should have, believes former UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) director David Omand, according to The Times…” UK Ex-Spy Chief Reveals Big Tech Companies … Continue reading

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No free Speech: “Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court over hate speech”

” Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU’s top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide. The decision will be seen as a victory for EU regulators, … Continue reading

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“…Facebook Buys Startup Focused On ‘Controlling Computers With Your Mind’”

“But given all of the scrutiny surrounding the company and its acquisition, Facebook has reportedly agreed to buy CTRL-Labs, a tech startup working on software to let people control a digital avatar using only their thoughts, for somewhere between $500 … Continue reading

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“FACEBOOK DECLARES IT’S A ‘PUBLISHER,’ CAN CENSOR WHOMEVER IT WANTS”

“Facebook has invoked its free speech right as a publisher, insisting its ability to smear users as extremists is protected – but its legal immunity thus far has rested on a law that protects platforms, not publishers. Which is it?… … Continue reading

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“Facebook employee dead after ‘apparent suicide’ at headquarters”

“The Menlo Park Police Department on Thursday said it responded to an apparent suicide at Facebook’s headquarters. Facebook confirmed the employee death on Thursday afternoon. A man jumped off of the fourth floor of a building at Facebook’s campus, the police said. … Continue reading

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TERRORIST: “Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages”

“But a whistleblower’s complaint shows that Facebook itself has inadvertently provided the two extremist groups with a networking and recruitment tool by producing dozens of pages in their names. The social networking company appears to have made little progress on … Continue reading

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“Facebook [wrongfully] Bans Two Italian Right-Wing Parties And Dozens Of Their Followers…”

“Mark Zuckerberg interfered in Italy’s democracy once again this week by shutting down two “far right” political parties’ accounts on Facebook and Instagram and banning many of their followers — all to cheers from their far left opposition. From The Local: … Continue reading

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