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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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“Apple, Amazon and Google Also Are Bracing for Privacy Regulations”

“it seems, we are treated to fresh revelations of hacks, leaks and exploitation of our information, along with ever louder cries for regulation and consumer protection, in the U.S. and Europe… …Across the political spectrum, statements by public figures and … Continue reading

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Google has a new way to spy on you and invade your privacy. It’s called Google Clips

“Back in October of 2017, Google officially announced the launch of Google Clips, a constantly-watching camera that uses artificial intelligence to determine what moments in your everyday life would make a good picture. If the device concludes that something is … Continue reading

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“Mozilla suspends ads on Facebook on data privacy concerns”

“Internet company Mozilla Corp said on Wednesday it was suspending advertising on Facebook Inc’s social media platform on concerns of data privacy. The decision follows allegations that a political consultancy gained inappropriate access to data on 50 million Facebook users … Continue reading

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“Supreme court cellphone case puts free speech – not just privacy – at risk”

“On Wednesday, the supreme court will consider whether the government must obtain a warrant before accessing the rich trove of data that cellphone providers collect about cellphone users’ movements… Many cellphone users have only a vague understanding of the extent … Continue reading

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Corrupt legislation: “California city asserts [it can] search residence without warrant”

“Real estate agents in Santa Barbara, California, are suing their city over a law that gives city inspectors full access to homes, arguing it violates the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment privacy protections. “Santa Barbara singles out home sellers and coerces them into giving … Continue reading

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“Facebook faces German antitrust privacy probe”

“Facebook’s data harvesting practices are facing yet another probe in Europe… the company is being investigated ostensibly on antitrust grounds. But its data harvesting practices are being linked with German competition law on account of Facebook’s dominant market position in the country… Dominant companies … Continue reading

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