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Facebook Invades Your Privacy: Scans Your Pictures

“When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities… But critics said people cannot actually control the technology — because Facebook scans … Continue reading

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“Experts warn that your phone really is listening to you”

“Your phone (and Google, and Facebook) is always watching: It knows where you’ve been, where you are and where you want to go, it knows who you’re talking to and what restaurant you went to for dinner. The omniscient, omnipresence … Continue reading

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“The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities”

“Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. In each of these cities, The Intercept has identified an AT&T facility containing networking equipment that transports large quantities of internet traffic across the United States … Continue reading

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More Facebook Treachery

“Facebook bug set 14 million users’ settings to public” “Facebook confessed Thursday that an estimated 14 million users worldwide had their default sharing setting for all new posts set to public for a period of four days last month, CNN … Continue reading

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[CRIME] “Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps”

“Facebook used its apps to gather information about users and their friends, including some who had not signed up to the social network, reading their text messages, tracking their locations and accessing photos on their phones, a court case in … Continue reading

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“Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records: official report”

“The U.S. National Security Agency collected 534 million records of phone calls and text messages of Americans last year, more than triple gathered in 2016, a U.S. intelligence agency report released on Friday said…” https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-surveillance/spy-agency-nsa-collected-500-million-u-s-call-records-in-2017-a-sharp-rise-official-report-idUSKBN1I52FR This should be illegal. Is … Continue reading

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“Amazon Alexa bug let hackers [spy on people]”

“Amazon’s Echo speakers featured a bug that could have allowed hackers eavesdrop on people in their homes… The Skill, a voice app that can be installed on an Echo speaker, would keep Alexa listening long after it should have switched itself … Continue reading

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