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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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“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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“Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America’s Elderly”

“Some 5 million older Americans are financially exploited every year… The elderly are also suffering at the hands of greedy, desperate or drug addicted relatives and friends, among others. The total number of victims is increasing as baby boomers retire and … 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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