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“Social media gives legions of idiots the right to speak when they once only spoke at a bar after a glass of wine, without harming the community. Then they were quickly silenced, but now they have the same right to speak as a Nobel Prize winner. It’s the invasion of the idiots.”
– Umberto Eco –

December 8, 2018 / News Hub

In “Unprecedented Move”, Parliament Seizes Facebook Documents After Latest Zuckerberg Snub

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge Just days after Facebook again snubbed the UK Parliament by refusing to send CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
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December 1, 2018 / News Hub

Google workers push to stop censored Chinese search project

From Aljazeera Tech giant taken to task for not challenging Chinese government's policy that politically sensitive results be blocked. A...
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November 26, 2018 / News Hub

How Social Media Is Becoming an Arm of the State

José Niño From Mises Institute Say the wrong things and you might get kicked off of your favorite social media...
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November 14, 2018 / News Hub

One Company Wants To Implant Microchips Into The Hands Of “Hundreds Of Thousands” Of Global Workers

Michael Snyder From End Of The American Dream Via ZeroHedge It is really happening.  At one time, the idea that...
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November 10, 2018 / News Hub

Facial image matching system risks ‘chilling effect’ on freedoms, rights groups say

Christopher Knaus The Guardian Civil rights groups have warned a vast, powerful system allowing the near real-time matching of citizens’...
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November 10, 2018 / News Hub

Sir Tim Berners-Lee launches ‘Magna Carta for the web’ to save internet from abuse

Laurence Dodds The Telegraph Sir Tim Berners-Lee has launched a "Magna Carta for the web", warning that tech giants must...
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November 6, 2018 / News Hub

Zygmunt Bauman: “Social media are a trap” – retabled

Ricardo de Querol From El Pais The Polish-born sociologist is skeptical about the possibilities for political change Zygmunt Bauman has...
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November 6, 2018 / News Hub

Controversial AI ‘Lie Detectors’ Coming To EU Airports, Border Crossings

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge Several European airports will deploy an AI-powered lie detector at border checkpoints in a trial run...
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November 6, 2018 / News Hub

Facebook says human rights report shows should do more in Myanmar

From Aljazeera Facebook said a human rights report it commissioned on its presence in Myanmar showed it had not done...
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November 4, 2018 / News Hub

What’s Behind The Erosion Of Civil Society?

Charles Hugh Smith From TwoMinds blog Via ZeroHedge   Rebuilding social capital and social connectedness is not something that can...
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November 3, 2018 / News Hub

“An Information Apocalypse” Looms – Deepfakes And Political Manipulation

Tyler Durden from ZeroHedge Authored by Leonid Savin via Oriental Review, Not a day seems to go by without the...
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November 1, 2018 / News Hub

DARPA Seeks FAA Approval For Military Drones Over American Cities By 2030 – At The Latest

Nicholas West From ActivistPost Just a little over 10 years after drone surveillance inside U.S. borders was declared a conspiracy...
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November 1, 2018 / News Hub

Why Is Social Media So Toxic?

Charles Hugh Smith From Of Two Minds Blog The desire to improve our social standing is natural. What's unnatural is...
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October 24, 2018 / News Hub

‘City of surveillance’: privacy expert quits Toronto’s smart-city project

Gabrielle Canon From TheGuardian Wired neighborhood planned by Google sister company has raised questions over data protection When it was...
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October 24, 2018 / News Hub

Amazon pitched its facial recognition system to ICE

Russell Brandom FromTheVerge Amazon employees met with officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this summer as part of a...
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October 22, 2018 / News Hub

Big Tech Snuffing-Out Free Speech & Google’s Poisonous ‘Dragonfly’

From ZeroHedge Authored by  Judith Bergman via The Gatestone Institute The internet, especially social media, has become one of the...
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October 22, 2018 / News Hub

Amazon Atlas

From WikiLeaks Today, 11 October 2018, WikiLeaks publishes a "Highly Confidential" internal document from the cloud computing provider Amazon. The...
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October 16, 2018 / News Hub

Invisible Manipulation: 10 ways our data is being used against us

From Privacy International Tuesday, January 16, 2018 The era where we were in control of the data on our own...
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October 16, 2018 / News Hub

Surveillance Capitalism: Monetizing the Smartphone User

Rex M. Lee From theepochtimes.com This article is part of a series on corporate surveillance highlighting civil liberty, privacy, cyber security,...
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October 11, 2018 / News Hub

Google to shut down Google+ after failing to disclose user data breach

Olivia Solon from TheGuardian Company didn’t disclose leak for months to avoid a public relations headache and potential regulatory enforcement...
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October 11, 2018 / News Hub

Google Lied About “Dragonfly” China Censorship Project According To Leaked Transcript

From ZeroHedge According to a leaked transcript, Google lied to the media regarding their secretive Chinese search engine, according to The...
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October 8, 2018 / News Hub

Five ways your privacy is compromised without you realising

From Privacy International Friday, September 28, 2018 Photo credit: Pixabay This piece was originally published in iNews It seems that...
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October 8, 2018 / News Hub

“Fess Up To Reality” – Former Google Exec Exposes Silicon Valley Hypocrisy In Scathing Essay

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge After overcoming the temptation to publish under a pseudonym, former Google PR executive Jessica Powell has...
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October 6, 2018 / News Hub

Prince Harry Weighs in on the Fortnite Controversy: ‘What’s Wrong with Parents?’

Erin Hill From People.com Prince Harry is sharing his concerns about the popular online video game, Fortnite, which has come...
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October 5, 2018 / News Hub

Facebook faces $1.6bn fine and formal investigation over massive data breach

Olivia Solon From TheGuardian Irish data regulator could penalize the social network after hack of nearly 50m accounts The Irish...
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October 1, 2018 / News Hub

You Gave Facebook Your Number For Security. They Used It For Ads

Gennie Gebhart From EFF  Add “a phone number I never gave Facebook for targeted advertising” to the list of deceptive...
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September 27, 2018 / News Hub

3 Ways Facebook Is Increasingly Becoming An Arm Of The US Government

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge Facebook has lately announced a series of major steps it would take to combat fake news...
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September 26, 2018 / News Hub

UK intelligence agency admits unlawfully spying on Privacy International

From Privacy International Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Thames House, Offices of MI5. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons MI5 collected Privacy International’s private...
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September 24, 2018 / News Hub

Digital Dictatorship: China Exerts Control Over Population Through “Social Credit” System

 Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge China is developing a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens.For some, "social...
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September 20, 2018 / News Hub

Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers

Ryan Gallagher From the Intercept  Google built aprototype of a censored search engine for China that links users’ searches to...
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September 20, 2018 / News Hub

Free Press Advocates Alarmed by US Government’s “Terrifying” Secret Rules for Spying on Journalists

Jessica Corbett From Common Dreams "It makes me wonder, what other rules are out there, and how have these rules...
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September 17, 2018 / News Hub

Yahoo Mail is still scanning your emails for data to sell to advertisers

Shannon Liao From The Verge  Yahoo still scans users’ emails for data to sell to advertisers, a practice that many...
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September 17, 2018 / News Hub

The Sustainable Development Goals, Identity, and Privacy: Does their implementation risk human rights?

From Privacy International The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the United Nations-led initiative to define the development agenda. Building on...
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September 16, 2018 / News Hub

UK mass surveillance ruled unlawful in landmark judgment

From Big Brother Watch Press Release 13th September 2018 The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) today ruled that the...
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September 13, 2018 / News Hub

YouTube Bans Media Supporting Syria’s Liberating Struggle

From Stephen Lendman Alphabet/Google-owned YouTube is a censoring machine like its parent company – waging war on speech and media...
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September 4, 2018 / News Hub

Google Tracking 70% Of Retail Purchases Thanks To Secret Deal With Mastercard

From ZeroHedge Over the past year, certain Google advertisers have been able to use a "potent new tool" which allows them...
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August 31, 2018 / News Hub

Franken-algorithms: the deadly consequences of unpredictable code

Andrew Smith From TheGuardian   The 18th of March 2018, was the day tech insiders had been dreading. That night,...
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August 19, 2018 / News Hub

Google’s snooping proves big tech will not change – unless governments step in

Arwa Mahdawi From TheGuardian News that the company tracks users even when they forbid it shows that technology giants do...
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August 19, 2018 / News Hub

Between You, Me, and Google: Problems With Gmail’s “Confidential Mode”

Gennie Gebhart and Cory Doctorow From Electronic Frontier Foundation With Gmail’s new design rolled out to more and more users,...
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August 14, 2018 / News Hub

Google Is Constantly Tracking, Even If You Turn Off Device ‘Location History’

From ZeroHedge Perhaps it should come as no surprise that Google is actually tracking you even when you switch your...
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July 12, 2018 / News Hub

Can my employer read emails in my Gmail account?

Jack Schofield From TheGuardian Martin works for a large company that uses G Suite where the tech team can accesses...
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July 12, 2018 / News Hub

How Silicon Valley Fuels an Informal Caste System

Antonio García Martínez From Wired CALIFORNIA IS THE future of the United States, goes the oft-cited cliché. What the US...
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July 11, 2018 / News Hub

First of Its Kind University Study Proves Without a Doubt that Your Phone is Spying On You

Matt Agorist From Activist Post For years, conspiracy theories about smart phones listening to users without their permission to show...
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July 7, 2018 / News Hub

Tech’s ‘Dirty Secret’: The App Developers Sifting Through Your Gmail

Douglas MacMillan From The Wall Street Journal Google said a year ago it would stop its computers from scanning the...
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July 5, 2018 / News Hub

Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism

Elliott Gabriel From MintPressNews.com MPN spoke to Yasha Levine, the author of “Surveillance Valley,” and Monthly Review editor John Bellamy...
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June 23, 2018 / News Hub

NSA Launches Amazon-Backed Cloud-Computing Service For Sharing “Top Secret” Info

From ZeroHedge NSA Launches Amazon-Backed Cloud-Computing Service For Sharing "Top Secret" Info Four years after handing Amazon a $600 million...
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June 21, 2018 / News Hub

Government Eyes Are Watching You: We Are All Prisoners of the Surveillance State

W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute “We’re run by the Pentagon, we're run by Madison Avenue, we're run by television, and...
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June 14, 2018 / News Hub

China’s Surveillance State Is Using RFID Chips To Track Cars’ Movements

Tyler Durden ZeroHedge China, the world's most populous country, continues to devise new methods of keeping tabs on its 1.4...
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June 14, 2018 / News Hub

Apple strikes blow to Facebook as it clamps down on data harvesting

Olivia Solon TheGuardian Apple has updated its rules to restrict app developers’ ability to harvest data from mobile phones, which...
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June 13, 2018 / News Hub

The ENCRYPT Act Protects Encryption from U.S. State Prying

David Ruiz from Electronic Frontier Foundation   It’s not just the Department of Justice and the FBI that want to...
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June 9, 2018 / News Hub

Ten Ways the Democratic Northern Hemisphere Nations Became the Orwellian West – The Burning Platform Author: Uncola

Doug Uncola From TheBurningPlatform.com In his book, “1984”, George Orwell envisioned a future crushed by the iron grip of a...
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May 31, 2018 / News Hub

Google’s Selfish Ledger is an unsettling vision of Silicon Valley social engineering

Vlad Savov From TheVerge This internal video from 2016 shows a Google concept for how total data collection could reshape...
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May 31, 2018 / News Hub

Fine-Tuning the Surveillance State

Jeremiah Johnson From ShtfPlan We have been watching the shift of society and all of its components to collectivist thought...
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May 28, 2018 / News Hub

As New Privacy Rules Hit Europe, Google and Facebook Hit With $8.8 Billion in Lawsuits

Jake Johnson, Jessica Corbett From Common Dreams "They totally know that it's going to be a violation, they don't even...
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May 28, 2018 / News Hub

Six reasons why social media is a Bummer

Jaron Lanier TheGuardian It might not seem like it at first, but I’m an optimist. I don’t think we have...
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May 24, 2018 / News Hub

Recipe for authoritarianism’: Amazon under fire for selling face-recognition software to police

Julia Carrie Wong From The Guardian  ACLU releases documentation on Amazon Rekognition software, fueling fears of surveillance via police body...
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May 10, 2018 / News Hub

Kafka’s Nightmare Emerges: China’s “Social Credit Score”

Charles Hugh Smith From oftwominds.com China is creating Kafka's nightmare world as the perfection of centralized control of its citizenry....
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May 8, 2018 / News Hub

Is Social Media Destroying Humanity on Purpose?

Daisy Luther From TheOrganicPrepper You may not be on social media yourself, but chances are your friends and family are....
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May 6, 2018 / News Hub

No death and an enhanced life: Is the future transhuman? | Technology

Robin McKie From The Guardian The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book...
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May 6, 2018 / News Hub

Artificial intelligence, or can machines think?

Alasdair Macleod From Goldmoney.com Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen as both a boon and a threat. It uses our personal...
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April 30, 2018 / News Hub

Early Facebook Investor And Zuckerberg Mentor: “I Feel My Baby Has Turned Out To Be Something Horrible”

From ZeroHedge Even if Facebook's stellar Q1 earnings report hadn't helped erase some of the losses that Facebook shares incurred...
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April 25, 2018 / News Hub

Google vs the right to be forgotten: Chips with Everything podcast

Danielle Stephens From TheGuardian In April 2018, Google lost a landmark case against a businessman who used his ‘right to...
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April 21, 2018 / News Hub

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Dylan Curran From TheGuardian Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in...
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April 21, 2018 / News Hub

Facebook Moves 1.5 Billion Users’ Data Out Of Europe To Circumvent New Privacy Law

From ZeroHedge This doesn't bode well for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and what remains of his tattered credibility. After Zuck...
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April 16, 2018 / News Hub

Nearly One-Third Of Americans Believe Facebook Has A “Negative Impact On Society”

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge Chamath Palihapitiya, former Facebook vice president for user growth, isn't the only one who believes his...
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April 12, 2018 / News Hub

India’s Big Brother: Fingerprint and Eye Scans Required for Food and Medicine

Mike Mish Shedlock From TheMaven - Mish Talk India collects biometric data on 1.3 billion residents for use in a...
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April 12, 2018 / News Hub

Google’s File on You Is 10 Times Bigger Than Facebook’s — Here’s How to View It

Jake Anderson From TheAntimedia With all the attention paid to Facebook in recent weeks over ‘data breaches’ and privacy violations...
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April 9, 2018 / News Hub

YouTube illegally collects data on children, say child protection groups

Samuel Gibbs From TheGuardian Complaint filed with US watchdog urges sanctions for Google allegedly failing to comply with child protection...
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April 9, 2018 / News Hub

Google Should Not Help the U.S. Military Build Unaccountable AI Systems

Peter Eckersley and Cindy Cohn From ElectronicFrontierFoundation Thousands of Google staff have been speaking out against the company’s work for...
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March 31, 2018 / News Hub

Facebook logged SMS texts and phone calls without explicitly notifying users

Alex Hern From TheGuardian Users complain of phone and text data collected by the company despite never having agreed to...
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March 31, 2018 / News Hub

Concerned About What Facebook Knows About You? Check Out What Google Knows

From ZeroHedge Many users have been dropping Facebook, ceasing to use social media, or looking into the data that’s been...
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March 20, 2018 / News Hub

It’s Time To Protect Yourself (And Your Friends) From Facebook

From ZeroHedge Excerpted from Mashable's Damon Beres... Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west,...
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March 19, 2018 / News Hub

Edward Snowden: Facebook Is A Surveillance Company Rebranded As “Social Media”

From ZeroHedge NSA whistleblower and former CIA employee Edward Snowden slammed Facebook in a Saturday tweet following the suspension of...
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March 19, 2018 / News Hub

Why The Police Are Quietly Turning To Google To Find Criminals

From ZeroHedge Following this weekend's revelation that Cambridge Analytica, a polling and analytics firm partly funded by billionaire Trump donor...
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March 16, 2018 / News Hub

UNDERCOVER VIDEO: HUNDREDS of Twitter Employees Paid to View “Everything You Post,” & Private “Sex Messages”

Staff Report From ProjectVeritas Project Veritas has released undercover footage of Twitter Engineers and employees admitting that Twitter employees view”everything...
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March 13, 2018 / News Hub

Tim Berners-Lee: we must regulate tech firms to prevent ‘weaponised’ web

Olivia Solon From TheGuardian The inventor of the world wide web warns over concentration of power among a few companies...
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March 11, 2018 / News Hub

Google Is Helping the Pentagon Build AI for Drones

Kate Conger and Dell Cameron From Gizmodo Google has partnered with the United States Department of Defense to help the...
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March 2, 2018 / News Hub

Facebook keep creepy secret files on every internet user

Tim Collins,  Matt Leclere, Nicole Pierre From Mailonline Facebook routinely gathers data from its 1.4 billion daily active users worldwide...
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February 13, 2018 / News Hub

Big Brother Watch’s comment on the use of digital evidence in sexual offence prosecutions

From Big Brother Watch's Big Brother Watch’s Legal and Policy Officer, Griff Ferris, said: “Big Brother Watch welcomes the NPCC’s...
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February 13, 2018 / News Hub

Mining Malware Tsunami Continues: ‘5000’ High-Profile UK Websites Hit By Tainted Plugin

William Suberg From Cointelegraph New cryptocurrency mining malware exploiting software for blind and partially-sighted people has infected “thousands” of websites...
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February 8, 2018 / News Hub

Trump Administration to Test Biometric Program to Scan Faces of Drivers and Passengers in Vehicles

Derrick Broze From Activist Post The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is preparing to launch a pilot program to scan...
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February 6, 2018 / News Hub

Algorithms Are Fine – Until Governments Use Them Against Us

Robert A. McKeown, Mises Institute  Tyler Durden From Zero Hedge If you’re a frequent user of social media platforms you’ve probably...
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February 6, 2018 / News Hub

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

Nellie Bowles From The  New York Times A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and...
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February 5, 2018 / News Hub

UK iPhone users suing Google over privacy abuse

Sead Fadilpašić From ITProPortal.com A large group of UK’s iPhone consumers has sued Google for a serious breach of trust...
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February 1, 2018 / News Hub

Ex-government privacy advisor calls for ‘fundamental review’ of Gov.uk Verify identity scheme

Bryan Glick From ComputerWeekly Former Cabinet Office privacy group co-chair says the Verify identity assurance programme needs 'honest and fundamental...
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February 1, 2018 / News Hub

Canada’s privacy czar rules on right to dispute online search results

Josh Okane From The Globe and Mail Canada's privacy watchdog says the country's digital-privacy laws can grant citizens the right...
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January 27, 2018 / News Hub

Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind

Rory Cellan-Jones From BBC News Prof Stephen Hawking, one of Britain's pre-eminent scientists, has said that efforts to create thinking...
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January 27, 2018 / News Hub

HIDDEN CAMERA: HUNDREDS of Twitter Employees Paid to View “Everything You Post Online” Including Private “Sex Messages”

Staff Report From Project Veritas - Clay Haynes: “There’s teams dedicated to it… at least, three or four hundred people…...
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January 13, 2018 / News Hub

House Fails to Protect Americans from Unconstitutional NSA Surveillance

By David Ruiz From Electronic Frontier Foundation  UPDATE, January 12, 2018: The Senate could vote Tuesday on a disastrous NSA...
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January 13, 2018 / News Hub

Crime can be predicted says new film

FutureIntelligence Everyone dreads the knock on the door from the police. And now there’s reason to fear that knock, according...
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January 7, 2018 / News Hub

Facebook use of third-party apps ‘violates data protection principles’

Philip Oltermann in Berlin and Samuel Gibbs From The Guardian German watchdog accuses site of merging data from WhatsApp and...
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January 7, 2018 / News Hub

Personal data of a billion Indians sold online for £6, report claims

Michael Safi From The Guardian Newspaper says it bought access to details from world’s largest biometric database, used to administer...
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December 23, 2017 / News Hub

Google: One of Brussels’ most active lobbyists

Vicky Cann From LobbyFacts.eu Google is, without doubt, one of the most active lobbyists in Brussels. With 120 lobby meetings...
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December 16, 2017 / News Hub

Facebook founder warns of social media addiction

From Good Morning America Sean Parker, 38, claims social media sites like Facebook are "exploiting vulnerabilities in human psychology" and...
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December 13, 2017 / News Hub

Margrethe Vestager vs Google (round 3)

Nicholas Hirst From Politico Doubts grow over whether Vestager’s latest assault is a bold strike or a sign of weakness. Europe’s...
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December 2, 2017 / News Hub

Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled

Keith Collins From Quartz Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location...
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November 26, 2017 / News Hub

Beware of digital dictatorship

Vandana Shiva. From The Asian Age We live in times where the non-working rent collectors and speculators have emerged as...
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November 17, 2017 / News Hub

Facebook investor says he wants the company to contact everyone who saw fake news during the election

Anita Balakrishnan From CNBC About 150 million Americans came in contact with divisive content or advertisements from bogus Russian-based accounts,...
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November 11, 2017 / News Hub

Ex-Facebook president Sean Parker: site made to exploit human ‘vulnerability’

Olivia Solon From TheGuardian Site’s founding president, who became a billionaire thanks to the company, says: ‘God only knows what...
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November 10, 2017 / News Hub

Hive – Vault 8

WikiLeaks From WikiLeaks    Today, 9 November 2017, WikiLeaks publishes the source code and development logs to Hive, a major...
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November 10, 2017 / News Hub

Four ethical priorities for neurotechnologies and AI

Nature  From Nature 551,159–163 (09 November 2017)  doi:10.1038/551159a  Artificial intelligence and brain–computer interfaces must respect and preserve people's privacy, identity,...
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November 9, 2017 / News Hub

Google Spends Billions on Academic Research to Influence Policy and Regulation

Tech From Sputniknews Google has spent millions funding academic research in the US and Europe to influence public opinion and...
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November 9, 2017 / News Hub

Social media bots threaten democracy. But we are not helpless

Samuel Woolley and Marina Gorbis TheGuardian Ever-more sophisticated Facebook and Twitter bots can sway political opinions. We have the technology...
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November 9, 2017 / News Hub

Why Facebook and Twitter Can’t Be Trusted to Police Themselves

Renee Diresta and Tristan Harris PoliticoMagazine Google, Facebook and Twitter took a beating on Wednesday testifying in front of the...
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November 9, 2017 / News Hub

Exploiting Social Media and Manipulating the News

Nicholas Evangelista ProjectVeritas.com American Pravda, NYT Part II: Exploiting Social Media and Manipulating the News Nick Dudich, Audience Strategy Editor...
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November 2, 2017 / News Hub

The Problem with algorithmic personalization

From facebook.tracking.exposed The design of personalization algorithms is not just a technical matter, but a political one. We do not...
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October 30, 2017 / News Hub

European Parliament on the verge of creating a privacy underclass

From PrivacyNews.net For the past 18 months Europe have been reviewing rules on the confidentiality of electronic communications as well...
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October 29, 2017 / News Hub

IoT: Is privacy a priority or an afterthought?

Electronic Weekly.com From EW Staff  Securing the hardware is essential if we are to secure the whole IoT, writes Majid Bemanian...
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October 24, 2017 / News Hub

The impact of cyber dating abuse on self-esteem: The mediating role of emotional distress

Kaitlin Hancock, Haley Keast, & Wendy From EllisCyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace This study examined how emotional distress...
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October 24, 2017 / News Hub

The Facebook Experiment: Quitting Facebook Leads to Higher Levels of Well-Being

Morten Tromholt, MSc from Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen K, Denmark. Most people use Facebook on a daily...
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September 23, 2017 / News Hub

The Future Of Artificial Intelligence (According To Pop Culture)

Jeff Desjardins From  Visual Capitalist The unpredictable nature of super-intelligent, self-improving machines lends itself quite nicely to the dramatic storylines...
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September 17, 2017 / News Hub

That AI study which claims to guess whether you’re gay or straight is flawed and dangerous

Gianluca Mezzofiore From Mashable UK Advancements in artificial intelligence can be extremely worrying, especially when there are some pretty serious...
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September 17, 2017 / News Hub

Facial recognition is here. The iPhone X is just the beginning

Claire Garvie From the guardian Apple’s new smartphone will unlock using face recognition, thanks to infrared and 3D sensors. This...
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September 8, 2017 / News Hub

Facial Recognition

Renate Samson From Big Brother Watch
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September 3, 2017 / News Hub

Case Study: Connected Cars and the Future of Car Travel in the Digital Age

From Privacy International As society heads toward an ever more connected world, the ability for individuals to protect and manage...
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September 2, 2017 / News Hub

Online Social Networking and Addiction – A Review of the Psychological Literature

Daria J. Kuss and Mark D. Griffiths From PMC - US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health Multidisciplinary Digital...
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September 2, 2017 / News Hub

Want to understand how dominant tech companies have become? Look at the number of issues they lobby on.

Brian Fung and Hamza Shaban From The Washington Post -  Democracy Dies in Darkness A firing this week by a...
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August 29, 2017 / News Hub

Indian court rules privacy a ‘fundamental right’ in battle over national ID cards

Michael Safi From The Guardian Landmark decision follows criticism that Aadhaar identity card reveals profile of a person’s spending habits,...
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August 29, 2017 / News Hub

Palantir: the ‘special ops’ tech giant that wields as much real-world power as Google

Jacques Peretti From the guardian Peter Thiel’s CIA-backed, data-mining firm honed its ‘crime predicting’ techniques against insurgents in Iraq. The...
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August 22, 2017 / News Hub

Why Google Fired James Damore

Stephen Lendman From the SleuthJournal Google fired senior software engineer Damore for posting a 10-page critique of company policies on...
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August 22, 2017 / News Hub

One Statistics Professor Was Just Banned By Google: Here Is His Story

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge Statistics professor Salil Mehta, adjunct professor at Columbia and Georgetown who teaches probability and data science...
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August 14, 2017 / News Hub

Who Has Your Back? Government Data Requests 2017

Rainey Reitman Form Electronic Frontier Foundation via Samuel Gibbs Form the guardian Amazon and WhatsApp have been scolded by the...
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August 15, 2017 / News Hub

Digital Charter 2017

Open Right Group WIKI From Open Right Group Queen’s Speech “A new law will ensure that the United Kingdom retains...
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August 15, 2017 / News Hub

Why Privacy Matters In An Age Of Tech Totalitarianism

Tyler Durden From ZeroHedge How "Nothing To Hide" Leads To "Nowhere To Hide" – Why Privacy Matters In An Age...
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August 14, 2017 / News Hub

The Pregnancy Panopticon

Cooper Quintin From Electronic Frontier Foundation Women’s health is big business. There are a staggering number of applications for Android...
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August 8, 2017 / News Hub

If Zuckerberg wants to rule the world, does he even need to be president?

Alex Hern From The Guardian The Facebook CEO’s 5,700 word post advocated a strong civil society and ended quoting Lincoln....
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August 8, 2017 / News Hub

Vault 7: Projects

WikiLeaks From WikiLeaks 23 March 2017 Dark Matter Today, March 23rd 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 "Dark Matter", which contains...
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August 8, 2017 / News Hub

Privacy: A Failed Experiment?

Victor Dorff From Huffington Post As Americans look north and observe Canada’s latest kerfuffle over privacy this week, it has...
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August 17, 2017 / News Hub

Facebook wants you to think it’s just a platform. It’s not.

David Uberti From Columbia Journalism Review In some respects, Facebook isn’t so different from the publishers that rely on it....
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