(Michelle Simmons) A European study revealed that mobile health apps were sending health-related data to third-party companies, harming the privacy of its users. This study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Pireus in Greece and Rovira I Virgili University in Spain.
(Nicholas West) It appears that, once again, the government narrative that TSA surveillance and groping is needed to keep Americans safe from the terrorists “over there” is nothing but a justification to violate the rights of everyone.
(Zoey Sky) Owning a laptop or computer doesn’t automatically mean that your information is safe from prying eyes.
(Zero Hedge) Facebook has been giving user data to at least 60 major device manufacturers over the last decade – including Apple, Amazon, BlackBerry, Microsoft and Samsung – as part of a data-sharing partnership program which allowed the companies to integrate various features such as messaging and “like” buttons into their products.
(John Vibes) While social media companies have spent years denying that their apps are recording your private conversations, the truth is finally coming out. Related Are You a Slave to Your Phone? Happiness Researchers Explain How Social Media Is Making You Unhappy Source – The Free Thought Project by John Vibes, June 10th, 2018 For years, smartphone users […]
(The Daily Sheeple) Hasn’t Facebook gotten themselves into enough hot water? First was privacy concerns and then came Cambridge Analytica, and of course, the censorship of anyone who is not a leftist. Now the social media network is ramping up the creepiness and wants you to send them your nudes: it’s for your protection, of course.
(Zero Hedge) As it turns out, the scandal over Amazon’s Alexa voice-controlled personal assistant recording and sharing private conversations both with hackers and with people on the users’ contact list is much more serious than the company had feared.
(Rachel Blevins) “I’m never plugging that device in again because I can’t trust it,” a homeowner said after her Alexa sent an audio recording from inside her home to a stranger.
(Ben Swann) Turns out that claim is true. But the story is so much deeper than that.Who that spy has turned out to be, is a man with CIA connections who has inserted himself into presidential campaigns before. And the fact that the DOJ has fought to keep his identity a secret is completely reshaping what we know about the investigation in Russian meddling.
(Rachel Blevins) While the federal government continues to give itself more power, one state has passed a law that bans NSA data collection without due process.
(David Williams) Do you think you will ever be able to eat your electronics? It’s a strange concept, but it depicts a very real future situation wherein you’ll have to decide whether or not it’s okay to partake in edible electronics.
(RT News) The US Department of Homeland Security is looking to build a media monitoring database. When some reporters objected, a DHS spokesman dismissed their concerns as fodder for “black helicopter conspiracy theorists.”
(Rachel Blevins) While Congress lectures Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the importance of respecting user privacy, they ignore the fact that they are responsible for allowing illegal spying on millions of American citizens.
(Matt Agorist) Nearly two dozen child advocacy groups have formed a coalition and filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that YouTube is illegally tracking the online activity of small children in direct violation of COPPA.
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