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Not 50 Million, Not 87 Million… Facebook Admits Data From ‘Most’ of Its 2 Billion Users Compromised by ‘Malicious Actors’

Posted by on April 5, 2018 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Not 50 Million, Not 87 Million… Facebook Admits Data From ‘Most’ of Its 2 Billion Users Compromised by ‘Malicious Actors’

Buried in Facebook’s announcement that Cambridge Analytica had improperly gathered data from up to 87 million users was the stunning admission that “malicious actors” exploited the site’s search features to collection information from “most” of its 2 billion users.

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Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 1 Comment
Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

People have come to see multi-tasking as a virtue, and so have required companies to make communication easier and faster. Facebook Messenger, for instance, has become a powerful tool for people to connect with each other.

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New Hampshire Bill To Ban NSA Activity Called the “Biggest Threat Since the Civil War”

Posted by on December 23, 2015 in Government, Policies, Spying and Surveillance with 5 Comments
New Hampshire Bill To Ban NSA Activity Called the “Biggest Threat Since the Civil War”

A bill introduced in the New Hampshire House for the 2016 session would prohibit a federal-local surveillance collaboration that the NSA’s former chief technical director called the “biggest threat since the civil war.”

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Creepy Doll Redux: 8 Reasons Not To Buy Hello Barbie

Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Conscious Living, Conscious Parenting with 0 Comments
Creepy Doll Redux: 8 Reasons Not To Buy Hello Barbie

Your nightmare has come to life; she’s perky with impossible proportions and loves talking fashion while coaxing secrets from little girls.

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Estonia Is a Global Example of E-Government, Digital Freedom, Privacy, and Security

Estonia Is a Global Example of E-Government, Digital Freedom, Privacy, and Security

Since Estonia regained independence in 1991, its government has sought to redesign the nation’s entire information infrastructure with goals of openness, privacy, and security. The technology platform that Estonia built to serve its citizens sets an example for the rest of the world. Each citizen has one identification number to use across all systems, from paper passport to bank records to any government office or medical care. This includes giving electronic signatures, filing taxes, and voting. Estonians elect their parliament online, and get their taxes back in two days.

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With New Privacy Bill, California Delivers Landmark Win For Digital Privacy

Posted by on October 11, 2015 in Government, Internet Control with 5 Comments
With New Privacy Bill, California Delivers Landmark Win For Digital Privacy

California now has the most comprehensive tech privacy bill in the nation and should be model for other states.

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