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Don’t Trust Facebook Devices?

A scary insight from DuckDuckGo   Feathers crossed that your answer is no, but do you use a Facebook Portal device? If yes, be aware that as w/many home assistants, the device collects, & people transcribe, your “Hey Portal” voice commands by default. Be sure to opt out in Settings: https://t.co/2fXxcGAe4a — DuckDuckGo (@DuckDuckGo) October…

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Bust The Trust

This is going to be one of my infamous personal essays that gets political right at the very end. So, stay with me. I will get to the Big Picture eventually…even if it takes me a while. * Okay…I woke up this morning to discover that I had no Internet service. At first, I thought…

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Foreign Propaganda Continues

From Newsweek.com: Facebook Removes Trump Propaganda Page After It Was Revealed It Was Run From Ukraine I think it is important to mention that modern propaganda as we know it came out of Stalin’s Russia. The Russian word “agitprop” for propaganda is a shortened version of Department of Agitation and Propaganda. This Ukrainian Facebook group…

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Stop Facebook’s Currency!

From The Dispatch: In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Tuesday, [Sen. Sherrod] Brown blasted Facebook’s plan to launch a digital currency, rattling off instance after instance when he said Facebook failed to protect its users and made money to the detriment of democracy. Facebook wants to start is…

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Hey Kamala you lost me

By Dave McElhaney   Last year during the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Mark Zuckerberg  dodged questions for 10 hours. This included the famous catch phrase  after Utah’s senator Hatch asked him, “How do you sustain a business model  when Facebook is free?”  “Senator we run adds,” said Zuckerberg smirking. But it was Kamala Harris who did the best job of…

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Who Lives By The Bot…

robots

There was an amusing (and sad) story in the press last month. It seems that there is a kids-only talent show in TV in Russia, sort of like America’s Got Talent or Britain’s Got Talent with children. It’s called The Voice Kids, and the winners are determined (at least in part) by popular vote. Viewers…

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Stopping Russia

I’ve been watching some of Yuri Bezmenov’s lectures.  He was a KGB agent that defected to the West. If he were alive today, he would be 13 years older than Vladimir Putin.  They were both heavily trained by the KGB in a similar era.   In that early 1980s Yuri Bezmenov said we should not…

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Social Media is Funding Cyber Warfare

I has taken me a while to figure out how, but companies like Twitter are (intentionally or unintentionally) completely paying for or highly subsidizing the cyber attacks on The United States.  At least one of the Russian IRA twitter accounts made over a million dollars in advertising and that was just one account.  While some…

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Snopes Probes Islamophobic Network

Snopes, the fact-checking site, has discovered a network of linked Islamophobic, pro-Trump, and anti-Liberal pages on Facebook. In two pieces, Disguising Hate: How Radical Evangelicals Spread Anti-Islamic Vitriol on Facebook and What We Learned Investigating a Network of Islamophobic Facebook Pages, Alex Kasprak notes how a number of radically right-wing Facebook pages, all purporting to…

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