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TAKE ACTION NOW! Facebook: Do Not Release Your New App Feature That Listens to Users' Conversations.
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, society, internet, privacy, Privacy Rights, NewTechnology )

Cal
- 176 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Facebook just announced a new feature to its app, which will let it listen to our conversations through our own phones' microphone. Talk about a Big Brother move.
Google Will Soon Know You Better Than Your Spouse Does, Top Exec Says
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, Google, privacy )

Freya
- 261 days ago - scrooglednews.com
Google will soon "know the answer to your question before you have asked it. It will have read every email you've ever written, every document, every idle thought you've ever tapped into a search-engine box."
There's Really Bad Stuff Buried in Those 'Terms and Conditions' You're Expected Not to Read and Just Click Yes on
Science & Tech  (tags: smart phones, agreements, Terms and Conditions, banks, privacy, security, fascism )

Freya
- 271 days ago - alternet.org
Last month, I had a chance to talk with John McAfee, the founder of the popular McAfee computer security programs. We talked about how people usually don't read the terms and conditions of the smartphone applications that they download onto their phones.
The Day We Fight Back ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA surveillance program, internet, computer, privacy, technology, government )

Nancy
- 285 days ago - thedaywefightback.org
This Tuesday, Internet companies and people who care about civil liberties are banding together to do it again. This time, we're taking aim at NSA surveillance and standing up for our freedom to communicate without our own government spying on us.
When No One Is Just a Face in the Crowd
Science & Tech  (tags: Technology, facial recognition, security cameras, privacy )

Dandelion
- 293 days ago - nytimes.com
Facial recognition proliferation of people who are identified by name in online photos, may soon let companies link a person's online persona with his or her actual offline self at a specific public location. Stops being anonymous in public.
How to Keep the NSA Out of Your Computer
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, privacy, computers )

Freya
- 453 days ago - motherjones.com
JOSEPH BONICIOLI mostly uses the same internet you and I do. He pays a service provider a monthly fee to get him online. But to talk to his friends and neighbors in Athens, Greece, he's also got something much weirder and more interesting...
Domestic-Drone Industry Prepares for Big Battle With Regulators
Science & Tech  (tags: AUVSI, Drones, FAA, Jeremy Novara, privacy, safety, regulation )

Judy
- 644 days ago - wired.com
The FAA has been reluctant to grant licenses to drone makers. Drones maneuver poorly, have alarming crash rates, are spoofable, and don't have the sensing capacity to spot approaching aircraft. They are likely to complicate and endanger U.S. airspace.
As Microsoft Shifts Its Privacy Rules, An Uproar Is Absent
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, world, tech, privacy, rights, business, computer, computers, discovery, humans, internet, safety, society, NewTechnology, investigation )

JL
- 750 days ago - nytimes.com
Microsoft instituted a policy on Friday that gives the company broad leeway over how it gathers and uses personal information from consumers of its free, Web-based products like e-mail, search and instant messaging.
Facebook Criticised Over Data Download Tool
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, Facebook, privacy, computer, internet, performance )

Dee
- 949 days ago - bbc.com
Facebook has updated a tool that lets users look at some of the data the social network holds on them.
New Smartphone Privacy Alert as Android Handsets Found to Be Prone to Leaking Data
Science & Tech  (tags: smartphones, privacy, security risk, software, Data leak )

Anna
- 1283 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Millions of smartphones which use the Android software promoted by Google are a security risk, it was claimed yesterday.Researchers found that criminals can tap into the transfer of information between the phones and the internet, gaining access to person
Websites Tracking Users Without Permission
Science & Tech  (tags: Websites, Internet, tracking, Users, online tracking, privacy )

Anna
- 1304 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Be aware of new online tracking system! It will allow websites to locate the user within a few hundred metres without permission. However, a new technique will reduce its radius.The Internet sites can get data about the user's internet connection and.....
Online, Your Private Life Is Searchable
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, internet, technology, information, photos, profiles, campaign, contributions, society, culture, humans )

Tom
- 1923 days ago - latimes.com
Photos, addresses, family ties, court documents, details from MySpace profiles -- the moment information is published online, it can be copied and re-posted, and often is. "Snooper" sites make it easy to assemble the information into a digital portrait.
Israel's Megaphone Internet/Computer Spying Desktop Tool - Wikipedia,
Science & Tech  (tags: israel internet computer spying, israeli state terrorism, occupied palestine, palestine bloggers, palestine supporters, computer syping, israel internet spamming, privacy, israel megaphone, propogandaNewTechnology )

Cheryl
- 2092 days ago - en.wikipedia.org
The Megaphone desktop tool is a Windows "action alert" tool developed by Give Israel Your United Support (GIYUS) and distributed by World Union of Jewish Students, World Jewish Congress, The Jewish Agency for Israel, World Zionist Organization, StandWithU
Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish
Science & Tech  (tags: cookies, internet spying, internet activity, privacy, Adzilla )

RC
- 2231 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
Score a victory for North American computer potatoes. Adzilla provides internet snoop services to businesses & has folded its American operations. Adzilla will now pitch their services in Asia, "where there is a different view of privacy."
US Internet Seen as Untrustworthy
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, client information, data, data storage, data transmission, Patriot Act, US government, spying, surveillance, privacy )

RC
- 2274 days ago - nytimes.com
Since passage of the Patriot Act, many companies based outside of the United States have been reluctant to store client information in the U.S
 

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