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Block Facebook's Dangerous "Show Me Your Papers" Rule
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, communications, Internet, world wide web, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 44 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The social network recently rolled out a new "show me your papers" policy that would require users to upload their Social Security number and government ID to launch political ads.
Amazon Built a Dystopian Facial Recognition Tool and Now They're Selling It to Government Agencies
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, civil rights, Big Brother, dystopia, computers, software, spying, petitions )

Freya
- 49 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Amazon has been quietly landing contracts with law enforcement agencies throughout the country for its little-known facial recognition surveillance program - Rekognition - that can identify up to 100 people in a single photo.
Stand With the Google Employees Against Project Maven
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, spying, privacy, human rights, civil rights, military, petitions, Big Brother )

Freya
- 59 days ago - act.winwithoutwar.org
A dozen Google employees are quitting to protest Google's plans to help the Pentagon automate drone targeting. The new Google-Pentagon plan, called Project Maven, would use artificial intelligence to identify human targets.
Jeff Bezos and Amazon: What Are You Doing With Our Kids' Data?
Science & Tech  (tags: kids, children, Internet, on-line shopping, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 65 days ago - action.momsrising.org
While Amazon's marketing touts kid-friendly features, it leaves out some very important details about how the Echo Dot will safeguard children's privacy.
How to Save Your Privacy From the Internet's Clutches
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, information, privacy, civil rights, Personal Freedoms )

Freya
- 89 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
The problem, as ever with the tech industry's teeny-weeny greyscaled legalise, is that the people it refers to as "users" aren't genuinely consenting to having their information sucked into the cloud for goodness knows what.
Tell Facebook: Time for a Civil Rights Audit
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, Internet, privacy, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 92 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
For years, Facebook has prioritized profit over the safety and privacy of millions of Americans, especially Black people, Muslims and other vulnerable groups.
Mark Zuckerberg: Step Down as CEO of Facebook
Science & Tech  (tags: communications, Internet, social media, privacy, civil rights violations, petitions )

Freya
- 99 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
In a few weeks, Zuckerberg will sit before the U.S. Congress and justify how 50 million Facebook users' data got in the hands of a third party app that has helped undermine democratic processes across the world - from the United States to the UK.
Dear Facebook: Stop Cross Site Tracking By Default
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, privacy, social media, petitions )

Freya
- 100 days ago - foundation.mozilla.org
You might have seen a Facebook 'like' button on websites outside of Facebook. What you may not know is that this button allows Facebook to track what sites you're browsing in order to target ads to you.
How Do You Feel About Facebook?
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, privacy, surveys )

Freya
- 101 days ago - surveygizmo.com
Facebook has been in the news a lot lately. We want to know how you feel. We'll use this survey to understand how we can better support and advocate for you and your personal information online.
Sign to Email Your Mayor: Save Net Neutrality in My City!
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, communications, computers, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 110 days ago - actionnetwork.org
The FCC's massively unpopular decision has sparked a national movement to demand the return of Net Neutrality. Millions of people across the political spectrum are taking action in the streets, at their statehouses, outside the FCC and before Congress.
Tell Facebook: We Want Answers, Now
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, social media, communications, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 110 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Bombshell news stories are shedding light on the ways that Facebook's practices have endangered our privacy and undermined our democracy.
Tell Facebook: Notify the 50 Million Users Whose Personal Info Was Secretly Taken By Trump Consultants
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, communications, privacy, civil rights, petitions )

Freya
- 115 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
Not only did Facebook let this happen, they've refused to notify these 50 million Facebook users whose personal information was taken by Trump's consultants. That's right, your personal data could be affected, and we will have no idea unless we can...
Protect Your On-Line Privacy!
Science & Tech  (tags: human rights, civil rights, Internet, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 124 days ago - act.eff.org
A new bill in Congress has dangerous reach - it threatens the data privacy of you and people around the world, letting law enforcement sneak past the rules we have in place that help protect our lives online.
How to Stop People Tracking Whether You'Ve Opened Their Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, communications, security, privacy, computers )

Freya
- 185 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Some trackers can even obtain people's IP addresses and pinpoint locations with accuracy, and this isn't something that most people realize - even people who should take precautions.
Police Use of Drones Is Guaranteed to Have Costly Consequences
Science & Tech  (tags: drones, robotics, artificial intelligence, police, law enforcement, privacy, civil rights, human rights )

Freya
- 221 days ago - alternet.org
Drone technology has gone from a novelty of war overseas to a part of an increasingly militarized domestic police toolbelt, and the fear of mission creep is growing.
 

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