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How Location Tracking Actually Works on Your Smartphone
Science & Tech  (tags: smart phones, privacy, civil rights, Google )

Freya
- 13 days ago - gizmodo.com
As the recent revelation over Google's background tracking of your location shows, it's not as easy as it should be to work out when apps, giant tech companies and pocket devices are tracking your location and when they're not.
Tell Google to Stop Secretly Tracking User Locations
Science & Tech  (tags: smart phones, communications, Internet, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 25 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
Google is always watching you. But if that makes you uncomfortable, you can always disable the location tracking feature on your device, and they'll stop, right? Wrong! Even after turning off the location data feature, Google continues to secretly track
Exposed: How Google Still Tracks You Even When "Location History" Is Turned Off
Science & Tech  (tags: smart phones, computers, privacy, civil rights )

Freya
- 26 days ago - activistpost.com
Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they've turned off Location History on their devices. Google support says, "With Location History off, the places you go are no longer stored."
How to Fight An Algorithm
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, AI, privacy, hacking, audio )

Freya
- 41 days ago - aclu.org
It seems like artificial intelligence is everywhere these days - in our homes, in our cars, in our offices, and of course online. Government decisions, too, are being outsourced to computer code.
Block Facebook's Dangerous "Show Me Your Papers" Rule
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, communications, Internet, world wide web, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 110 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
- 116 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
- 125 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
- 131 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
- 155 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
- 158 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
- 166 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
- 166 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
- 168 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
- 176 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
- 177 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.
 

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