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Tell Google: Block Facebook's Child Surveillance App on Android
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, social media, communications, computers, smart phones, apps, spying, cybersecurity, petitions )

Freya
- 74 days ago - actionnetwork.org
A bombshell new report shows that Facebook has been paying people as young as 13 years old $20 gift cards to run an app that spies on their phones.
Google Trading Internet Freedoms for Profit
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, communications, search engines, social media, censorship, spying, petitions, privacy )

Freya
- 134 days ago - action.amnesty.org.au
In 2010, the largest search engine in the world made a promise not to support China's censorship of the internet. But in August 2018 it was revealed that Google was preparing to break their promise.
Tell Amazon: Stop Pitching Face Recognition to ICE
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, spying, racism, oppression, petitions )

Freya
- 176 days ago - act.demandprogress.org
New reports reveal that, while the nation was outraged over ICE's family separation policy at the border, Amazon executives were meeting with ICE to sell them facial recognition software that, get this, can't tell people of color apart.
Tell Facebook This Crosses a Line
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, social media, spying, privacy, petitions )

Freya
- 193 days ago - foundation.mozilla.org
Facebook just confirmed that they have been using phone numbers given to them for security purposes - to target users with ads. This is not okay.
Google Removes "DonâEUR(TM)t Be Evil" From Its Conduct As Employees Quit In Droves Over Project Maven
Science & Tech  (tags: social media, spying, Internet, protests, civil rights )

Freya
- 327 days ago - activistpost.com
At least 4,000 employees have expressed outrage over the company's decision to work with the Pentagon's Project Maven and amid a leaked video exposing internal Google dialogue to create a dystopia run by the big social giant.
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
- 330 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
- 340 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.
Congress Wants to Rush a New Bill That Undermines Our Privacy
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, communication, civil rights, human rights, spying, petitions )

Freya
- 396 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Member of Congress from both parties are pushing for a new bill that endangers civil liberties and human rights by making it easier for police departments to obtain and monitor our data.
Protect Your Online Privacy From the Trump Administration
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, civil rights, Internet, computers, spying, petitions )

Freya
- 635 days ago - act.freepress.net
Sen. Tom Cotton is trying to help the Trump administration spy on our online lives via a bill that would permanently reauthorize an invasive mass surveillance program.
Protect Yourself in These Orwellian Times: A Hacker's Guide to Being Cyber-Safe
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, Internet, communication, spying, security, privacy )

Freya
- 860 days ago - alternet.org
President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of encryption technology and interest in expanding government surveillance have technologists and civil libertarians deeply concerned.
Recently Bought a Windows Computer? Microsoft Probably Has Your Encryption Key
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, internet, investigation, safety, technology, Microsoft, backdoors, spying, surveillance, privacy violation, Orwellian Agenda )

Ricardo
- 1209 days ago - theintercept.com
One of the excellent features of new Windows devices is that disk encryption is built-in and turned on by default, protecting your data in case your device is lost or stolen. But what is less well-known is that, if you are like most users and login to..
1984 Is Here: Samsung Admits Its TVs Might Spy on You, Warns Against Carrying Out Sensitive Conversations
Science & Tech  (tags: TV, Samsung, spying, Surveillance cameras, surveillance technology, humans, NewTechnology, society, technology, world )

Lone
- 1515 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Surveillance cameras are everywhere, at least in the modern world. Police have a range of listening devices and surveillance technology, some of which can see through your walls and into your home.
Sim Card Database Hack Gave US and UK Spies Access to Billions of Cellphones
Science & Tech  (tags: NSA, GCHQ, Intercept, SIM cards, spying, oversight, Snowden )

Evelyn
- 1521 days ago - theguardian.com
NSA and GCHQ hacked into the world's largest sim card manufacturer in a move that gave them unfettered access to billions of cellphones around the globe and looks set to spark another international row into overreach by espionage agencies.
The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
Science & Tech  (tags: Edward Snowdon, NSA, The Intercept, privacy, spying, surveillance, US, Britain, SIM cards, worldwide cell phones, Gemalto )

Judy
- 1522 days ago - firstlook.org
Snowden documents: American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe...
 

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