Zuckerberg is Finally Discovering Privacy But Advertisers Are Quitting Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is boasting that the social media platform is going to shift its focus to users’ privacy by encrypting messages. He says that the company won’t even be able to access these messages. If you believe that the days of Facebook privacy scandals are over, however, I’ve got a bridge to sell you. This company has become known for privacy breaches and lackadaisical responses when users’ info ends up being used in unintended ways – again and again and again. To trust that this ‘shift’ doesn’t come with all kinds of catches buried in the fine print

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Google’s ‘Surprise’ Nest Microphone Was a Flub – Not a Privacy Scandal

Google copped to making a mistake Thursday by not disclosing a microphone component  present in its Nest Guard devices, an enhancement to the Nest Secure suite. No Reports of Actual Consumers Bothered By Google’s Secret Nest Microphone Google’s surprise microphone alarmed consumer privacy advocates, but no word yet from any major news sources reporting that actual Nest Guard users were unhappy about Google waiting to disclose the microphone until it had developed the software applications for it. Instead, the media row over Google’s surprise microphone centers on the complaints of Washington-based political activists who say they speak for the consumer,

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Why This Privacy Watchdog Says the SEC’s Crypto Exchange Crackdown Threatens to Stifle Free Speech

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is taking the SEC to task for potentially repressive policies related to enforcement actions levied against crypto industry firms. Free speech online is the EFF’s wheelhouse, but in a recent blog post, they’ve also addressed other matters in the cryptosphere. The criminalization of “providing an algorithm” is too broad a language for the constitutional watchdogs. EFF: Crypto Exchange Code is Free Speech Taking issue with a specific aspect of the case against EtherDelta co-founder Zachary Coburn, the digital rights organization reminds the SEC that Coburn was within his rights to write and publish an algorithm for

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Seriously all crypto exchanges: You all goddamn live and breathe on the back of blockchain technology, so why the ever living jesus fuck do I have to send a complete stranger on your support chats, all my ID details. Why can’t you use some other blockchain-based privacy method that’s less shit

Seriously all crypto exchanges: You all goddamn live and breathe on the back of blockchain technology, so why the ever living jesus fuck do I have to send a complete stranger on your support chats, all my ID details. Why can't you use some other blockchain-based privacy method that's less shit submitted by /u/funkidredd
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