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China launches ID authentification chip to rein personal data leak

China’s Ministry of Public Security issued the first batch of 50,000 smart chip cards in Gongqing City of Jiangxi Province in an attempt to promote safer and easier identity authentication for smartphone users. 58 more words


Not the best and brightest.

It seems that the foreigners who are brought to the U.S. via the H1-B visa program aren’t the best and brightest as Big Tech and the federal government like to claim. 1,405 more words

Stupid People

Zuckerberg's Congress testimony is over, but scrutiny is just ramping up

For 14 years, Mark Zuckerberg was free to use any means he could imagine to build his social network into an internet and advertising colossus with tens of billions of dollars in revenue. 183 more words

Facebook Spies on You - Why Are People Shocked?

In case you somehow missed it, everyone is shocked – shocked! to learn that Facebook has been spying on its users. PJMedia’s headline today is that Facebook tracks people who do not even use Facebook, via data scrapes from users’ smartphones and from online trackers. 406 more words

Saving Face(book): three lessons from the Cambridge Analytica scandal

The recent news that’s still in the news about the Cambridge Analytica scandal on the Facebook platform is making the rounds in marketing circles, and for very good reason. 884 more words

General Marketing Thingys

General Data Protection Regulation – is your protection in place?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018, and hardly a day goes by without some news about it – and that’s the way it should be! 1,660 more words


Facebook exec: If you want privacy, pay for the privilege -- Lack of oversight of outside apps was cause by “greed” or “incompetence.”

By Nicolas Vega and Ruth Brown

April 6, 2018 | 10:19pm

 New York Post

Want privacy on Facebook? Cough up some cash.

The social-media site plans to extort users who want to keep their personal data away from advertisers — by demanding they pay for the privilege, the company’s second in command,  584 more words