(GreatGameIndia) In December 2017, GreatGameIndia revealed how a secret unit of Facebook helped create troll armies for governments around the world including India for digital propaganda to influence elections. We are republishing the report owing to repeated requests from our readers.
Almost three quarters of Americans say they will not submit their privacy to contact tracing apps, with Europeans also rejecting the notion outright because they do not trust government to keep their information safe and refrain from misusing it.
by Steve Watson
A study from Avira reveals that the vast majority of Americans are against contact tracing apps, with 71 percent saying they will not download them, and 75% believing their digital privacy is at risk from the technology.
The poll found that only 14 percent believe the government would protect their data effectively. →
By Sia Mohajer
Many academics, business leaders, and governments are claiming that technology is a critical part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. By utilizing the surveillance capabilities of modern data acquisition systems, it is believed, citizens can be provided with tools that will allow them to see if they have come into contact with someone infected with the virus. →
Image: Spiro Skouras
May 28, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is supposed to protect Americans by regulating the telecom industry. Unfortunately, they have a long history as an embarrassingly corrupt agency.
Activist Post reported yesterday about their June 9 agenda to speed up 5G deployment despite increasing opposition from citizens, doctors, elected officials, environmentalists, as well as highly respected organizations and government agencies. Regardless, one commissioner is dismissing this as conspiracy theory nonsense. →
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By B.N. Frank
Activist Post Many cities and countries have already taken action against 5G deployment. This includes banning it, filing lawsuits, issuing moratoriums, passing ordinances and resolutions (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 7. 8, 9). Exposure to 5G (see 1, 2) and other sources of wireless radiation (see 1, 2) can reduce immunity and cause other health problems including increased cancer risk. Since 2018, there have been reports of people and animals becoming sick after 5G was turned on (see 1. 2, 3, 4).
Cell tower installation near homes also reduces property value. Last week an Atlanta attorney filed a lawsuit against Verizon for planning to install a 5G tower in his yard and additional towers throughout his neighborhood. →
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By B.N. Frank
The first global protest was held in January. Thanks to the folks at Stop 5G International for organizing and promoting this second global protest as well.
From Stop 5G International: →
By B.N. Frank
(Activist Post) Adults and children being spied on, taunted and threatened continue to be reported because of how easy it is to hack wireless “Smart” devices including baby monitors, home assistants, and home security systems (see 1, 2, 3, 4). Because people seem to still be interested in buying these hackable products anyway, companies have no plans to stop making them.
If you’re thinking about investing in “Smart” home devices, here’s a new video you may want to watch first: →
Snowden said this:
“I wouldn’t use WiFi at home, because global maps of every wireless access point’s unique ID—including yours—are free and constantly updated. I would use ethernet; yes, ethernet on a phone.”
(Activist Post) Using ethernet on your phone? I explain why you shouldn’t turn your WiFi router on, and why you shouldn’t turn your phone into a hotspot. It’s shocking how unsafe it makes your location. →
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By Sara Tipton
(Activist Post) Regardless of what type of computer or smartphone you use, there are obvious privacy concerns. This day and age, it’s important to be aware of the fact that privacy isn’t what it used to be, but there are a few things we can do about.