Smart TVs Caught Sending Sensitive User Data To Facebook And Netflix – Prepare For Change – September 28, 2019

(Prepare For Change)  September 28, 2019 

By Tyler Durden,

A study by researchers from Northeastern University and Imperial College London found that many popular smart TV models, including models by Samsung and LG, as well as streaming dongles Roku and Amazon FireTV, are leaking sensitive user data to advertisers.

The models listed above would share data like location and IP address with Netflix, Facebook and third-party advertisers, according to the FT. →

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How To Protect Yourself From Microphone And Camera Hacking — September 17, 2019

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.

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FACEBOOK HAS BEEN SECRETLY TRANSCRIBING YOUR CONVERSATIONS — Prepare For Change – August 27, 2019

By Dan Robitzski,

(Prepare For Change) Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.

The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained — only to transcribe it, said the people, who requested anonymity for fear of losing their jobs. They’re hearing Facebook users’ conversations, sometimes with vulgar content, but do not know why Facebook needs them transcribed, the people said. →

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Google Admits “Home” Smart Device Is Listening To Your Recorded Audio — Waking Times – July 16, 2019

Google Admits “Home” Smart Device Is Listening To Your Recorded Audio

John Vibes, Truth Theory
Waking Times

As smart devices have become ubiquitous in our lives, people are becoming increasingly concerned about the privacy implications of the technology.

In the past, tech companies like Google have insisted that their smart devices are not a threat to your privacy, but as it becomes more obvious how intrusive this technology can be, they have started to play damage control and are now revealing limited details about the scope of their surveillance.

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5G Danger: 13 Reasons New Millimeter Wave Tech Will Be a Catastrophe for Humanity — Wake Up World – June 25th, 2019

By Makia Freeman

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

Originally published at The Freedom Articles and reproduced here with permission.

5G (5th Generation) is now being actively rolled out in many cities around the world. Simultaneously, as awareness over its horrific health and privacy impacts is rising, many places are issuing moratoriums on it or banning it, such as the entire nation of Belgium, the city of Vaud (Switzerland) and San Francisco (USA). Radiofrequency radiation (RF or RFR) and electromagnetic fields (EMF) are being increasingly recognized as new types of pollution – environmental pollution. Here are 13 reasons exposing the 5G danger, which could turn into an unmitigated health and privacy catastrophe if enough people don’t rise up to stop it.

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Samsung Warning: Do Not Discuss Personal Information In Front Of Smart TVs – June 8, 2019

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(Awareness Act) In the past, people didn’t worry much regarding their private information, other than making sure they shredded important financial documents, or documents with their social security number. Fast forward to modern times, where each of us have households full of smart electronics, equipped with cameras, microphones, and endless possibilities of privacy invasion.

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Police Raid Home of Prominent Journalist Who Reported on Secret Spying Program — The Anti-Media – June 4, 2019

(CD— Australian police raided the home of one of the country’s prominent journalists Tuesday, raising questions about press freedom in that country and across the western world.

Journalist Annika Smethurst, the national politics editor at Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph, was the target of the early morning raid. Police served a warrant at her home related to materials she obtained and used in a story on April 29, 2018, about an Australian government plan to expand surveillance capabilities for the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

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