Top Apps Invade User Privacy By Collecting and Sharing Personal Data, New Report Finds — Activist Post – January 14, 2020

By Christoph Schmon

(Activist Post)  A new year often starts with good resolutions. Some resolve to change a certain habit, others resolve to abandon an undesired trait. Mobile app makers, too, claim to have user behavior and their preferences at their heart. From dating to health to music, their promise is to add convenience to consumers’ lives or to offer support when needed. The bad news is that the ecosystem of the underlying ad tech industry has not changed and still does not respect user privacy. A new report published today by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) looks at the hidden side of the data economy and its findings are alarming. →

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Mixed Alternative News: Vertical Farming; Chemotherapy; WhatsApp – Prepare For Change – December 16, 2019

Next Gen Farming Without Soil and 90% Less Water ( You can grow a Variety of Plants Without ANY Soil and 90% LESS Water

December 15, 2019 by Edward Morgan

By Amy S., Vertical farming with Tower Gardens is on the ‘rise’ and rightfully so. You can grow a variety of plants without ANY soil and 90% LESS water. It also requires 10x less space so you can do a lot more in a smaller area. That means easily growing fresh herbs, fruits, vegetables, and ….Read more & video: “Next Gen Farming Without Soil and 90% Less Water | GRATEFUL” (11:05) via Prepare For Change

Chemotherapy is the Worst Thing You Can Do

December 15, 2019 by Edward Morgan

By Dr. Mark Sircus, Doctors, their medical organizations and the great pharmaceutical companies practice a sinister form of medicine that directly causes suffering in pain in people’s lives. Thus, I am not surprised when James Howard Kunstler writes that modern medicine is a hostage racket: “Medicine is now a catastrophe every bit as pernicious as the illnesses …Read more via Prepare For Change

‘Delete WhatsApp unless you’re OK with surveillance,’ founder of rival Telegram messenger warns

December 15, 2019 by Edward Morgan

WhatsApp is a “Trojan horse” exploited to snoop on millions of users naive enough to believe that the Facebook-owned messenger differs from its parent company, long beset by privacy scandals, Telegram founder Pavel Durov said. In a lengthy post on his Telegram channel on Wednesday, Durov took aim at one of his brainchild’s biggest rivals….Read more via Prepare For Change

iPhone 11 Has A Great Feature You Can’t Opt Out Of — Tracking You Everywhere! — Activist Post – December 8, 2019

By Jason Bermas

Activist Post Editor’s Note: You can supposedly turn off all of the privacy violations embedded in your smart devices. As Jason Bermas breaks down, this is not the case; your geolocation is still being pinged. →

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Bill Gates Wants to Export India’s National ID System Around the Globe — Activist Post – December 6, 2019

By Daniel Taylor

(Activist Post)  It’s not just a social credit score system spreading around the world from China that threatens the free people of the world; India’s Aadhaar National ID program has the full support of Bill Gates and the World Bank as a model for other countries to follow. Gates said in a 2018 CNBC interview that it was “too bad” if someone thought that Aadhaar was a privacy issue: →

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All Eyes Are On You! The Five Eyes Surveillance Network and the #1vs5i Campaign — Activist Post – December 1, 2019

By Jason Bermas

There is a much greater overarching network of surveillance that is tracking, tracing, and databasing nearly everyone on a global scale. Jason Bermas is joined on this episode by Taylor Hudak who covers the plight of New Zealand journalist and activist Suzie Dawson who has been embroiled in exposing the Five Eyes program through her #1vs5i campaign. →

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Amnesty International: Google & Facebook’s “Surveillance-Based” Model Threatens Human Rights — Activist Post – November 27, 2019

By Mac Slavo

(Activist Post)  Amnesty International has said that the “surveillance-based” business models of tech giants like Google and Facebook threaten human rights. Big tech has been known to collect private data, censor speech on behalf of the government, and financially punish dissenters by disallowing advertising. →

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Spain To Track Every Smartphone Across Country In Controversial Study — Activist Post – November 23, 2019

By Tyler Durden

Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE) will begin tracking smartphone locations of millions of people this week in preparation for the 2021 census, raising privacy concerns, reported RT News. INE will track every smartphone in the country over a series of tests that will extend through 2020, and the government has assured Spaniards the project is completely “anonymous.” 

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