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The Psychology Behind Unwavering Supporters of Donald Trump and other recent Populists

Psychologists have researced how Donald Trump and other recent populists have gained and maintained support despite shocking behavior. The following is a copy of this Psycology Today article by Bobby Azarian Ph.D. – (Mind In The Machine) from 2016 with … Continue reading

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Facebook Services and other Apps preinstalled on many devices with option to uninstall removed

Oct 27 2020 Apple, Google, Samsung, LG and many other device makers or mobile wireless providers pre-install their own and or third party apps on devices that some users do not want and disable the option to uninstall them. Here … Continue reading

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Facebook: Apple’s iOS 14 will damage Audience Network ad business – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-apple-ios-14-damage-audience-network-ad-business-2020-8

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Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

Free extensions siphoned off browsing history when they should have been enhancing security Reuters Posted: June 18, 2020 Last Updated: June 19, 2020 https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5617597

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Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says

July 9 2020 Clearview AI to end facial-recognition services in Canada, privacy commissioner says https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-clearview-ai-to-end-facial-recognition-services-in-canada-privacy/ Related Facial recognition firm Clearview AI probed by U.K., Australia for privacy issues https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/european-business/article-facial-recognition-firm-clearview-ai-probed-by-uk-australia-for/

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Google Sued for $5 Billion for Tracking Users, Even Those Using Incognito Mode – VICE

Image from Vice … Google has faced several other lawsuits over its data collection, this one tries to use the Federal Wiretap Act. The Act states that users have the right to sue if their private conversations are intercepted. The … Continue reading

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Online privacy tips for YouTube and in general plus some of their limitations

A tip for those that use the YouTube mobile app and care about limiting online data collection of personal information (aka digital fingerprint). If you have signed in to the app to interact, upload or other feature but want to … Continue reading

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Exclusive: For $3, a ‘robot lawyer’ will sue data brokers that don’t delete your personal and location info – Fortune

Digital Health, a new service from DoNotPay, maker of the Robo Revenge’ app, can demand that more than 100 data brokers stop selling your location data, phone number, and even facial recognition information, for just $3. https://fortune.com/2020/03/05/delete-location-data-privacy-personal-information-donotpay/

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Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Zachary McCoy used an exercise-tracking app, RunKeeper, to record his rides.. image: Agnes Lopez / for NBC News Big data when used without limits or oversight often results in privacy breaches and wrongful assumptions. Police can now get personal details … Continue reading

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Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 13.3.1 With Toggle for Turning Off U1 Chip in Latest iPhones – MacRumors

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/01/28/apple-releases-ios-13-3-1/

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