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‘Hate speech at its worst’: Paramount Fine Foods owner awarded record damages in anti-Muslim cyber libel case – The Globe and Mail

Mohamad Fakih, the owner of Paramount Fine Foods, was targeted by two anti-Muslim activists, defendant Kevin J. Johnston and Ranendra (Ron) Banerjee. TU THANH HA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 Simmary A self-styled anti-Muslim pundit has been … Continue reading

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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What else happens when you click on sponsored links in Facebook or other social media

Dec 23 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Volunteer Public Advocate Even if you have set privacy settings in your account and apps from Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft etc… to disable ad tracking and limit data collection and other tracking you … Continue reading

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Restaurants have strict standards to protect customers. Tech platforms don’t

CBC Radio · Oct 14 2018 · Oct 14 2018 https://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/restaurants-have-strict-standards-to-protect-customers-tech-platforms-don-t-1.4879520

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Can this tech pioneer convince you to delete your social media accounts?

Oct 5 2018 – CBC The Current — Jaron Lanier says evidence shows addictive design was deliberately used for platform — We are lumped into groups of millions of like minded users based on data collected from us from many … Continue reading

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Social Media and Internet Monopolies Manipulating the Masses

Sept 28, 2017, smartphone being operated in front of GAFA logos as background in Hédé-Bazouges, western France. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images) April 25 2018 Powerful message, warnings, impacts and solutions offered. Digital Media and Global Affairs expert Taylor Owen talks about … Continue reading

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Privacy and big data

April 11 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate —– I often use incognito mode when web browsing or disable cookies to limit data collection; price increases when searching for flights or products etc… Even so I just noticed what … Continue reading

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