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Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public

Posted by M. C. Fox on October 10, 2018

This is why people use open source operating systems and browsers. There is always someone checking for trouble. As opposed to those whose backers and business model are based on spying and data mining.

It found no evidence of misuse. 

Sure…just like when the FIB investigates itself and finds no wrongdoing.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-exposed-user-data-feared-repercussions-of-disclosing-to-public-1539017194

By

Douglas MacMillan and
Robert McMillan

Google opted not to disclose to users its discovery of a bug that gave outside developers access to private data. It found no evidence of misuse.

Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network and then opted not to disclose the issue this past spring, in part because of fears that doing so would draw regulatory scrutiny and cause reputational damage, according to people briefed on the incident and documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

As part of its response to the incident, the Alphabet Inc. GOOGL -4.63% unit on Monday announced a sweeping set of data privacy measures that include permanently shutting down all consumer functionality of Google+. The move effectively puts the final nail in the coffin of a product that was launched in 2011 to challenge Facebook Inc. FB -4.13% and is widely seen as one of Google’s biggest failures…

Be seeing you

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Google Is Watching Your Every Political Move

Posted by M. C. Fox on September 12, 2017

That foul order emanating from your computer is the smell of Google. Are you one of the sheeple still using it?

https://www.rt.com/op-edge/402588-google-eric-schmidt-republicans/

Google has taken the unprecedented step of burying material, mostly from websites on the political right, that it has deemed to be inappropriate. The problem, however, is that the world’s largest search engine is a left-leaning company with an ax to grind.

The first sign Google would eventually become more of a political liability than a public utility was revealed in 2005 when CEO Eric Schmidt (who is now executive chairman of Alphabet, Inc, Google’s parent company) sat down with interviewer Charlie Rose, who asked Schmidt to explain “where the future of search is going.” Read the rest of this entry »

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YouTube “Economically Censors” Ron Paul, Labels Videos “Not Suitable” For All Advertisers | Zero Hedge

Posted by M. C. Fox on August 31, 2017

In other words the CIA’s tool is saying Ron Paul is not suitable to the neocon/CIA/warparty.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-27/youtube-economically-censors-ron-paul-labels-videos-not-suitable-all-advertisers

Former US Congressman Ron Paul has joined a growing list of independent political journalists and commentators who’re being economically punished by YouTube despite producing videos that routinely receive hundreds of thousands of views. Read the rest of this entry »

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