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Never mind Facebook, Google is the all-seeing ‘big brother’ you should know about — RT US News

Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 2, 2018

Google doesn’t do this behind your back. On a desktop, Google Chrome allows sites to access your computer’s camera and microphone by default. On a smartphone, agreeing to an app’s terms of service allows the app to do nearly anything, from accessing your phone’s camera and location, to recording your calls and log your messages. The Facebook app, for example, requires 44 such permissions.

Click here to see everything you’ve ever searched on a Google device.

This link is an eye opener.

https://www.rt.com/usa/422753-cambridge-analytica-facebook-scandal/

But amid all the furor, one monolithic entity has continued to harvest data from billions of people worldwide. The data gathered includes a precise log of your every move and every internet search you’ve ever made, every email you’ve ever sent, your workout routine, your favourite food, and every photo you’ve ever taken. And you have allowed it to happen to yourself, for the sake of better service and more relevant advertising.

Google is a ‘Big Brother’ with capabilities beyond George Orwell’s wildest nightmares. These capabilities are all the more chilling after Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., cut its famous “don’t be evil” line from its code of conduct in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Slavery is Freedom: Submit to the State and be Free from Terrorism | The Daily Bell

Posted by Martin C. Fox on June 18, 2017

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/slavery-is-freedom-submit-to-the-state-and-be-free-from-terrorism/

The UK, the previous empire builder, never recovered from the world wars and keeps getting worse. It is old, worn out and should just start over.  Problem is the material they have to work with is mostly Middle Eastern.

Clearly, the only sane thing to do after a terrorist attack is to take rights away. Maybe if we build a prison around society, we will all be safe. Maybe it is just a matter of the government having more power over the citizens, and they will finally rid the world of terrorism. Read the rest of this entry »

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