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ICE Exploiting Private Facebook Data To Track Criminal Suspects

The dust hasn't even settled from the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Facebook is already in hot water again over its use of private data, this time concerning immigration. 

Zuckerberg Floats Idea For 'Facebook Supreme Court' For Content

Facebook wants to move back to a system where the biggest enterprises continue to control content. Of course, the mainstream media is on board. 

The Case For An Internet Bill Of Rights

An internet bill of rights is being suggested by Justice Democrats candidate Ro Khanna and we should listen. 

U.S. Military To Invest In 'Directed Energy' Weapons

At the 2018 Directed Energy Summit, Michael D. Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, laid out his plans for integrating directed energy capabilities into the national security enterprise.

Zuckerberg Plans To Testify Before Congress Over Data Privacy

The CEO will testify before the US Senate’s Judiciary Committee regarding Cambridge Analytica’s usage of Facebook's collected data in its effort to allegedly manipulate the 2016 US presidential elections.

Google News Initiative: Establishment Media’s $300M Welfare Cheque

Google has decided to make amends with media establishment, announcing their $300 million investment in what they claim will support “high-quality journalism and work to discredit “fake news."

New Snowden Documents Reveal NSA Track Down Bitcoin Users

According to Sam Biddle of The Intercept, newly released documents from Edward Snowden show that the NSA has been spying Bitcoin users for years. 

Uber Self-Driving Car Death: Don't Be So Quick To Judge

The incident which caused the death of an Arizona woman is surely a tragedy, but we accept far too many vehicle fatalities currently because of human error.  

Cambridge Analytica Itself Is Not Unique, But Shady Tactics Could Be

Data mining for political purposes or otherwise is certainly nothing new, but the question of to what lengths Cambridge Analytica went to ensure client satisfaction is a fair one. 

Facebook’s 'Fact-Check' Vendetta Against News And Satire

Much like YouTube, Facebook has turned to trusted fact-checkers in their campaign against fake news. Much like YouTube, their hyper-partisan choices in trusted partners is telling.  

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