May 8, 2018 by C. Mitchell Shaw Even as Facebook is offering new features and making promises about greater privacy for its users in an attempt to wash off the stench of the Cambridge Analytica data-breach scandal, that scandal continues to haunt the company. On Sunday, the British Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) ordered SCL Elections, … More In Facebook Data-breach Scandal, U.K. Privacy Watchdog Demands Data be Released to U.S. Citizen
April 5, 2018 by C. Mitchell Shaw While Facebook has been in the headlines over the past few weeks as a result of its practice of harvesting and misusing users’ data, it is far from the only tech company guilty of “surveillance as a feature.” Google, Microsoft, and others routinely vacuum up large amounts of personal … More Internet Interlopers: It Isn’t Just Facebook
April 2, 2018 by C. Mitchell Shaw Facebook can’t seem to shake off one major blow before another comes along. The past few weeks have seen the social media giant shaken, rattled, and exposed for the way the company handles users’ data and conducts business. Now, with the market responding to that news with investors … More Is This the Beginning of the End of Facebook?
Find out what people are saying … As told to Elise T. You’ve taken the steps to protect your privacy, but do you really know what information is available about you online? No matter how careful you are, there’s bound to be something about you available online. If you have a driver’s license, a Social Security … More Is Your Privacy Being Breached Online?
ANN ARBOR, MI – In startling courtroom admissions during cross examination by Thomas More Law Center (“TMLC”) attorney, Tyler Brooks, the New York Attorney General’s star witness admitted she created a fake Facebook page pretending she was a pro-life Christian to develop dossiers and entrap pro-life sidewalk counselors who appeared in front of the Choices … More NY Attorney General’s Office Complicit in Fake Facebook Profile to Persecute Pro-Life Sidewalk Counselors
Nov 23, 2016 by C. Mitchell Shaw To say that Facebook has a spotty record where privacy and censorship are concerned would be an understatement. While the social media giant has — at times — resisted the surveillance apparatus of the NSA and other U.S. government agencies, it has — on other occasions … More Facebook Develops Censorship Tools to Gain Access to Chinese Market
Nov 18, 2016 by C. Mitchell Shaw The freedom to visit websites, communicate, and post to the Internet without the interference of government is a right people around the world should be able to take for granted. Unfortunately, for growing portion of the world’s population, that is not the case. In fact, the … More Is Online Freedom in Danger?
July 7, 2016 by Robin Kinderman Wake up Generation Y! We CAN make a difference! (We’re the same age as many who signed the Declaration on Independence.) Generation Y — those of us born between 1980 and 1994, myself included, are a unique bunch. The older half of us were the last generation to … More VIDEO Wake Up Generation Y! We CAN Make a Difference!
May 11, 2016 by Selwyn Duke A number of former Facebook employees have admitted they regularly censored conservative news, denying it placement in the site’s “Trending Topics” section regardless of its popularity. Moreover, company management actually ordered that relatively unpopular stories be listed as trending if it deemed them “important.” One of social media’s selling … More Facebook Fraud: Ex-workers Admit They Censored Free Speech