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Instagram to sell users photos

Imagine seeing the most private moment of your life displayed in an ad campaign without notification or financial compensation. When Instagram’s new Terms of Use policy kicks in on January 16, this could become a new marketing reality. Instagram’s new policy allows the popular photo sharing app to use submitted …

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New Facebook policy raises alarms over sharing of user data

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Facebook’s new privacy policy violates EU law, raising concerns over the sharing of private data with affiliated business without user consent. US privacy experts expressed concern over how Facebook shares this data with advertisers. European Data Protection Commissioner Gary Davis has asked for Facebook to clarify its new changes to …

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Facebook now censoring political posts as ‘hate speech’

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Social networking giant threatens to close Alex Jones account over Bin Laden “Al-CIA-da” image. Facebook is now apparently censoring political posts which violate its “Statement of Rights and Responsibilities” as hate speech, after the social networking giant threatened to close radio host Alex Jones’ account over an image of Osama …

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Man buys 1 million Facebook users’ personal information for $5

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How much is your personal information worth? How about a data set consisting of over 1 million individual’s personal information complete with their full legal name, personal E-mail address, and URL to their Facebook account as confirmation? According to one ‘mystery’ company that recently sold 1 million Facebook users’ personal information to a …

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United Nations looking to control the internet

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United Nations report calls for Internet surveillance, saying lack of “internationally agreed framework for retention of data” is a problem, as are open Wi-Fi networks in airports, cafes, and libraries. The United Nations is calling for more surveillance of Internet users, saying it would help to investigate and prosecute terrorists. …

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Another privacy breach: Facebook messages appearing publicly

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Editor’s note: what do you expect from Facebook, a company that was funded originally by the CIA front company In-Q-Tel. Facebook has been flooded with complaints from users who say some of their old private messages have been re-published publicly on the social network. However, Facebook denied that there had …

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Marine kidnapped over facebook posts speaks out (interview)

In his first public comments since being kidnapped by authorities over political posts on Facebook, former Marine Brandon Raub tells John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute that he is scared for his country. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5dA1N3S9Es[/youtube]   Raub’s case went viral on the Internet earlier this month when on August …

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DHS rounding up veterans, throwing them in mental institutions

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Veterans are being targeted in aftermath of Homeland Security smear campaign. The lawyer who helped secure the release of Brendon Raub, a former Marine forcibly incarcerated in a psychiatric ward by authorities in Virginia for political posts on Facebook, told the Alex Jones Show today that there are currently a …

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