The snitch in your pocket: How Silicon Valley uses advertising tech to spy on your lockdown behavior

By: Russia Today Police can’t catch everyone violating lockdown orders, but your smartphone can. Various apps give information to third parties who share it with other people who you may not want to trace you. The US is split on how and when to lift lockdown measures. Georgia, for instance, has been reopening since last […]

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‘Gigantes de vigilancia’ Facebook y Google ‘amenazan los derechos humanos’ con la captura de datos – Amnistía

Por: RT Los titanes de la tecnología Google y Facebook emplean «modelos comerciales basados ​​en la vigilancia» que amenazan los derechos humanos y erosionan la privacidad en todo el mundo, dijo Amnistía Internacional en un nuevo informe, pidiendo el fin de la captura de datos. Publicado el miércoles, el informe «Surveillance Giants» de Amnistía describe cómo Facebook y Google, […]

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Show me your face: Google Nest Hub surveillance system lets you bring Big Brother home with you

By: Russia Today Google’s Nest Hub surveillance system is constantly looking for its owner’s face and technically can’t be shut off, raising privacy concerns and questions about data misuse by the company that brags it toes the “creepy line.” The latest “smart-home” device from Mountain View comes equipped with a constantly-scanning facial-recognition-enabled camera that can’t […]

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Ecuador cuts off RT Spanish broadcast without explanation following minister’s complaint about protest coverage

South America/Ecuador/17-11-2019/Author and Source: www.rt.com Ecuador’s public television provider, the National Telecommunications Corporation, has cut off its broadcast of RT Spanish. The move comes weeks after Ecuador’s interior minister complained about RT covering local protests. The broadcast was cut off on Thursday without any prior notice or explanation. The NTC’s only comment was to tell […]

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India: Lost Kids

Asia/India/27-10-2019/Author (a) and Source: www.rt.com By: Russia Today   Every eight minutes in India, a child vanishes. The problem of missing children has reached epidemic proportions. For thousands of boys and girls, the routine walk home is interrupted by being kidnapped and sold into slavery or sexual exploitation. Too many children are never seen again. […]

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Mind-reading AI may spell end to humanity as we know it, but not because it will enslave us – Zizek

By: Russia Today Technologies linking human consciousness to any sort of a cloud computing service could not just open the way for totalitarian mind control, but destroy the very essence of human relations, philosopher Slavoj Zizek says. A computer that can read the thoughts of many people at once would make normal human life impossible, […]

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