Erasebook Updates

...
Facebook hurts our kids!
  • by:
  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/10/2020

Facebook’s founding President Sean Parker is no fan of what the company he helped to create, has become. He’s been an outspoken critic since 2017, openly lamenting his role and calling out Mark Zuckerberg and his former colleagues for causing deliberate harm.

Read more
...
Facebook May Be Ordered to Change Data Practices in Europe

Irish regulators have started an inquiry into Facebook’s movement of data on European users to the United States.

Read more
...
Parler Responds to Facebook’s Move to Block Erasebook.info
  • by:
  • Source: Erasebook
  • 09/08/2020

Parler, the People-driven social platform, today issued the following statement on Facebook’s blocking across its platform—within minutes of it going live—the informational website www.Erasebook.info.

Read more
...
Facebook’s Rittenhouse Mistake

The speech blackout for his defense threatens due process.

Read more
...
Parler Launches Erasebook.info

Parler, the People-driven social platform, today announced the launch of a new grassroots campaign aimed at publisher and data leviathan Facebook.

Read more
...
Facebook is blocking searches for the name of Kenosha shooter
  • by:
  • Source: The Verge
  • 09/03/2020

Facebook is blocking searches for “Kyle Rittenhouse,” the gunman allegedly responsible for the killing of two protestors in Kenosha, Wisconsin Tuesday night.

Read more
...
Facebook blocks links to fundraising campaigns for Kyle Rittenhouse legal defense

The campaigns were created after his GoFundMe was shut down, but now Facebook is blocking them and even punishing users for sharing links.

Read more
...
Viral Incentives: Technoauthoritarians Thrive on Your Fear

Last month the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust heard testimony from the CEOs of four companies on whom we’ve all become more dependent lately: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google. The irony of doing this in the midst of ongoing lockdowns was not lost on a friend who wrote, “Statist chutzpah reaches another low when the legislature that wants you to stay home grills Bezos, the man making this possible.”

Read more
...
Inside America's Secretive $2 Billion Research Hub - Collecting Fingerprints From Facebook, Hacking Smartwatches And Fighting Covid-19
  • by:
  • Source: Forbes
  • 09/30/2020

Mitre Corp. runs some of the U.S. government's most hush-hush science and tech labs. The cloak-and-dagger R&D shop might just be the most important organization you've never heard of.

Read more
...
District Judge Kelly “Likes” Facebook’s Infection with the FTC-DOJ Virus

protecting privacy via property and contract

Read more
...
Federal Judge Stunned by Facebook’s ‘Unscrupulous’ Violation of the Law, Warns of Much Deeper Problems

A U.S. district judge in the District of Columbia signed off on a historic settlement Thursday, putting an end to 8-year-old litigation between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Facebook.

Read more
...
Facebook Really Is Spying on You, Just Not Through Your Phone’s Mic

“Can I try the Cole Haans in a size 8?” Later that night on Facebook: An advertisement for Cole Haan pumps. OK, maybe a coincidence.

Read more
...
Facebook spies on us but not by recording our calls. Here's how the social network knows everything
  • by:
  • Source: USA Today
  • 09/03/2020

It's a given that Facebook is listening in on our conversations, right? That's how the social network can follow up on our real-world conversations about products with ads that show up in our News Feed.

Read more
...
Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them

Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook  has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user’s phone and web activity, similar to Facebook’s Onavo Protect app that Apple banned in June and that was removed in August.

Read more
...
The Evil List
  • by:
  • Source: Slate
  • 09/03/2020

Which tech companies are really doing the most harm? Here are the 30 most dangerous, ranked by the people who know.

Read more