Tag Archives: security

Papua New Guinea leading the ‘resistance’ against Facebook abuse

“The time will allow information to be collected to identify users that hide behind fake accounts, users that upload pornographic images, users that post false and misleading information on Facebook to be filtered and removed,” claimed Papua New Guinea Communication Minister Sam Basil. “This will allow genuine people with real identities to use the social network responsibly.” click here

 

California crowd leads the ‘resistance’ by singing National Anthem

“A crowd attending the Central Section Division I softball championship in Fresno on Friday evening burst into The Star-Spangled Banner after being told by the announcer that there would be no national anthem before the game.” click here

Facebook and Google coercion lawsuits

“Both Google and Facebook have rolled out new policies and products to comply with GDPR, but Schrems’ complaints argue those policies don’t go far enough,” the Verge explained. “In particular, the complaint singles out the way companies obtain consent for the privacy policies, asking users to check a box in order to access services. It’s a widespread practice for online services, but the complaints argue that it forces users into an all-or-nothing choice, a violation of the GDPR’s provisions around particularized consent.” click here

Climate changes did not significantly impact third world conflict nor people displacement

“We found that climate variations such as regional drought and global temperature did not significantly impact the level of regional conflict or the number of total displaced people. The major driving forces on conflict were rapid population growth, reduced or negative economic growth and instability of political regimes. Numbers of total displaced people were linked to rapid population growth and low or stagnating economic growth.” click here

Support Prager University against go(ogle)liath

“On Monday, the law firm of Browne George Ross LLP, attorneys for PragerU, officially filed an appeal of its lawsuit against Google Inc. and its subsidiary YouTube, LLC. with the Ninth Circuit Court. With the filing, PragerU appeals a March 28, 2018 Federal Court ruling by Judge Lucy H. Koh and is instead taking its case directly to the Ninth Circuit Court.” click here and here

Security Matters: Increased deportations of illegal immigrants supported by Californians

“A poll released by UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, a left-wing organization, found some shocking results in the far-left state of California, including a desire from a clear majority of 59 percent to “increase deportations” of illegal immigrants.” click here

Facebook is a publisher and should be held accountable as such

“Appearing before the Senate, Mark Zuckerberg admitted that Facebook is responsible for content posted on their platform.” click here