Google Faces Antitrust Probes By 50 States And DOJ — Use Presearch

Google Faces Antitrust Probes By 50 States And DOJ — Use Presearch By Aaron Kesel Google is facing an antitrust violation investigation into its practices of its search and Android software in all 48 states, Puerto Rico and Washington DC by their respective attorneys general, CNBC reported. The states investigating Google are preparing to expand their antitrust probe beyond the company’s advertising business to its search and Android businesses. The attorneys general will write up subpoenas known as civil investigative demands, or CIDs, to support the ongoing investigation into Google’s…

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Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users’ Camera

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users’ Camera By Mac Slavo While unsuspecting iPhone users read their daily dose of mainstream media news, the Facebook app is secretly accessing the camera on their smartphones. But Facebook says not to worry: it’s only a bug… Users, however, are rightly concerned that Facebook is recording them as they use the app. Unlike on Apple’s computers, there is no indicator when an app is accessing the camera, so it is possible for an app to do so in secret, as reported by The…

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Google Has Its Eyes On Our Health and Banking Data — Project Nightingale and Project Cache

Google Has Its Eyes On Our Health and Banking Data — Project Nightingale and Project Cache By Aaron Kesel There has been serious backlash against Google for hoarding health data of 50 million Americans through Project Nightingale. The once social media giant is now shifting focus from just a search engine and video platform with its subsidiary YouTube, to a megalithic corporation seeking to monopolize our daily lives in not only health and technology but banking as well, CNBC reported. Whistleblower: Google Wants To Enter Healthcare Google is partnered with…

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New Home “Amazon Experience Centers” Are Really Amazon Home Surveillance Centers

New Home “Amazon Experience Centers” Are Really Amazon Home Surveillance Centers By MassPrivateI For those of you who miss the good old days when government spies used to bug people’s homes, I give you “Amazon Experience Centers”: new homes pre-equipped with a mind-boggling array of listening devices. Amazon’s ‘Experience Centers’ tagline, “Try smart home devices in person and see how Amazon can simplify your everyday” is less about simplification and more about home surveillance. As NPR notes, builders like Lennar Homes have pre-installed Amazon smart devices in at least 45,000 new…

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Onerous Loan Terms Are Crippling Already Broke Subprime Auto Buyers

Onerous Loan Terms Are Crippling Already Broke Subprime Auto Buyers By Tyler Durden As the bubble in subprime auto continues to grow bigger – even at the same time the auto industry is mired in recession – terms on new loans for new buyers continue to get more burdensome for already broke consumers.  In fact, many people are piling on debt to their auto loans that far exceeds the car’s value, according to the Wall Street Journal. Like homeowners during the financial crisis, this leaves many people with negative equity…

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China Working on 6G Despite Opposition and Lawsuits Against 5G Increasing Worldwide

China Working on 6G Despite Opposition and Lawsuits Against 5G Increasing Worldwide By B.N. Frank The lawsuits and opposition regarding the “Race for 5G” and forced widespread small cell installation are not going away (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22). According to many respected sources, 5G is too risky (see 1, 2, 3).  In fact, telecom companies have provided NO scientific evidence that 5G is biologically or environmentally safe.  People and their pets…

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New Kentucky Governor Stopped Utility “Smart” Meter Rollout When He Was Attorney General. Why All Elected Officials Should.

New Kentucky Governor Stopped Utility “Smart” Meter Rollout When He Was Attorney General. Why All Elected Officials Should. By B.N. Frank Tens of millions of utility “Smart” Meters have been installed in the U.S. and worldwide so it’s likely that they have been installed on your home and throughout your community. These meters are so problematic that many elected officials have taken action against them (see 1, 2) including newly elected Kentucky Governor, Andy Beshear.  He put the kibosh on their continued deployment while he was Attorney General. From AARP…

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More Smartphone Lawsuits Expected. RF Radiation Exceeds Outdated Federal Safety Levels Up to 500%

More Smartphone Lawsuits Expected. RF Radiation Exceeds Outdated Federal Safety Levels Up to 500% By B.N. Frank An article published in the Chicago Tribune in August revealed that 11 smartphone models exceed very outdated federal RadioFrequency (RF) exposure safety limits. How outdated?  No “safe” levels of RF radiation have even been scientifically determined for children or pregnant women.  Health experts including the American Academy of Pediatrics have warned that children are more susceptible to harm from all sources of wireless radiation and have encouraged reducing their exposure everywhere including in…

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PBS NOVA’s, “Look Who’s Driving” Reports Why We Should Still Be Terrified of Automated Vehicles

PBS NOVA’s, “Look Who’s Driving” Reports Why We Should Still Be Terrified of Automated Vehicles By B.N. Frank No matter how you feel about Automated Vehicles, this NOVA video is worth watching. Look Who’s Driving Season 46 Episode 19 | 53m 21s After years of anticipation, autonomous vehicles are now being tested on public roads around the world. As ambitious innovators race to develop what they see as the next high-tech pot of gold, some experts warn there are still daunting challenges ahead, including how to train artificial intelligence to…

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Aruba’s Facial Recognition Will Identify 2 Million Tourists At Car Rental Stations, Hotels And The Airport

Aruba’s Facial Recognition Will Identify 2 Million Tourists At Car Rental Stations, Hotels And The Airport By MassPrivateI Think twice before planning your family vacation to Aruba next year. Big Brother has big plans to monitor American tourists. A recent article in Breaking Travel News, revealed that the government of Aruba and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTCC) are bringing facial recognition CCTV cameras to car rental stations and at least 15 hotels on the island by 2020. (To see a list of Aruba’s 274 hotels and villas, click…

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