NewsGuard and Microsoft Team Up To Destroy Independent Media Ahead Of 2020 Elections; Linked To Several Think Tanks, Government Officials

NewsGuard and Microsoft Team Up To Destroy Independent Media Ahead Of 2020 Elections; Linked To Several Think Tanks, Government Officials By Aaron Kesel The service NewsGuard, an establishment attempt to silence alternative media and independent media sites, has teamed up with Microsoft to help its effort to destroy free press. Meanwhile, the mysterious firm connected to intelligence agencies and former government officials on their advisory board has also just been linked to Saudi Arabia through Publicis Groupe, an investor in NewsGuard. NewsGuard is now automatically included in Microsoft’s Edge browser…

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Walgreens, Nestlé, Coors And More Use Iris-Tracking Cameras To Spy On Shoppers

Walgreens, Nestlé, Coors And More Use Iris-Tracking Cameras To Spy On Shoppers By MassPrivateI I hope you had a happy new year, “because I’m about to ruin the image and the style that you’re used to.” Gone are the days when you sent your daughter to the store and worried that some creepy old man might upskirt her, because now retailers will do what no stalker could ever do — take iris and facial images of your kids while they buy ice cream or soda. According to a recent article in…

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Coalition Demands Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Stop Giving Facial Recognition Tech to Government Agencies

Coalition Demands Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Stop Giving Facial Recognition Tech to Government Agencies By Michael Maharrey The Tenth Amendment Center has joined more than 85 other organizations demanding Microsoft, Google and Amazon stop providing facial recognition surveillance technology to government agencies. The TAC signed on to separate letters to all three companies. MicrosoftAmazonGoogle The coalition makes it clear to each company a decision to provide face surveillance technology to the government threatens basic liberties and will also undermine public trust in its business. “We are at a crossroads with face…

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