Being too maximalist with my #Privacy costed me many of my relationships and my sanity.

Being too maximalist with my privacy costed me many of my relationships and my sanity. Been away from this sub for several months. I first became very concerned about my online privacy many years ago, when Snowden’s revelations about the true nefarious nature of government surveillance came to light. I deleted my social media accounts, etc. As the years dragged on, I became even more paranoid and scared. I told friends I didn’t want to use messaging apps that I didn’t trust or SMS because it was unencrypted and leaves…

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Smart City Planners Confirm Bluetooth and WiFi Devices Transmit Data Even When Disconnected

Smart City Planners Confirm Bluetooth and WiFi Devices Transmit Data Even When Disconnected By B.N. Frank According to a 2018 survey, 66% of Americans don’t want to live in “Smart Cities” because of privacy and cybersecurity concerns.  Another downside – “Smart Cities” require countless wireless radiation transmitting devices operating 24/7.  Many Americans object to being involuntarily exposed to harmful radiation.  No safe level of wireless radiation has been determined for children or pregnant women.  American Academy of Pediatrics and other health experts also warn that children are more vulnerable…

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Google #Data Collection: This is just crazy

Google Data Collection: This is just crazy A few months ago I found this study called Google Data Collection by Professor Douglas C. Schmidt, Professor of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University and its shows the how much and what type of data android phones collect about you and its fucking ridiculous. ​ If you are still on the fence about Google or if you are the type to think we are “tin foil” hat wearers then please read this study submitted by /u/BornOfOsirus to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links…

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Ghostpeek, the supposedly “#Private” search engine, is run by a sketchy shell corporation, which in turn is owned by a personal and mobile #Data aggregator based in China

Ghostpeek, the supposedly “private” search engine, is run by a sketchy shell corporation, which in turn is owned by a personal and mobile data aggregator based in China It should always raise eyebrows when a website wants you to install a browser add-on. Such add-ons can spy extensively on your internet activity, and even be a source of systemwide malware. In their privacy policy, Ghostpeek lists the contact address for California residents under the company name Eightpoint Technologies Ltd. SEZC, with an address in the Cayman Islands – a favored…

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