I now have a new image to use in a presentation when talking with students, listeners about -
Big Tech outside of the US / competition, antitrust law / the political economy of tech / imaging the evolution of challenges for net neutrality https://twitter.com/madhavchanchani/status/1283332653085683713
Delete Facebook Account Or Quit Army, Choice Yours: Delhi High Court To Officer
If I'm in control, where's the option to disable data collection about me?
This is the choice you get from services that are not free (as freedom) - choose ads, or ads; data collection, or data collection.
"Ads on #Twitter are what keep our service free." - Mm-hmm, so it's not about collecting users' data and constantly reselling it to advertisers. Got ya.
This is how big companies justify your data collection and then its constant resale to advertisers - to keep their service "free".
Really interesting example of a privacy issue highlighted on r/privacy yesterday:
> visited a roommate's place and was bombarded with ads about engagement rings when I used his wifi. I asked him if he was going to propose to his girlfriend and he was shocked I found out. Helped him install PiHole/network wide ad blocking before she found out.
'Too big to fail': why even a historic ad boycott won’t change Facebook
"Chatterjee also pointed out that even as Facebook endures a “tongue-lashing in the US”, it continues to consolidate and expand its power abroad, such as through its $5.7bn deal with Jio Platforms in India, an investment that he expects will give it “unprecedented access to Indian consumers”."
MY NEXT PREDICTION
India may have more than 15.5 lakh #COVID19 cases by July 31st and will cross 16 lakh cases on August 1st
wait until Ninja finds out what Google and Facebook do https://twitter.com/Ninja/status/1281339740227338240
How is #socialmedia changing administration-student dynamics in private schools in India? Do #schools have a 'right to police' #students' online activities at all?
Sanjana Sundar explores
Revenue model of both apps is #SurveillanceCapitalism
#privacy is in threat with both @zoom_us & @reliancejio meet. https://twitter.com/redditindia/status/1278962199357091840
"Privacy is the cornerstone of freedom and democracy" 🇮🇳
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