It's "funny" how the accomplices of the megacorps are completly disconnected from reality (and really not aware of their role in ...)

Early afternoon I went on GQ's website (I was looking for the sources of a picture, don't judge me ;).

I used my Mac's browser, with native tracking-blocking system and 2 more tracker-blockers added.

Just now, I have this ad in my Instagram feed...


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Encore une application (française) de merde qui exploite toutes vos données et habitudes d'achats sous couvert de vous filer quelques miettes sous forme de points fidélités et cartes cadeaux...

hellojoko.com

Someone working at Facebook thinks it's "uncool" that I criticize someone working at Google when they try to lecture about privacy...

Firefox has now and “Enhanced Tracking Protection”.
Great!

But…

It whitelists Google, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Yahoo, Amazon, Adobe and many more.

invidio.us/watch?v=UqkeZIPLY5M

/via @aral

Treat Facebook like Big Tobacco

“Government should scrutinize and publicize the harms of social media – not use antitrust regulation to encourage even more platforms.”

bloomberg.com/opinion/articles


/cc @aral

Facebook’s new chief lawyer is Jennifer Newstead, a Trump appointee who also served in the Justice Department under President Bush and helped write the Patriot Act...

theverge.com/2019/4/22/1851163

Under new Senate bill, Big Tech (Facebook, Twitter, Google...) could be prohibited from using deceptive design tricks to force people into handing their personal data...

theverge.com/2019/4/9/18302199

“RightsCon is the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, brought to you by Access Now”… And sponsored by leaders like Google, Facebook, Microsoft.

rightscon.org/sponsors/

Fucking bullshit!
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The French DPA @CNIL imposes a financial penalty of €50M against Google for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalization based on a complaint by @noybeu@mastodon.at and @LaQuadrature

cnil.fr/en/cnils-restricted-co

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