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Archive | February, 2019

“Basically, your wireless provider and home internet provider are now free, legally speaking, to mine your online habits for profit.” https://t.co/4nPDFDFZ04 #ISP #broadband #5G #privacy #data #law

TikTok took childrens’ data. As @RedTapeChron reported in 2015, social media has a fundamental legal problem “if your kid uses Snapchat, he or she has almost certainly lied about you to the company, all in the name of forming a contract.” https://t.co/gz1VeigiyS cc @Moonalice

Congrats to TikTok / Musical_ly on the occasion of its FTC privacy settlement bat mitzvah. TikTok celebrates this right of passage with other past settlors like Verizon, Google, Facebook, Snapchat, & AOL. https://t.co/HtdB5BTXN0

Still apt? “If iron ore was the raw material that enriched the steel baron Andrew Carnegie in the Industrial Age, personal data is what fuels the barons of the Internet age.” https://t.co/X2L3ZtAzbU

“California’s consumers should also be able to share in the wealth that is created from their data.” California Governor Gavin Newsome https://t.co/HOzJk5zozw #DataDividend #privacy #stopdatamining

RT @NCLC4consumers: “Nearly 50 years after the Fair Credit Reporting Act #FCRA was adopted, the credit reporting system is still mistreatin…

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