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Google Employees Uncover Ongoing Work on Censored China Search

Google Employees Uncover Ongoing Work on Censored China Search

The Intercept Futurism Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL Google employees have carried out their own investigation into the company’s plan to launch a censored search engine for China and say they are concerned that development of the project remains ongoing, The Intercept can reveal. Late last year, […]

Apple’s Homepod 2 and Google’s Nest Guard take spying on your family to the next level

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Mass Private I | Source URL Who needs Big Brother to spy on you in your home when Siri and Google will do it for them? Two recent stories prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that smart device surveillance is real. According to Mac Rumors, Apple recently applied for […]

Researchers develop artificial fingerprints, claiming they could hack into a third of smartphones

TTS CNBC | Source URL Artificial fingerprints have been developed by researchers who say they could one day be used to hack into everyday devices. Researchers from New York University and Michigan State University successfully generated what they call “DeepMasterPrints” earlier this year. These are machine-learning methods that act as […]

DRAGONFLY: Google Employees Publicly Rebel Against Building a Dystopian New Search Engine

DRAGONFLY: Google Employees Publicly Rebel Against Building a Dystopian New Search Engine

iSpeech Meadow Clark | The Organic Prepper | Source URL More than 1,400 Google staff, many journalists, and human rights organizations are calling on Google to halt its controversial project called Dragonfly. What is Project Dragonfly? Dragonfly is a search engine specially built for China. It would unleash more censorship […]

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project

Google Shut Out Privacy and Security Teams From Secret China Project

iSpeech.org Ryan Gallagher | The Intercept | Source URL The secrecy surrounding the work was unheard of at Google. It was not unusual for planned new products to be closely guarded ahead of launch. But this time was different. The objective, code-named Dragonfly, was to build a search engine for […]

Google accused of manipulation to track users

Google accused of manipulation to track users

iSpeech Phys.org | Source URL Seven European consumer groups filed complaints against Google with national regulators Tuesday, accusing the internet giant of covertly tracking users’ movements in violation of an EU regulation on data protection. The complaints cited a study by the Norwegian Consumer Council that concluded the Internet giant […]

Supreme Court agrees to hear a case that could determine whether Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies can censor their users

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Tucker Higgins | CNBC | Source URL The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine whether users can challenge social media companies on free speech grounds. The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, centers on whether a private operator of a public access television […]

THE GOOD CENSOR: Tech Companies Should ‘Police Tone’, Give Users ‘Positive Guidelines’

iSpeech.org Breitbart | Source URL  The Good Censor – GOOGLE LEAK by on Scribd A 85-page briefing entitled “The Good Censor,” exclusively leaked to Breitbart News from within Google, advises tech companies to “police tone rather than content” and to not “take sides” when censoring users. The document, which can […]

Vietnam cyber law set for tough enforcement despite Google, Facebook pleas

iSpeech.org Mai Nguyen | Reuters | Source URL HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook, Google and other firms, a government document showed. Vietnamese lawmakers approved the […]