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Episode 32

Facebook attempts to make headlines filing law suits while whistle blower pushes Parliament and other governments to regulate the global company

Facebook Whistleblower Testifies With UK Parliament Pushing Global Regulation

Every day Big Tech and Mass Media make it hard to find out what is going on with the internet. The suppression of information is a danger to all of us.  Social media attempts to shape news and information by over-amplification of disinformation. This podcast hopes to give information and provide insights from a different point of view.
 
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Facebook sues Ukrainian who scraped the data of 178 million users

Facebook has filed a lawsuit on Friday against a Ukrainian national for allegedly scraping its website and selling the personal data of more than 178 million users on an underground cybercrime forum.

https://therecord.media/facebook-sues-ukrainian-who-scraped-the-data-of-178-million-users/

Facebook sues two companies engaged in data scraping operations

Facebook today says it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. against two companies that had engaged in an international “data scraping” operation. The operation extended across Facebook properties, including both Facebook and Instagram, as well as other large websites and services, including Twitter, Amazon, LinkedIn and YouTube. The companies, which gathered the data of Facebook users for “marketing intelligence” purposes, did so in violation of Facebook’s Terms of Service, says Facebook.

https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/01/facebook-sues-two-companies-engaged-in-data-scraping-operations/


Personal data for 533 million Facebook users leaks on the web

Hackers were reportedly sharing a massive amount of personal Facebook data in January, and now that data appears to have escaped into the wild. According to Business Insider, security researcher Alon Gal has discovered that a user on a hacking forum has made the entire dataset public, exposing details for about 533 million Facebook members. The data includes phone numbers, birth dates, email addresses and locations, among other revealing info.

https://www.engadget.com/facebook-533-million-user-personal-data-leak-180156777.html

Whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies as UK scrutinizes Facebook

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told British lawmakers Monday that the social media platform “unquestionably” stokes hate — and she has “no doubt” the violence seen during the US Capitol riots could occur again if governments don’t act.

https://nypost.com/2021/10/25/whistleblower-haugen-to-testify-as-uk-scrutinizes-facebook/

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Trip Elix is an author, podcaster and video personality Over the last 30 years, he has worked as a security analyst and privately as a consultant, investigator, forensic technician, and skip tracer. He is the author of books and gives talks on security and privacy.

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