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Edward Morbius
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Google are Evil

This is absolutely equivalent to supporting the National Socialist Workers Party in Germany in 1933.

If you work for Google, quit. Now.



When Kristallnacht comes, it will be driven by Google's data.
https://plus.google.com/104092656004159577193/posts/foKDxbyhYUF



https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/technology/google-in-post-obama-era-aggressively-woos-republicans.html

Accessible: http://archive.is/ELnsN

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Wearing your bank card an NFC-wave icon? Then you'd better take precautions against theft - the fishing out of small amounts to 25 euros is unfortunately quite easy! (trans)
Trägt eure Bankkarte ein NFC-Wellensymbol? Dann solltet ihr besser Vorkehrungen gegen Diebstahl treffen – das Abfischen von Kleinbeträgen bis 25 Euro ist leider ziemlich einfach! (uk) #MobilePayment #kontaktlosBezahlen #NFC

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SpaceX Launch Share

If you want to know who might have it in for someone, look at who they're outcompeting.

Most notable: Russia.
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There are times when "No" is sufficient
Vint Cerf, who knows a thing or two about technology, has a point.
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Google's "Selfish Ledger" Watch the video, leaked a few months ago.

Backround via The Verge:

Google’s Selfish Ledger Is an Unsettling Vision of Silicon Valley Social Engineering

...The video was made in late 2016 by Nick Foster, the head of design at X (formerly Google X) and a co-founder of the Near Future Laboratory. The video, shared internally within Google, imagines a future of total data collection, where Google helps nudge users into alignment with their goals, custom-prints personalized devices to collect more data, and even guides the behavior of entire populations to solve global problems like poverty and disease....

#SelfishLedger


https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/17/17344250/google-x-selfish-ledger-video-data-privacy



https://youtube.com/watch?v=Rlc_mOJAaEU

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Data are liability

Hackers have stolen personal data in Singapore belonging to some 1.5 million people, or about a quarter of the population, officials say.

They broke into the government health database in a "deliberate, targeted and well-planned" attack, according to a government statement....


I'm starting to feel an Onion mass-shooting style evergreen article may be needed.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-44900507

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There are tapes: In secret recording seized by FBI, Trump and Cohen discuss making payments for story of model who alleged affair with Trump

Federal investigators have an audio recording in which then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen discussed in September 2016 making payments for the story of Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal, who allegedly had an extramarital affair with Trump, according to two people familiar with the conversation.

The recording, made by Cohen, was seized by federal agents now investigating Trump’s longtime confidant for potential bank and campaign finance crimes, according to multiple people familiar with the probe....

Are there others?



https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/in-secret-recording-seized-by-fbi-trump-and-cohen-discuss-making-payments-for-story-of-former-model-who-alleged-affair-with-trump/2018/07/20/767476a8-8c34-11e8-85ae-511bc1146b0b_story.html
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