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mindyabinessmindyabiness Posts: 6,054 Admiral
This video is about 20 times longer then the average members attention span.
They use some big words too.....so don't click on it.
You probably won't understand it.

But if you do watch it in it's entirety. I would like to hear your comments.



Arguing with idiots is like playing chess with a pigeon... No matter how good you are, the bird is going to crap on the board and strut around like it won anyway.

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  • TarponatorTarponator Under a BridgePosts: 16,982 AG
    edited May 31 #2
    So, I got done with it just now.   I'm sure it's going to be eye opening for many, but my first reaction was: No duh....and they didn't even mention another huge source of consumer info -- credit card transactions and other financial services databases.

    A few tips to maintain some semblance of control:

    1) Don't use Android -- or anything Google -- use Apple devices and turn off location tracking for all apps (except when using them if you must).
    2) Don't use Facebook.
    3) Don't use or own "smart devices".
    4) Use a VPN when you access web sites.
    5) Support the EFF.

    But what we really need is legislation that gives US ownership of OUR data.  As was discussed in the video, the EU passed GDPR, which is a good step and far better than anything we have in this country, but we should go even farther.  However, the probably of this happening in this country any time soon is practically zero.

    Thanks for sharing -- people need to hear this.

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