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This Creepy App Isn’t Just Stalking Women Without Their Knowledge, It’s A Wake-Up Call About Facebook Privacy

This Creepy App Isn’t Just Stalking Women Without Their Knowledge, It’s A Wake-Up Call About Facebook Privacy
This app is meant to all be in good fun, but it's potentially a weapon in the hands of stalkers. “Boy, you sure have a lot of apps on your phone.” “Well, it’s my job.” “What’s your favorite?” “Oh, I couldn’t choose. But hey, want to see one to set your skin crawling?” It was the flush end of a pleasurably hot day — 85 degrees in March — and we were all sipping bitter cocktails out in my friend’s backyard, which was both his smoking room, beer garden, viticetum, opossum parlor and barbecue pit. “Girls Around Me? She turned to our friends, apologetically. “He’s become obsessed with this app. I sputtered, I nevered, and I denied it, but it was true. It’s an app that can be interpreted many ways. And more than anything, it’s a wake-up call about privacy. The only way to really explain Girls Around Me to people is to load it up and show them how it works, so I did. The splash screen elicited laughter all around. “Okay, so here’s the way the app works,” I explained to my friends. “Wait… what?

Vaccine Hoax: How the Globalist Controlled Medicine Industry Kills by Design Susanne PoselOccupy Corporatism Vaccines being created now are done so with patented GMOs mixed with human DNA which creates broken information that are read by the cells of the body and directly translates to disease in the body. The pandemic fear surrounds such genetically engineered bio-weapons such as the bird flu H5N1 that continually changes its make-up which is not a naturally occurrence. A propaganda study led by Ron Fouchier, professor from Erasmus Medical Center, researched which viruses would cause pandemics so that the pharmaceutical industry could get to work on focused vaccines and pressure governments to push them onto the general population. EULA Analyzer - Spyware, Greynets, Privacy, Botnets, Rootkits, Security Resource Actiance Security Labs has created the EULA Analyzer to assist people in better understanding the contracts they enter into while using software on the Internet. Surfers frequently encounter online contracts also known as the End User License Agreement. This is commonly referred to as the "EULA". Please be aware that this software is in beta status and is used "as is".

Boys' diplomas withheld for Facebook kissing photos Have the world's schools caught up with this social-networking thing? Or even with this Web thing? Or even with this being a teenager thing? These thoughts cross one's temple on hearing the news that a high school in the Philippines is withholding the diplomas of six boys -- ages 16 and 17 -- who allegedly posted pictures on Facebook that appeared to show them, well, snogging one another, as they say in some European parts.

The 6 Creepiest Lies the Food Industry is Feeding You Kobe Beef Doesn't Really Exist Getty Seasoned carnivores know that Kobe beef is just about the cream of the crop, if you can afford it. The Japanese Wagyu cattle it comes from are raised with a very direct set of rules, followed with the kind of strict meticulousness you'd expect from a country where making a cup of tea is an hour-long ritual. Luckily, the international market has made Kobe beef pretty widely available.

The Government Can Track You by Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant Do you support Truthout's reporting and analysis? Click here to help fund it this week! (Photo: Runs With Scissors; Edited: JR / TO)Should police and the government be able to track you by your cell phone GPS without obtaining a search warrant? A federal appeals court appears to believe so, and recently ruled that tracking suspected criminals by their cell phones is similar to tailing their car or tracking their scent with police dogs. Knife Can Freeze Organs It looks like an ordinary knife but this blade can explode and instantly freeze a victim’s organs. Wasp Knife With High Pressure Cartridges The Wasp knife ejects a high-pressure gas through a needle in the blade at the touch of a button and the Met Police now fear it could end up on the streets. ‘This knife will almost certainly kill and the Met must have intelligence that they are in circulation,’ said a police source. The £200, US-made weapon is designed to kill sharks and bears and is normally sold to hunters and pilots. However, the internet has made such weapons much easier to find and buy over in the U.K.

Reading all the privacy policies you "agree" to would take a month per year In The Cost of Reading Privacy Policies (PDF), by Aleecia M. McDonald and Lorrie Faith Cranor, the authors calculate that the average Internet user would have to spend one full working month per year in order to skim all the Internet privacy policies she encounters in a year. Mike Masnick reports on Techdirt: No joke: Al Franken rings alarm over Facebook, Google Is Senator Al Franken spoiling for a fight with Silicon Valley over privacy? "When a company is able to establish a dominant market position, consumers lose meaningful choices," Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, told a gathering during a speech before the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section. In particular, Franken, who also is the chairman of the Senate subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, singled out Facebook and Google in a way that is not likely to warm many cockles on those two campuses.

Facebook privacy row: Social network giant admits to 'bugs' By Daniel Bates Created: 18:08 GMT, 27 September 2011 Exposed: Australian technology blogger Nik Cubrilovic has uncovered Facebook's practices of tracking users when they are offline Facebook has admitted that it has been watching the web pages its members visit – even when they have logged out. In its latest privacy blunder, the social networking site was forced to confirm that it has been constantly tracking its 750million users, even when they are using other sites. The social networking giant says the huge privacy breach was simply a mistake - that software automatically downloaded to users' computers when they logged in to Facebook 'inadvertently' sent information to the company, whether or not they were logged in at the time. Most would assume that Facebook stops monitoring them after they leave its site, but technology bloggers discovered this was not the case.

Scientists Read Dreams By Mo Costandi of Nature magazine Scientists have learned how to discover what you are dreaming about while you sleep. A team of researchers led by Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan, used functional neuroimaging to scan the brains of three people as they slept, simultaneously recording their brain waves using electroencephalography (EEG). The researchers woke the participants whenever they detected the pattern of brain waves associated with sleep onset, asked them what they had just dreamed about, and then asked them to go back to sleep. This was done in three-hour blocks, and repeated between seven and ten times, on different days, for each participant. During each block, participants were woken up ten times per hour.

The Destruction of the World Trade Center: Why the Official Account of 911 Cannot Be True Global Research Editor’s NoteAs September approaches, we are reminded that the anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11 will soon be upon us once again. 11 years laters, are we any closer to the truth about what really happened on that fateful day? For the next month until September 11, 2012, we will be posting on a daily basis important articles from our early archives pertaining to the tragic events of 9/11. “The official theory about the Twin Towers is that they collapsed because of the combined effect of the impact of the airplanes and the resulting fire. The following text by Professor David Ray Griffin originally published on Global Research in January 2006 forecefully refutes the official narrative. Michel Chossudovsky, August 2012

Police Hid News Corp. Phone-Hacking Extent, Prosecutor Says London police probing News Corp. (NWSA)’s phone-hacking in 2006 didn’t show prosecutors evidence that more than two people were involved, preventing a full examination of the scandal, the lead lawyer in the case said. David Perry, who represented Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service, limited the case to former reporter Clive Goodman and ex-private detective Glenn Mulcaire for lack of evidence that other journalists had intercepted celebrities’ voice mail, he told the media ethics inquiry in London today. “We were informed that there was no such evidence,” Perry said to the judge-led inquiry via video-link from Northern Ireland. » California Woman Shot in Her Own Backyard by a Cop Alex Jones Adan Salazar August 22, 2012 A California woman was shot in her own backyard by the most unlikely of assailants, a cop. 36-year-old Jennifer Orey was in her backyard this past Sunday night when she bumped into a “person holding a flashlight.”

Mind-Reading Experiment Reconstructs Movies in Our Mind The approximate reconstruction (right) of a movie clip (left) is achieved through brain imaging and computer simulation.UC Berkeley It sounds like science fiction: While volunteers watched movie clips, a scanner watched their brains. And from their brain activity, a computer made rough reconstructions of what they viewed. Scientists reported that result Thursday and speculated such an approach might be able to reveal dreams and hallucinations someday. In the future, it might help stroke victims or others who have no other way to communicate, said Jack Gallant, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-author of the paper.

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