• @[email protected]
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    618 months ago

    Here’s a tip that costs less than $10/month - if you want privacy, just don’t go on Facebook!

    • qupada
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      258 months ago

      T’ain’t enough. Gotta block everything they do, everywhere on the internet.

      As someone so eloquently put it: you might not have a facebook profile, but facebook has a you profile.

      If you’ve ever seen a “share on facebook” button on another website, they’ve been watching you.

        • @[email protected]
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          88 months ago

          This has to be illegal. And if it’s not, it should be. There was a good excuse for a while: the internet is too new for regulations to be in place yet. Well we are well past that, but too many people are making money off of them still not being in place. Fuck.

          • Em Adespoton
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            78 months ago

            I know for a fact that I have at least 3 different shadow profiles about me being bought and sold on the Internet. They all have different inaccurate information about me. Because I don’t have a direct relationship with the brokers, any attempt by me to correct or remove one of the profiles would just result in yet another profile.

            We need global legislation to make it illegal to hold PII on an individual without notifying them of the fact annually. Failure to do so would have GDPR level consequences.

          • @[email protected]
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            58 months ago

            While Europe may seem to care about privacy, good luck in the states. If you think US regulators care, well, bridges are a hot commodity in this thread and I’ve got em

          • RandoCalrandian
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            58 months ago

            You’ll have to outbid cuckerberg for enough corrupt politicians to do that, and he has a 15 year head start

      • @[email protected]
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        98 months ago

        But people pay thousands for cars and still end up the product. I don’t think paying guarantees privacy anymore and if anything is an outdated concept that gives people a false sense of security if they still buy into it. Data collection is the rage now.

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        8 months ago

        Except they’re being tricked into believing they’re paying for privacy, when they’re actually paying for an ad not to be displayed. All the privacy-hostile tracking that went into selecting the ad will still take place but you’re $10 worse off.