It’s becoming increasingly evident that governments see our phones as personal tracking devices. Read on for a new slant on these words and privacy: dirtbox and stingray.
In an exchange captured by Buzzfeed, Mark Zuckerberg’s sister and former marketing director Randi Zuckerberg posted a candid family photo on Facebook about “the family’s reaction to the site’s new ‘Poke’ app.” Vox Media’s Callie Schweitzer saw the photo in her Facebook newsfeed and tweeted it. Zuckerberg objected.
Earlier this month, after reading Renay San Miguel’s article on Facebook application access to private information, I posted: I’ve removed 80 percent of my FB applications and double-checked/changed permissions on the remaining few. Most of the [remaining] apps are there for my convenience: they allow me to post to FB from “outside” but none can […]