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Facebook and Google promote politicized fake news about Las Vegas shooter

Facebook and Google promoted false news stories claiming that the shooter who killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas was a Democrat who opposed Donald Trump. The misidentification spread rapidly from dark corners of the internet to mainstream platforms just hours after hundreds were injured at a festival near the Mandalay Bay casino, the […]

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To protect my privacy I’ve stopped using Google

Google, Bing, Yahoo and most other search engines store, track, and sell your search terms and is why you get ads for cold medication displayed on your search results page when you searched a few months ago using search terms like ‘cold’ or ‘flu’. Did you know you may have been turned down for insurance […]

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UK orders Google ‘Street View’ wi-fi data deleted

Google has been threatened with criminal proceedings by the information commissioner’s office (ICO) over data secretly collected by its Street View cars in the UK. The privacy watchdog said it would prosecute the US firm under the contempt of court act if it failed to delete private information it gathered from public Wi-Fi networks. The […]

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