Weaponized

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Hate Season 8. So They Weaponized Google to Tell the World

It’s not easy to write a TV series. And it’s even harder to write the final season of a wildly popular franchise with legions of obsessed fans. And Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff are learning that the hard way. After a disappointing showing in the penultimate Game of Thrones episode on …

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Our Own Information is Being Weaponized Against Us (Full Text of Speech + Video)

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels last night and gave a bold and possibly controversial privacy speech. Cook directly challenged Facebook, and tech companies in general, to change their perspective on privacy. He also said that Apple is fully supportive of ‘a comprehensive federal …

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Facebook ‘Weaponized’ User Data, Says Bikini Photo-Finding App Developer

Facebook is facing accusations of gathering more user data than disclosed. According to court filings, former start-up Six4Three claimed that the social media company conducted mass surveillance on its users and their friends alike. Based on the lawsuit documents, Facebook reportedly had access to its users’ text messages, photos, and microphones. It can even track …

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