Image from: Ghostery Assuages Privacy Concerns - Note: I have no more faith in "Ghostery" than in Facebook.
If you empty your cache between website visits, there won't be anything to track.
Facebook says "We're sorry. We'll be good. We Promise."
Oh no, not another investigation!
Lobbying commissioner asked to investigate Facebook
NDP questions whether Facebook executive Kevin Chan’s meetings with cabinet ministers are lobbying
I feel confident in saying that, of course, Facebook gets around the rules. When politicians want to use Facebook for publicity, they're going to need to give something in return, don't you think?
I predict this action will fizzle out, because I can't see the Libs or the Cons wanting to do anything except say they'll look into it. You know, like Bill C-51, which the Libs promised to take the bite out of if they were elected. You decide if they really defanged the monster in the new C-59.
If you saw the US Senators grilling Zukerberg [YouTube], you know that his "sorry" there was mostly quite sufficient. You could tell by the look on Zukerberg's face whether the Senator was friendly or a little too probing. He would beam as mentors praised his amazing talents, but his bottom lip would protrude and he would look genuinely hurt as a few (usually women, for some reason) poked a little too hard. It was almost as if he had been assured in advance that the session would go easy on him and he was taken off-guard when there seemed to be some actual pointed criticism.
What Zukerberg knows is that Facebook users are their own worst enemies in this situation. They really think that this is the only way they can share their doings and photos with their friends and loved ones? They don't want to share badly enough to go to the trouble of sending an email with attachments, or licking a stamp?
It doesn't bother me that some people prefer to communicate through Facebook, but they shouldn't act surprised that they're pretty much bare-nekkid out there. Accept it; you wanted to get noticed, and you did. Movie stars, too, complain about the very thing they spent their lives attaining -- public attention. Once they get it, they want privacy, but every child has heard, "You can't have your cake and eat it too."
One of the weirdest examples of people placing too much importance on trivia, is the story of "Life Log".
As a commenter to this CBC article, Robert McNicol pointed out:
Well, there's food for thought. Keeping a Lifelog: The Definitive Guide
Here's more about Life Log's Darpa/CIA connection:
Some of the cruellest rhetorical words you'll ever hear are: "I said I'm sorry; what more do you want?" And then there are some who never say they're sorry, but instead will accuse you of "dwelling on the past".
That's probably how the term "history repeats itself" came about: by not examining our faults; not mending our ways.
Facebook will no doubt have occasion to mouth more "sorries" as time goes on. And they will be forgiven, because after all, it wasn't Facebook that invaded your privacy - it was the government in the form of so-called "security" services. Facebook kept quiet about it -- and that's why "sorry" is good enough.
Below image: From the Australian: It's not media invading our privacy, it's the government.
The Real YayaCanada
Accept No Substitutes
Quote of the Week
Jeffrey Sachs on Obama's statement, "Assad must go." "Huh? ... Where's the policy for that?" Source
Photo by Brian from North Bay
TORONTO VAN INCIDENT 23/4/18
Thinking of the people of Toronto, the victims and their loved ones.
Kudos to the police officer who did not shoot the driver of the van.
Read: Attack not part of organized terror plot.
Russia proves Novichok agent patented in US as a chemical weapon — Patent dated Dec 1, 2015
CBC INFLUENCED BY ZIONIST LOBBY
CPA Vancouver letter to CBC: "Re: Your Coverage of the Land Day Massacre in Gaza"
Jewish Voice for Peace
Facebook: Isn't it Enough We Said Sorry?
Avigdor Lieberman on IDF: Boy Will Be Boys
Theresa May, Star of Stage, Screen and Parliament
Comey Wrong: Trump Does Reflect Values of Country
Knees Up Mother Brown - Surgery Not The Answer
Breaking Down the Myth
The New McCarthyism
U.S. Humiliating Debacle
The Daily Bell:
Media lies, blunders
Dec 15 - Dec 16 - Dec 18/17
Jan 01/18 - Feb 24/18
English Language News
Judith Burrull's Twitter page + translator for Tweets in Catalan language.
Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth
Canada Palestine Assoc.
Canadians for Justice & Peace in the Middle East
Canadians, Arabs & Jews for a Just Peace
Count Me Out
Defend Democracy Press
Deplorable Climate Science Blog, The
Famous Canadian Women
If Americans Knew
If Not Now
Information Clearing House
Jewish Voice for Peace
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
Justice for Hassan Diab
Not a Lot of People Know That
Palestine Photo Project
Penny for Your Thoughts
Seriously Free Speech
Truth and Shadows
Vaccination Info Network
Watts Up With That?