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Facebook recently argued in court that privacy on their platform does not exist, but at the same time tried to declare their stance as a privacy protector...
@kalevleetaru discusses the ways the company is violating user privacy today. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kalevleetaru/2019/06/01/in-facebooks-own-words-this-week-there-is-no-privacy-on-its-platform/#7a13868f5b32
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1143878328220364800
Confidential mode? Hrm.
"Much like how Google Chrome's Incognito mode doesn't totally prevent third-parties from seeing the websites you visit, Confidential mode doesn't keep the content of your emails from Google itself." https://www.mic.com/p/gmails-confidential-mode-isnt-as-private-as-it-seems-according-to-experts-18136277
Stanford University computer scientists, lead by @MonicaSLam, are working on building a privacy-minded virtual assistant, as an alternative to virtual assistants that have "access to a broader & more personal range of data than a search engine." https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/technology/virtual-assistants-privacy.html
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1143515942254776321