Tag: privacy

How to properly deactivate Facebook’s services

By Gadjo Sevilla

The service tracks user information such as behaviours, images, and interests and sells these to advertisers. It shapes the user experience to push various ads and news, real or fake, based on what a user likes, reads or who they follow.

City of Surveillance: Toronto Should Smarten Up – Or Pay Up

Leading privacy advocates and technology analysts say Toronto should smarten up: it is at risk of becoming a city of surveillance. They are worried about plans for urban redevelopment along the city’s eastern waterfront, and a new techno-enabled community to…