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Windows 7: Facebook Cracking Down on Platform Abuse

23 Mar 2018   #21

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dg1261 View Post
But I do believe this shows how much more dangerous and disturbing Facebook is than Google.
They're both dangerous.

Those companies (and any others that are doing the same things) should be crushed.

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23 Mar 2018   #22

Windows 7/8.1/10 multiboot

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
They're both dangerous.
Google's data collection is not available to influence elections. Facebook's is. In my assessment, that makes Facebook much more dangerous.
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23 Mar 2018   #23

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

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24 Mar 2018   #24

Windows 7/8.1/10 multiboot

Thanks for the reminder, Brink. I've edited post #22 to better convey the point I'm trying to make.
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24 Mar 2018   #25

Windows 7 guest, Debian host

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
There's a real danger and a real issue here. This is the report from the link by Barman58,

"We see in the US that the data protection is weaker there. We would like to see more robust and reliable legislation on the American side. I am not satisfied but we have to live with the legislation as it is now in the US."

"In May the EU will enact a significant strengthening of the data protection laws in Europe under the General Data Protection Regulation agreement. It is seen as being much tougher than the rules in America where Facebook is headquartered."

I think this is already addressed by the British and Australian intel last year to weaken the system.

Even the Asean-Australia summit happened this month, leaders were still addressing the threat.
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24 Mar 2018   #26

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT

I'm pretty sure Facebook has more freedom on selling their gathered information compared to Google.
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24 Mar 2018   #27

Windows 7 Pro 64

But Google can control search results, auto suggest terms, ads portrayed based on your search terms and a whole slew of other things like links at the top. Their Youtube sub already censors what is shown. Of course Facebook does the same as well as Twitter.

All three are privacy destroying and controlling in so many ways.
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