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(Guardian)   Google to report extremist internet activity to police → feed extremists's paranoia → create more extremist internet activity ↵   (guardian.co.uk ) divider line
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1043 clicks; posted to Geek » on 27 May 2013 at 7:38 AM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-05-27 07:42:01 AM  
Big Brother TO THE XXXXXTREME!!!!!
 
2013-05-27 07:44:24 AM  
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2013-05-27 07:44:25 AM  
This is why I prefer the iPhone and use a Mac. Google, through Android and Linux, are gathering tons of personal data about you. Things that you, yourself, may not even realize about yourself. I have adblocker blocking ads on all sites except Fark, because this site gives me much pleasure. But when I look at the banner ads I'm fed, the current one at the top is about travel deals to Lima, Peru. It's really farking creepy that I haven't even entered such information into my PC and yet Google knows about my upcoming business trip there.

It's going to always be iOS for me, thank you.
 
2013-05-27 07:46:56 AM  
The headline has nothing to do with the article. I don't think anyone has read it except me.
 
2013-05-27 07:51:36 AM  

UnspokenVoice: The headline has nothing to do with the article. I don't think anyone has read it except me.


Great job! Here's a gold star for you!
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2013-05-27 08:47:48 AM  
So who defines what's extremist?
 
2013-05-27 08:49:55 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: and Linux,


Not sure if serious. Google has no ties to Linux outside of its own platform.

And your iPhone has more tracking features than an omniscient god. Especially if you're still on AT&T (but you can block your ears about the whole NSA surveillance in the building if it makes life easier for you.
 
2013-05-27 08:52:38 AM  

AverageAmericanGuy: This is why I prefer the iPhone and use a Mac. Google, through Android and Linux, are gathering tons of personal data about you. Things that you, yourself, may not even realize about yourself. I have adblocker blocking ads on all sites except Fark, because this site gives me much pleasure. But when I look at the banner ads I'm fed, the current one at the top is about travel deals to Lima, Peru. It's really farking creepy that I haven't even entered such information into my PC and yet Google knows about my upcoming business trip there.

It's going to always be iOS for me, thank you.


Google doesn't own linux. It is also possible to install modified android roms which very likely have the whole spying bit removed. It is also possible to opt out of google's data mining (although I wonder how much that actually helps).
 
2013-05-27 08:58:37 AM  
 
2013-05-27 09:17:03 AM  

awalkingecho: Not sure if serious. Google has no ties to Linux outside of its own platform.


I think his point was that many Linux distributions pre-configure the packaged browser (e.g. Firefox) to use Google search by default and to include their revenue-sharing ID in search strings. That way, they earn a portion of the ad income from Google searches performed using that browser.

It's not uncommon: Mozilla does the same thing with Firefox (that's where the bulk of their funding comes from), as does Opera.

Personally, I don't mind it too much: if I don't like it, I can disable it, but I'm already going to be searching using Google, so why not have a portion of the ad income go to the Linux distribution, Mozilla, etc. rather than having it go wholly to Google?
 
2013-05-27 09:22:26 AM  
So Google is taking it another step further and now it reports you to the FBI for being critical of President Hussein.  You know liberal doctrine is false when they are trying to make it illegal to even discuss it.
 
2013-05-27 09:25:18 AM  

lordaction: So Google is taking it another step further and now it reports you to the FBI for being critical of President Hussein.  You know liberal doctrine is false when they are trying to make it illegal to even discuss it.


Just vague enough to sound like you might actually believe it because blah blah partisan blah.

Just specific enough to sound like it's feigned outrage.

Probably will get some bites. 5/10
 
2013-05-27 09:51:00 AM  
GOTO 10
 
2013-05-27 12:04:46 PM  
Come on extremists, get off your fat ass and hunt down subversive stuff the old fashioned way, bookstores! Any major city has at least one used bookstore that's still stickin' it to the man after all these years.
 
2013-05-27 12:27:11 PM  
Wait... This isn't the politics tab..... Lots of websites in 'Murica to block.

/Smartphones love to track people.
//Even the malls can track you via your WiFi pings.
///Even the cops can set up their portable Cell tower and collect all phone i.d's in an area.
////App's that idiots install without realizing that the app is accessing and uploading your whole email address book to corporate.

/Hey this GPS app is awesome! Nice digital trail you got there buddy. Nothing suspicious when ads or instant messages pop up on it showing you the specials in that store next to you.

/It real fun to tell people why the ads they see on webpages are all porn because they never delete their browser history and allowed their favorite logged in search engine to keep their searches.
//Facebook(or your email provider or social page) really loves you visiting websites while logged in, as all those little flags on websites tell them where you surf.
 
2013-05-27 01:25:03 PM  

awalkingecho: lordaction: So Google is taking it another step further and now it reports you to the FBI for being critical of President Hussein.  You know liberal doctrine is false when they are trying to make it illegal to even discuss it.

Just vague enough to sound like you might actually believe it because blah blah partisan blah.

Just specific enough to sound like it's feigned outrage.

Probably will get some bites. 5/10


Why yes, because there's been exactly zero abuse of federal powers in the news lately. Only retarded libs like yourself would trust what the IRS, DOJ or any government entity would choose to define as an "extremist" website.
 
2013-05-27 01:28:51 PM  

DoomPaul: So who defines what's extremist?


Oh, that's easy.  An extremist is anyone who thinks that it's okay to be further right or left of such polar opposites as Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney.  You can be in between them, that's okay. And if you're a right wing extremist, you can be put in a camp, which would be regrettable, but necessary because such a person is obviously(and automatically) mentally unstable.
 
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