Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

SMILE – You’re Under Police Surveillance

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Not that I have any sympathy for gangsters, whether they are crips or politicians, but the monitoring of twitter by police recently led to the arrest of 56 people in blue clothing for standing in a park being suspicious. Maybe they were plotting and scheming something heinous. Maybe gangsters just like to get together for a BBQ once in a while like the rest of us. I don’t know and nobody will ever know for certain. Is it better safe than sorry to have police monitoring social network activity to prevent potential flash mobs from gathering in the name of destruction?

Germany to Facebook: No Facial Recognition, Plox!

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Data protection officials in Deutschland have requested that Facebook turn off it’s facial recognition and delete any data they have gathered.