Graham Cluley has reported (from an original Wall Street Journal source report) a Google, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) security SNAFU... This time, the failure of the so-called non-evil company to report a significant data custody failure within their so-called 'Google Plus' product, where - in fact - you are the product. The company's better-late-than-never blog post covers the issue, in somewhat less than effective detail...
Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys: Behold the list of both United States Senators and United States House of Representatives that voted to sell out your personal information while online (i.e., your precious online privacy) for monetary gain.
Each surname noted below, possesses a link to that Senator or Representative's contact page, to make it super-easy to let them know what you think. Oh, and for you parents/grandparents, gaurdians this includes all data requests coming from your home, i.e., your children's' data will also be swept up in this nightmare maelstrom example of the surveillance state. Enjoy
Senate of the UNITED STATES of AMERICA
YEA -- 50
U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 115th Congress - 1st Session
Question: On the Joint Resolution (S.J. Res. 34 )
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
YEA -- 215
McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
News, of Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS: MSFT) selling of customer telemetry on Windows 10 has come to light via Martin Kauffman on GHacks. Martin superlatively details the phenomenal audacity of Microsoft in the matter of selling usage information; and, while not surprising, just another indicator of the onerous feet-of-clay syndrome now evident in Redmond. Oh, and by-the-way, the data being shared is with a security firm, simply astounding. As always, you be the judge.