RT @paulmozur: Snapshot of a culture under siege. Our attempt to show what it feels like in Xinjiang right now. Blanketed with surveillance…

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When the story of the fight against modern credit reporting surveillance is written, this 2013 investigation by @RedTapeChron will be remembered as the turning point. Bob was the first to confirm that Equifax is cross-contaminating credit files. https://t.co/AHP1CIID2b

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@ronlieber @Equifax Thanks to you, @ITRCCEO , @RedTapeChron & others for tirelessly pushing reform. Your work on child credit freezes & child identity theft has collectively saved thousands of billable hours!

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RT @ronlieber: None of us are as smart as all of us. I’m lucky enough to have some access to people with answers and power through my day j…

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@geirranden Excellent! Credit unions empower consumers.

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Oh hi, AGREEMENT TO RESOLVE ALL DISPUTES BY BINDING INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION. How’d you get here? https://t.co/sPhK6dFQKu

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Dear @Equifax – why do I have to give away all my legal rights just to request my free annual credit report disclosure from your website?Dear @FTC & @CFPB – you awake over there? https://t.co/6YCGf83XYB #ForcedArbitration #FCRA #WTF cc @ChiChiWu8 @MikeLittUSA

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RT @mwittenberger: Join us for @BreachPodcast, where we have A LOT of questions. https://t.co/VpDLedXseH

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Equifax can see the paychecks of 300 million Americans. The federal government sends weekly payroll data directly to Equifax servers. So do 75% of the Fortune 500 companies. https://t.co/MzlirSd36k

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RT @ronlieber: They finally let me in the building. And tried to get me to sign an NDA. (Nope!) Tomorrow, a column stuffed with all the que…

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RT @samfbiddle: Another jarring example from the study: “Facebook delivered our broadly targeted ads for houses for sale to audiences of 75…

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RT @timmaughan: The fact that Amazon had to make a separate version of Alexa that secures your personal data for healthcare use should be a…

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@danprimack @khart @FrankPasquale Lets ignore common knowledge no one ever actually understands before clicking. Affirm pulls dozens of credit reports on each user, including to collect debts. Also pulls reports in months AFTER user pays loan?! PS-forced arbitration, class-action ban & prohibition on private AG’s

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Affirm, a start-up with a $2.9 BIL post-money valuation, relies on the extraction of personal & financial data from consumer credit reports. Affirm’s use of credit reports is exploitative. Maybe a cross-post in the Axios privacy series? cc @danprimack @khart @FrankPasquale https://t.co/ltsZMfCG2a

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Is Silicon Valley Unicorn @Affirm a credit reporting agency??“Affirm provides loans using an algorithm to instantly determine credit-worthiness.” https://t.co/KgAQahsyYc

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RT @molly_coleman: Counterpoint: do not get the @sweetgreen app until they stop forcing consumers into arbitration as a condition of buying…

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RT @jessamyn: “Computers… they’re impossible. Everything is impossible. The world is getting worse, blah. And I was like, these conversa…

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RT @rlunak: More than $550 million was invested in Pittsburgh technology companies in 2018. https://t.co/WpE6IddXjH

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@RogerBQuesada Way to go Roger! We are peers. Banning forced arbitration in all public & private student lending would restore borrower legal rights! Good luck in your campaign!

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RT @KellyeMedia: Joel Winston, an attorney focused on privacy, hailed the bill as “the first legislation by any American state to force dat…

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