Despite IBM’s assurances that @Flickr users can opt out of the database, @NBCNews discovered that its impossible to get photos removed. IBM requires users to email links to photos they want removed, but IBM refuses to publish the list of Flickr users & photos in the #FaceDatabase https://t.co/5sbVked8tR

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Do not listen to Episode 2 of the Breach podcast if you’re easily triggered by hearing Equifax’s former CEO tell MBA students: “We sell data back to those who gave us the data for a gross margin of about 90%. That’s a pretty unique model. [laughs].” https://t.co/aerDli1zJ9

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RT @AbdulElSayed: $1,560,000,000,000.1.56 trillion dollars. That’s the total student loan debt in the United States.We have a crisis o…

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The Equifax-managed NCTUE specialty credit reporting agency tracks the cell phone, cable TV, broadband Internet & utility payment histories of 200 million Americans. https://t.co/SL3zXJydlU #privacy #data #credit #water #electricity #Internet #NetNeutrality #breach #Equifax

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Everyone: How many specialty credit reporting agencies are selling our personal information for use in financial & employment decisions?Congress; FTC; CFPB; all 50 states: We don’t know. https://t.co/aerDli1zJ9 #privacy #breach #credit #fintech #insurtech #data #gigeconomy

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Everyone: How many specialty credit reporting agencies are selling our personal information for use in financial & employment decisions?Congress, FTC, CFPB, all 50 states: We don’t know. Ask Joel.https://t.co/aerDli1zJ9

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“In the modern era, telecommunications companies laid most of the cable, but over the past decade American tech giants started taking more control. Google has backed at least 14 cables globally. Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft have invested in others.” https://t.co/4SEvDVu4gj

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Specialty credit reports aren’t important, unless you need a job, a home, a bank account, health/ life/ auto insurance, electricity, water, cable television, Internet, or a cell phone. Its the hidden data layer of modern life.

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“How were 3rd-party technicians hired to support the computer system of Walmart, one of the world’s largest and most insular corporations, able to gather information from employee emails?” https://t.co/3Qhoa8N0fo #cybersecurity

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RT @axios: A growing majority now views our online privacy as a crisis and believes that companies must be forced to change. https://t.co/M…

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@ronlieber Full credit to you! It’s a gem! Equifax is aggressively non-compliant with even basic legal requirements.ps – curious about the results of experiment to cut out Equifax Workforce Solutions (TALX) from NYT Co?

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“Difficulty and helplessness are at the center of Equifax’s brand positioning.”

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“It’s astounding that Equifax can’t get its stories straight. How hard can it be to see that customers get the correct information from Equifax employees, particularly when it knew the The New York Times was going to follow up?” https://t.co/XHlrbJFIAt HT @ronlieber

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Facebook is pivoting to democracy.

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This is entirely legal because no laws exist to stop it. Any legislators out there want to step up and be a hero? https://t.co/16Uf1uGtP7 #privacy #breach #data #creditscores https://t.co/vZqDMEWqeL

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“It shouldn’t be this easy to defraud the Department of Education.” https://t.co/kw18cyixWr #studentloans #forprofitcolleges

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Still true. “Facebook is officially in the data mining business.” https://t.co/m5Fv2bhgvv

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Update your privacy settings on here. Twitter tracks our current locations; our Twitter activity; our online activity; and our devices & browsers. Twitter uses our data to make “inferences” about our identities & “shares” our data w/ 3rd parties. https://t.co/C8BPBk8qc6

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“Anyone who has ever built a digital product knows that if you’re putting something seven screens away from the main screen with a series of scrolls, clicks, and nonobvious names, you’re actively trying to hide the content from the end user.” https://t.co/vYvfMCNXZV

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The data mining industry vigorously lobbied against Vermont’s new transparency law. See what the data brokers are so afraid of. https://t.co/qlyZrTzqa9

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