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Facebook was tagging some users as 'interested in treason' - guess who media said would misuse data?

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

It has emerged that Facebook used a "treason" tag to mark some of its users. When Danish media reported that FB had since discontinued the label, it also decided to single out only ‘evil Russians' as possible abusers of the data.
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Facebook used ‘treason' as a tag for users' interests

Facebook used ‘treason' as a tag for users' interests

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

COPENHAGEN - Facebook has removed “treason” as a keyword to identify its users' interests for advertisers, it said on Wednesday after Danish state broadcaster DR revealed its existence. In an article published on Wednesday, DR cited experts expressing concerns that the tag - that Facebook called an “interest category” - could be used by intelligence...
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Kanye West donates $150,000 for security guard killed by officer in Chicago

Kanye West donates $150,000 for security guard killed by officer in Chicago

Rapper Kanye West donated $150,000 to a memorial fundraising site for a security guard shot by an officer in his hometown of Chicago. Read more ...

Reports: Holiday-themed train fatally strikes 2 pedestrians in New England

Reports: Holiday-themed train fatally strikes 2 pedestrians in New England

Two people were hit and killed by a scenic train Saturday night in Massachusetts, officials said. Read more ...

Florida governor's race recount: Democrat Andrew Gillum congratulates...

Florida governor's race recount: Democrat Andrew Gillum congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum has officially ended his bid for Florida governor as he congratulated Republican Ron DeSantis. Read more ...

'Train to Christmas Town' kills pedestrians on tracks

'Train to Christmas Town' kills pedestrians on tracks

About 360 families, including children, were aboard the train when it struck two pedestrians on the tracks Saturday night. Read more ...

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

President Donald Trump says his answers to written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller are "all done," and he says the responses will soon be submitted to investigators Read more ...

Furman upsets 8 Villanova

Furman upsets 8 Villanova

Furman wins 76-68 Read more ...

Bad week just got a little worse for Warriors

Bad week just got a little worse for Warriors

DALLAS - Luka Doncic gave the Mavericks a glimpse of an exciting future - and extended a bad week for the Warriors. The rookie scored 24 points, including a short jumper that... Read more ...

Zach Parise Becomes Highest-Scoring Minnesotan In NHL History In Wild's 3-2...

Zach Parise Becomes Highest-Scoring Minnesotan In NHL History In Wild's 3-2 Loss To Sabers

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jason Pominville scored with 1:30 remaining and the Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the... Read more ...

Furman clinches share of SoCon title, beats Mercer 35-30

Furman clinches share of SoCon title, beats Mercer 35-30

Harris Roberts threw five touchdown passes in the Paladins win Read more ...

Eric Dungey's Syracuse career may be over after injury

Eric Dungey's Syracuse career may be over after injury

Eric Dungey waited four years for a team like this. Four years for a season like this. Four years to play in a game like this. And nine minutes into Saturday's showdown against... Read more ...