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US Military Buys Location Data From Muslim Prayer App – Humans For Ethical Technology

US Military Buys Location Data From Muslim Prayer App – Humans For Ethical Technology

Help Us Fight For Ethical Technology!Muslim Pro is “The most popular Muslim App.” according to its developers. ()However, the app also tracks location data and sells that data to location brokers (X-Mode in this case), who then sells that data on to clients. It’s been .behind ‘Muslim Pro’ to get a statement, and they said that the app is “immediately terminating” its contact with X-Mode and other data partners.It’s important to note that in the past, the US Military has used harvested location data from smartphones to plan and execute drone strikes.Authors Note: I recommend that you be very...

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Social Media’s Centralization Problem – Humans For Ethical Technology

Social Media’s Centralization Problem – Humans For Ethical Technology

Help Us Fight For Ethical Technology!Presenting ourselves to the world comes with inherent risk. With every piece of ourselves we share online, we risk compromising our personal privacy and security. We show our faces, share our feelings, and sometimes engage in difficult discussions. The beauty of social media is that the global community can, for the first time in history, engage in the same discussion all at once. The new connections we make and old ones we maintain through social media more often than not outweigh the risk.Yet, scrutiny and periodic reevaluation of the platforms we use...

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