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Incredible. IBM out here stealing people’s faces right off their heads. There is no “opt-out.” If your pictures were on Flickr, your face might belong to IBM now. Thanks to @NBCnews for the search tool. https://t.co/qr5GrNMc2u #FaceDatabase #privacy #data

Incredible. IBM out here stealing people’s faces right off their heads. There is no “opt-out.” If your pictures were on Flickr, your face might belong to IBM now. Thanks to @NBCnews for the search tool. https://t.co/qr5GrNMc2u #FaceDatabase #privacy #data — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 12, 2019

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

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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 12, 2019

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

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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 11, 2019

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…

$1,560,000,000,000. 1.56 trillion dollars. That's the total student loan debt in the United States. We have a crisis on our hand — and predatory loan companies are profiting off of it. We need bold ideas: we need free college for all. — Abdul El-Sayed (@AbdulElSayed) March 9, 2019

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

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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 11, 2019

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

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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 11, 2019

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

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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 11, 2019

“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

“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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 11, 2019

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.

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. — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 11, 2019

“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

“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 — Joel Winston (@joelwinston) March 10, 2019