Facebook Hoards More Data but Apple is Not Happy

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This week in Weekly News Roundup we will focusing on some Facebook news. They are still executing their plan to get wifi into developing nations…not be be altruistic but to get more suckers to create Facebook accounts. Meanwhile they are also working on a voice assistant. Don’t we have enough of those yet? But Apple is the company to fight back. The Facebook owned Onavo is a VPN that allows Facebook to snoop on ALL of your web use data, and Apple has pulled the app for privacy concerns. Just be aware that not all VPNs are good! I do recommend a few VPNs that have been found to not be collecting data. You can take a look at the VPNs here for the ones I recommend:

Also, Google is being sued under the California privacy consent act for that pesky data collection while location was not activated. People…do NOT stay signed into Google accounts!!! Check out these and other stories. Here are the links:
Privacy
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/did-google-violate-users-privacy-when-it-secretly-kept-location-data/

“https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemongodev/comments/986v95/01152_pokemon_go_now_abusing_its_permissions_to/”

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/facebook-violates-apples-data-gathering-rules-pulls-vpn-from-app-store/

https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/courts/article_b53e8862-a48d-11e8-814f-67a1b6aee233.html

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-washington-dulles-international-airport-intercepted-imposter-using

https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/22/17769724/facebook-mesh-wi-fi-express-app-developing-countries

https://techcrunch.com/2018/08/21/facebook-voice/

Security
https://www.t-mobile.com/customers/6305378821

https://threatpost.com/belkin-iot-smart-plug-flaw-allows-remote-code-execution-in-smart-homes/136732/

https://www.cnet.com/news/fortnite-has-a-giveaway-if-you-enable-two-factor-authentication/

Business
https://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2018/08/20/important-dates-regarding-apps-with-windows-phone-8-x-and-earlier-and-windows-8-8-1-packages-submitted-to-microsoft-store/

https://steamcommunity.com/games/221410#announcements/detail/1696055855739350561

https://www.windowscentral.com/xbox-all-access

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/comcastcharter-lobby-asks-ftc-to-preempt-state-broadband-regulations/

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-washington-dulles-international-airport-intercepted-imposter-using

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