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How much privacy do we have? What does that mean about the future?

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posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 09:13 AM
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What does everyone do about their old college photos on Facebook these days? Do people delete photos of them partying/drinking in college from the net? I'm just wondering because I have heard that it is important to have a clean social media profile for getting employment and avoiding scandal.

Are our social media profiles policed? To what extent do you all think your photo history or social media history are monitored by employment agencies and law enforcement agencies?

In China, the government has direct deals with social media companies to provide information on its users, including private messages. This data, along with data like online streaming habits, online gaming habits, shopping habits, etc. determine your "citizen score." In the U.S., a lot of us allow people to see our content for free. Aside from content, data about us is bought and sold and even stolen by hackers.

Since China is a big power, it could influence the world to go in the direction of being rated based on your social media presence and overall lifestyle. Could we see something like this in the west? Insurance companies have been buying data from Netflix and the like to see how many hours their clients stream per month.

Are we going to have a social credit system in the U.S. as well, just not in name? How much censoring is there going to be, what could you get in trouble for saying online through social media or whatever? Since people need employment, are they going to have to cover all of their tracks? A lot of you may be like "yeah, you should not have any R-rated content out there on the internet." But times change and for some reason, these days people can get in trouble for something they said at a certain time when the standards were different and it gets unearthed a decade later.

Some groups like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are even starting to censor conservative viewpoints or get offended by things enough to shut down a channel or video or de-monetize a channel or video. Their customer service with this kind of thing is a nightmare from what I hear and have experienced first-hand. For example, I have a Facebook page for my band that I want to promote, but I can't, because Facebook thinks I'm providing adult entertainment (like videos) so I wrote them back saying that I would cooperate (I couldn't find any porn on our band page) but they haven't written me back yet.

A regular Joe on Twitter or YouTube or Facebook could perceivably get in trouble over the content they accidentally share that doesn't fit in with the current cultural norms. Am I off base here?

I mostly worry about things getting worse. I am a centrist who leans left, but I don't go all the way left. I figure we might start polarizing even more (look at Kavanaugh and how polarized Dems and Republicans are), which could cause the Dems to think more and more content is offensive.

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posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 09:21 AM
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Just don't use those social media sites for organising events. Putting a notice up on a college notice board for a "Shag Tag" or "Gagging for a Shag" pub night should be enough, not collecting a list of user ID's and email addresses through Facebook or Twitter.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 10:19 AM
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Don't be slow in the curve.....

Everyone has enough computing power to snoop on everything we do........had it for awhile betcha



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 10:29 AM
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You have as much privacy as you allow yourself to have.

It is a persons own fault if they post their life online, carry nothing but cashless forms on their person, and continue to conform to the ever-present ways that employers visably waive rights to privacy via "mandatory" paperwork.

I am all for privacy. I am all for liberty.
You can have both, but it means giving up a social media presence and never using the words, "If you have nothing to hide...."





posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: GBP/JPY
Not only that, but most our phones can see through window blinds and clothes if made of plastic derived materials with the proper settings and a lens filter.

Invisibility and active camouflage was invented over twelve years ago. Imagine how far that has come??

It's like the movie Pulse. The only way to be safe is to escape outside of the signal where the AI black knight satellite can not tap into your devices/equipment. Your location is pinged in real time anytime a finger brushes against the sensor in most newer smart phones. The watches keep you tracked in real time as long as you have it on, because it directly detects your pulse. Even your pulse has a unique identifier, so the beast knows if you are wearing it, or if someone else has it on.

Everything within. The signal is being recorded as well. Every conversation you had near a connected microphone has been recorded. It just happens they are only interested in national security threats, not petty crimes. However, it shan't be long before local and state jurisdictions will have the right to petition that gathered information to prose Ute their local crimes. Even the video.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 10:42 AM
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a reply to: darkbake

This year 12 people entered the Big Brother house.......after less than a day a girl was asked to go to the diary room. She was questioned about things she had written on social media..........and was thrown out because of the comments she had made on social media.
I saw this as a public service announcement.
After checking online what she had said, I found she had used the N word.
This was in England.
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posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 10:50 AM
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a reply to: darkbake

Don't worry everyone is to busy laughing at the snowflake/sjw's a holes on facebook.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 10:53 AM
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originally posted by: worldstarcountry
a reply to: GBP/JPY
Not only that, but most our phones can see through window blinds and clothes if made of plastic derived materials with the proper settings and a lens filter.


Got some evidence for that



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 11:00 AM
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I don’t use Snapchat Facebook,Instagram or anything form of social media in which my real name is attached.
I also don’t use any point bonus or reward cards so as to not be targeted on the basis of my purchases

This site is literally my only online outlet of interaction.

I still have basically zero privacy.

a reply to: darkbake



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 11:30 AM
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a reply to: Itisnowagain

So if you don’t want big brother watching you all you have to do is use the N word?

Seriously people forget even if they aren’t on social media they most likely know at least one person who is, who is free to post pictures, comments, events you’ve attended etc.. there is no escaping it.

Privacy is a thing of the past and we’ve been indoctrinated to give it up willingly.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 11:48 AM
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a reply to: wmd_2008
Various different walk-thrus for several purposes Go spy on your neighbors today, you have no idea what they are planning against you until you see for yourself!


I thought it was a software hack from a video I saw years ago. But it is as simple as a filter over an IR sensor.





What else do we not know about because they saturate our mind with nonsense to keep us from understanding the way they have learned to manipulate the elements?

Elements themselves are what makes this possible. Special coatings of minerals and dyes and the way they interact with visible and invisible light. Us regular folk only know the effects with the already assembled equipment. Knowledge of the elements involved that are used to make the chips, lenses, filters etc.. etc.. are what keep people in power.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 12:11 PM
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originally posted by: surfer_soul
a reply to: Itisnowagain

So if you don’t want big brother watching you all you have to do is use the N word?

Is this a serious question?
Big brother is watching all social media........(I was talking about the program on tv called Big Brother in my previous post by the way - not sure if you got that).
In Nazi Germany the people were given holidays on ships and among them were Gestapo (plain dressed).....the holidays were a means to spy on people at leisure.


Seriously people forget even if they aren’t on social media they most likely know at least one person who is, who is free to post pictures, comments, events you’ve attended etc.. there is no escaping it.

I will not allow anyone to take a photo of my face (or any other part of my body). And I have my camera covered on my pc and I never take selfies.


Privacy is a thing of the past and we’ve been indoctrinated to give it up willingly.

Yes....all the terror attacks encourage people to want more security. .........so they give up their freedom to feel safer. Lol.
Put a cage around yourself and you will be safe.......or is that just a prison cell?
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posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 01:58 PM
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its revenue



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 02:27 PM
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a reply to: darkbake

SnF for a very very important topic - thank you OP!

Privacy...? What privacy...?!


I think there is a possibility privacy may be already dead. I'm immensely worried about it as its only going to get worse. The next 20 years are going to be seriously scary and get seriously weird...

Governments, institutes, organizations and people all over the world need to be asking some SERIOUS questions NOW!

What happens when they want our biometric data?? It'll be worth a fortune - and just WHO will own that data? And will they be able to be trusted with that data??..

We are heading for a digital dictatorship..

Watch the first 29 minutes of this - this dude (Israeli historian/scientist) says it way better than I do, make sure you watch the 29 mins its important..! He basically speaks about the future of Life and how this may be the LAST generation of Homo Sapiens sapiens... And WHO exactly is going to control the future of Life?



It blew my mind and now the future really doesn't look good.....




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posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 03:21 PM
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Privacy does not and never existed. God watches everything including when you poo.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 03:23 PM
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God was watching two people and they still ate the apple, God’s a crappy watcher.

a reply to: watchandwait410



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 03:40 PM
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originally posted by: Athetos
God was watching two people and they still ate the apple, God’s a crappy watcher.

a reply to: watchandwait410



That is a story, the God I am talking about is everyone and everything. Doing something wrong is impossible cause everything is the way it is suppose to be.



posted on Oct, 2 2018 @ 03:58 PM
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Every time I click something either on my computer, my phone, or my remote control, I expect it to generate some kind of data that is stored somewhere that tracks all of my activities and preferences. I have a relatively anonymous user name here, but just clicking onto this site is going to be tracked and logged somewhere.

Will it put my life in danger at some point in the future? Maybe. Will it make getting things I like easier for me? Sure, a lot of the time.

My plan is to avoid doing anything too illegal. Then I have nothing to worry about.



posted on Oct, 3 2018 @ 03:40 AM
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Well, it's already here, just not linked up the same, or as invasive. Nor it it used in combination with a credit scoring system. Let's see how it's working;

Many hiring mangers look up your social media, Linkdin, Facebook for starts. For Facebook: If they don't like a picture of you, your looks overall, marital status, your wild timeline and more, they can decide just on that to not hire you or hire you. That takes out a step in the hiring process, and it's completely legal.

Careful of those drunk pics from college that your classmate shared! I see it as pushing the bounds of legality though, of course, you are responsible for it. The consequence of the digital age, being the next process in marketing yourself. Some have a private and public Facebook due to that. ATS is a good example too, how many reveal who they at least by pictures, social media and some by name as well. A small amount, and many know the answer to that.

A scoring system may very well remove the option due to it being on record. Such as you would have to contact officials who handle it to be changed. That is if it is allowed due to the score.

In China, on the scoring system, if you drop trash on the ground, facial recognition cameras will often catch you(in the city). Your score then depreciates. I've seen some support when looking into the scoring articles, such as that it makes someone strive to be a better person.

IMO it's invasive and very well open for abuse. It could also "be a test" run for a scoring system in US, the UK, Europe, more. Not even to mention Zuckerberg & friends plans.



posted on Oct, 3 2018 @ 03:52 AM
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i personally dont care about my own privacy.



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