Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Testifies

Today (Wednesday) is Day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg's testimony. Yesterday he was well rehearsed but so many things appeared as diversions and BS. Will it really take 5-10 years to institute privacy safeguards? Can the simulation last that long? Was Facebook and other social media tools created to monitor and control humans? Need I ask? What about government spying on citizens? This will never get better - from Utopia to Dystopia none of this feels real. As I listen to people who follow the world of politics - steeped in drama and conspiracies - more and more I hear words like "Cabal" "Secret Governments" things only mentioned in secret briefings in the past. Ah yes ... it is all coming around. Hang in and follow the dramas as your time and interest allows. Always remember to follow the money ...

Mark Zuckerberg testimony: Key moments from Facebook CEO's day in the hot seat   NBC - April 11, 2018
Is Facebook a Monopoly? Robert Mueller's team has interviewed some Facebook employees ...

Americans 'have different sensibilities' to Europeans on Facebook data privacy, Zuckerberg tells Senators as he appears to backtrack from pledge to voluntarily step-up safeguards

This is how Facebook uses your data for ad targeting   Recode - April 11, 2018

Senate fails its Zuckerberg test - Zuckerberg testimony in two minutes   CNN - April 11, 2018

Zuckerberg shoots down conspiracy theory that Facebook taps your microphone   Verge - April 10, 2018

Fragmented U.S. Privacy Rules Leave Large Data Loopholes for Facebook and Others   Scientific American - April 10, 2018

Zuckerberg: Facebook is in arms race with Russia   BBC - April 10, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg tells Congress Facebook is 'working with' Mueller's investigators as lawmakers demand answers on how Cambridge Analytica got access to 87 million users' data - then says   Daily Mail - April 10, 2018

Facebook launches 'bug bounty' program offering up to $40,000 to people who uncover apps that misuse data in wake of Cambridge Analytica scandal   Daily Mail - April 10, 2018

Zuckerberg confirms Facebook is working with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation   CNN - April 10, 2018

Michael Cohen: Why the raid on Trump's lawyer is a big deal   BBC - April 11, 2018

Bipartisan group of senators moving to protect Mueller's job   CBS - April 11, 2018

Can Trump fire special counsel Mueller? Maybe, but the probe would go on   NBC - April 11, 2018

Trump's perceived persecution fuels unrest in Washington   CNN - April 11, 2018
If he sacks Rosenstein and Mueller, the ability to hold a strongman president in check is called into question