Gennie Gebhart

Gennie Gebhart does research and advocacy for the Electronic Frontier Foundation on consumer privacy, surveillance, and security issues.

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At the core of Zuckerberg’s announcement is Facebook’s plan to merge its three messaging platforms: Facebook’s Messenger, Instagram’s Direct, and WhatsApp. (Photo: Screenshot/EFF) Views
Friday, March 08, 2019
A Privacy-Focused Facebook? We'll Believe It When We See It.
In his latest announcement , Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embraces privacy and security fundamentals like end-to-end encrypted messaging. But announcing a plan is one thing. Implementing it is entirely another. And for those reading between the lines of Zuckerberg’s pivot-to-privacy manifesto, it’s...
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"This news is a reminder of the inevitable privacy risks that users face when their personal information is captured, analyzed, indefinitely stored, and shared by a constellation of data brokers, marketers, and social media companies."(Photo: Legal Loop) Views
Thursday, March 22, 2018
How To Change Your Facebook Settings To Opt Out of Platform API Sharing
You shouldn't have to do this. You shouldn't have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which you've entrusted your personal information are making reasonable, legal efforts to protect it. But Facebook has allowed third parties to violate user...
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