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v94 has a controversial feature that allows website to detect if your browser is sitting there idle.
Here is how to turn it off:
Go to: chrome://settings/content/idleDetection
Chrome Settings > Privacy and Security > Site Settings > Permissions > Additional Permissions > Your device use
enable: Don’t allow sites to know when you’re actively using your device
Internet freedom on the decline in US and globally, study finds
“Domestically, the lack of regulation in the tech industry has allowed companies to grow beyond reproach and misinformation to flourish online. Abroad, authoritarian governments have harnessed their tight control of the internet to subdue free expression.”
Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app
“Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business. But when Apple and Google capitulated to Russian demands and removed a political-opposition app from their local app stores, it raised worries that two of the world’s most successful companies are more comfortable bowing to undemocratic edicts — and maintaining a steady flow of profits — than upholding the rights of their users.”
No More Apologies: Inside Facebook’s Push To Defend Its Image
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“Project Amplify punctuated a series of decisions that Facebook has made this year to aggressively reshape its image. Since that January meeting, the company has begun a multipronged effort to change its narrative by distancing Mr. Zuckerberg from scandals, reducing outsiders’ access to internal data, burying a potentially negative report about its content and increasing its own advertising to showcase its brand.”
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