Articles by Mac Slavo

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Warning: iPhone Apps Can Secretly Turn On Your Camera and Take Pictures at Any Time
Mac Slavo – Activist Post, 30 Oct 2017

27 Oct 2017 – A new warning has been issued to iPhone users. Felix Krause, an Austrian developer who works for Google, built an app that was able to take pictures of its user every second and upload them, without the app or the phone ever notifying the user. He called it a “privacy loophole that can be abused by iOS apps.”

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Dead on Arrival: SOPA Shelved Indefinitely, Obama Succumbs to Pressure, Issues Official Veto Threat
Mac Slavo, shtfplan – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jan 2012

We aren’t one bit convinced that this veto was done in the interests of free expression, as the administration may claim. In November, the President issued a similar veto threat about the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). He flip-flopped on the issue just a couple of weeks later, and signed the bill into law over New Year’s weekend to complete silence from the mainstream media. It is our view that SOPA, in one form or another, will return with a vengeance.

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