Savvy Content Creators have the power to decide the YouTube content you see in your suggested feed. YouTube algorithms are a gold mine for manipulation and trending misleading content. Content Creators are now deciding publishers due to algorithmic weaknesses.
Cloud Services provide us with much needed convenience for sure. However, does this same convenience mean reducing our ownership rights, and our ability to make decisions about our data once it’s on the cloud platforms? It is time we stand firm and ask that laws are put in place to give us back our digital freedoms and control.
Apple have for a very long time been lying to the world about how they encrypt your data. Apple claims only you have access to your encrypted data but this has NEVER been true. Apple openly release your encrypted data along with your encryption key when requested.
eBay have long been seen as a goto market place for online scammers. However, what happens when eBay implements a new feature that assists online scammers in taking your money from you? eBay Checkout Basket Price Hike Scams.
Online scammers target anybody and everybody they can. We rely on our payment processors such as PayPal to provide us with the required protections. However, what if your payment provider terms and conditions help facilitate the scammers actions? PayPal has a section of terms called ‘PayPal Buyer Protection’. This article aims to demonstrate PayPal Buyer Protection terms are supporting Chinese Scammers in 2021.
We all know about those dreaded terms and conditions… they are lengthy, complicated central thesis requiring a Phd in Law to comprehend. We constantly agree to be bound by terms without realising it. The question is… whom do the terms and conditions provide protection for; you whom owns your data, or the organisation whom wants your data? FaceApp has hit the media with a storm recently and not because it’s virtually making the world population much older. Read on to see if the terms truly protect you, the user or the organisation.
OneDrive is a popular service for providing both personal and business cloud storage availability. However, do you really know if your data is safe from being deleted? Does OneDrive truly provide a full back-up service? Does OneDrive truly have a restore feature for your data? Read on to find out how I lost over 70… Continue reading OneDrive: Busting the Backups & Restore Myth
Your new privacy and security settings are proving somewhat useless. Smart devices are allowing app developers the ability to strip our personal data through side channels even if we’ve restricted access via our Pointless Privacy settings.
The topic covered here within this essay is far from being ‘Drop Dead Simple‘. I am currently reading a well written book by an author called Cal Newport. The title of this insightful book is called ‘Deep Work’. The book centers around the reader developing an ability to recognise what is and how to perform… Continue reading Drop Dead Simple: Liberation or Captivity #UKEdChat
Today I would like to share with you a little something special. My youngest daughter has written many stories since she was born. Now she has written another amazing story (River Monster). I would like to share this story with you today. I thought it was a very well written, and well presented for a… Continue reading The River Monster – A Nine Year Old’s Story