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stated on November 30, 2023 in an Instagram post
With Apple’s NameDrop, anyone placing an iPhone near your child’s “will automatically receive their contact information.”
stated on May 10, 2023 in a Facebook post
Electric vehicles are a "giant computer that can be controlled remotely from some cloud-based central grid."
stated on July 6, 2022 in a tweet
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis “signs bill requiring Florida students, professors to register political views with (the) state.”
stated on September 24, 2021 in Twitter
Says Joe Biden's IRS reform proposals "would require banks and credit unions to hand over private information about routine transactions to the IRS."
stated on August 31, 2021 in a statement via Twitter
“If these (telecom and internet) companies comply with the Democrat order to turn over private information, they are in violation of federal law and subject to losing their ability to operate in the United States.”
stated on July 20, 2021 in a podcast episode
The government is “monitoring SMS texts for dangerous misinformation about COVID vaccines.”
stated on July 9, 2021 in a Facebook post
Says “showing up at the front doors of people’s houses and violating HIPAA laws by requesting private medical information regarding their vaccination status is unacceptable and illegal.”
stated on May 6, 2021 in a tweet
Says North Carolina bill "would allow politically active 501(c)(4) organizations to hide major donors while using their money to support or oppose candidates and political issues.”
stated on January 23, 2021 in a Facebook post
Says Facebook recently logged users out to track their “off Facebook activity” involving bank accounts, emails and other apps.
stated on January 4, 2021 in a Facebook post
Says Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger “faces espionage charges.”
stated on December 29, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says COVID-19 vaccines have “experimental technology never before used on humans” and that some “contain nanochips which can electronically track recipients."
stated on October 5, 2020 in a Facebook post
Photo shows Joe Biden next to a man seen in a sex sting video.
stated on June 3, 2020 in a Facebook post
Donald Trump “cancelled Bill Gates project known as ID2020.”
stated on May 14, 2020 in a Facebook post
Says Ron Johnson and 36 other senators “voted for federal agencies to have access to your internet history without obtaining a warrant.”
stated on May 12, 2020 in a Facebook post
$100B contact tracing bill “is about controlling/tracking population, not about coronavirus.”
stated on April 10, 2020 in posts on the Internet
“The Democrats are pushing for an implanted microchip in humans, and everyone to be vaccinated.”
stated on March 17, 2020 in social media posts
“While all COVID-19 news has been going on, the U.S. Government has been sneakily trying to remove end-to-end encryption” which means “the government will be able to see all of your messages and listen to all of your calls.”
stated on February 20, 2020 in a story
Says the United Nations plans to “implant everyone with a biometric ID.”
stated on December 20, 2019 in a Democratic presidential primary debate
"They banned face masks in Hong Kong. Why? Because they have AI technology that now is using facial recognition to identify protesters if they so much as do anything on the street, so they can follow up with them and detain them later."
stated on August 22, 2019 in a Facebook post
Instagram users must post a note or "everything you’ve ever posted becomes public from today."
US frets about TikTok feeding data to China; banning app won’t end the threat, experts say
By Madison Czopek • March 17, 2023
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By Louis Jacobson • July 7, 2022
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By Noah Y. Kim • April 9, 2021
Latest promises about Privacy Issues
Mandate standards for securing personal data
Safeguard the right to privacy
Give the White House's Privacy and Civil Liberties Board subpoena power
Require companies to disclose personal information data breaches