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In this photo illustration the logo for Grindr, a social networking application for the gay community, is displayed on a smartphone, 20 November 2019, Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

Data brokers are the problem

Why should you care about data brokers? Reporting this week about a Substack publication outing a priest with location data from Grindr shows once again how easy it is for anyone to take advantage of data brokers’ stores to cause real harm.

In this photo illustration a United States Postal Service logo is displayed on a smartphone, 1 July 2019, Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

EFF sues U.S. Postal Service for records about covert social media spying program

The service looked through people’s posts prior to street protests.

Texas state representatives at the State Capitol, during a special session to discuss a number of legislative issues, including social media censorship, in Austin, Texas, 8 July 2021, Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images

Right or left, you should be worried about Big Tech censorship

Claiming that “right-wing voices are being censored,” Republican-led legislatures in Florida and Texas have introduced legislation to “end Big Tech censorship” – these laws are deeply misguided and nakedly unconstitutional.