Believe At Your Own Risk: A New Attack on Privacy

  • March 5, 2020
Believe At Your Own Risk: A New Attack on Privacy

When was the last time you read a company’s privacy policy before checking the “I agree” box and signing up for its online service?

You wouldn’t be the first to skip right past it, or the last. Only 13 percent of people say they always read the terms of service before agreeing to them, according to an Axios-SurveyMonkey poll. But blindly agreeing to social media’s policies may have you forfeiting more than your right for a company to sell your data. It may mean your online content could legally be turned into deepfake pornography and sold.

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Good morning Seawolves! #OutOfAnAbundanceOfCaution and considering some additional ❄️ and 🥶 🌧 and ⬇️🌡 later, ALL classes canceled today (online, hybrid, in-person). Emails and texts to follow but, as you know, #HeardItHereFirst #TwitterGuy @stonybrooku @SBU_OSA @SBUCommuters

Stay safe today, Seawolves! See what's open for SBU Eats and how to get your books from Shop Red and other useful info here: https://bit.ly/2YwPlRY

New year, new name! We are officially the @stonybrooku School of Communication and Journalism. Learn more about this exciting new chapter in our School's history. https://www.stonybrook.edu/journalism/story.php?slug=stony-brook-announces-renamed-school-of-communication-and-journalism

Calling all prospective and admitted @stonybrooku students! Join us on 1/20 at 6 pm for a panel presentation featuring recent journalism graduates, @ReylerTV, @npennisiFOX55 & @LizPulver16. Click here to register https://enroll.stonybrook.edu/register/jschoolgrads21

#MondayMotivation: Professor Dowdy, who's helping students learn how to obtain, understand and use data effectively in their reporting @SBUJournalism.

He'll use what he learns from the "Data Bootcamp for Educators," an @IRE_NICAR fellowship for educators.https://bit.ly/3i3ZzCo

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