Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

USA | Google and Apple’s Systems to Track you in Person: What the Media Isn’t Telling You

Google is in the news (again) for creepy surveillance practices.  Google, AP reported, is tracking your physical whereabouts even after you tell them to shut Location History off.  Now Bloomberg reports they bought data about Mastercard transactions to link online ads with in-store purchases.  These make for interesting stories, but the real story, not being discussed, is the online-physical advertising systems engineered by Google and Apple.

Russia | Russia protests demand: No to pension robbery!

Moscow, Sept. 2: More than six thousand people came out to protest under red banners against the plans of the authorities to increase the retirement age.

The action was called by the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), but was also supported by many public associations, initiative groups from various districts of the capital, and non-system left parties, including the United Communist Party (OKP).

Germany | Germany: WFTU statement on the far-rightist manifestations in Germany

The World Federation of Trade Unions, which is the militant voice of more than 92 million workers in the five Continents, strongly condemns the far-rightists gatherings and manifestations that take place in Kemnitz, Saxony, against migrants and refugees who live in Germany.