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Sandro P. @sp DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

building data systems | entrepreneur, 3x founder, advisor | data, product, martech leader | technologist | data protection & rights advocate | opinions are mine

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Joined Twitter 5/12/08


Flaw in billions of Wi-Fi devices left communications open to eavesdropping https://t.co/0dab3aPk9U
2/27
2020
Gmail has its thumb in the scale. Google is filtering email from political campaigns. 63% of Buttigieg emails reac… https://t.co/lvVSVVO8FM
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2/26
2020
JFC this is unreal 👇🏼 https://t.co/sisrYwXigr
2/25
2020
Google secretly monitors millions of schoolkids, lawsuit alleges https://t.co/Ftyt9ewdTL
2/24
2020
New piece. Hear me out. What if Xi Jinping didn't even *know* of key details of the coronavirus outbreak until it w… https://t.co/IMkorP12XC
Retweeted by Sandro P.👀 What? > Report: Firm Tracking Purchase, Transaction Histories of Millions Maybe Not Really Anonymizing Them https://t.co/YSqylmgmqh
2/22
2020
In the digital and connected economies everything is a rental > The Next Risk In Buying An IOT Product Is Having It… https://t.co/Yna4m7snb7Ethical Web Dev: This is a superb guide. A must read for those who want to design more ethical, environmentally fri… https://t.co/JMGeFZzKft
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2/21
2020
👀 > How Saudi Arabia Infiltrated Twitter https://t.co/HtZrZr3DYq https://t.co/lcuapGnEBgDecoupling hardware from services would be a welcome change not only for iOS browser and email but also for HomePod… https://t.co/7jTvUKFvli @carolecadwalla So thanks to the fragmented state based approach in USA you’re finally becoming the 51st State. My… https://t.co/ujjM8aPwcCWell this isn't https://t.co/UCEXoZUudy what will eventually be a kids toy will have the ability to force vehicles… https://t.co/js7vyE1F9JThe Amish use tech differently than you think. We should emulate them, writes Jeff Smith in an op-ed https://t.co/OQ4f6TXEbU
Retweeted by Sandro P.Wow. More than BTC too. ETH, XRP and others. Watershed moment? > Visa Grants Coinbase Power To Issue Bitcoin Debit… https://t.co/N1o1KZ5b1p
2/20
2020
The EU just unveiled a bold DATA STRATEGY that could make Europe the most secure, responsible, attractive jurisdict… https://t.co/1hy9vpiprP
Retweeted by Sandro P.AI manipulated video’s used to target ad's one day before the Indian legislative election. Social platforms nee… https://t.co/kEr23zuI4S
Retweeted by Sandro P.We’re moving toward a world in which tech regulation is written either by: - self-serving companies, or - deeply c… https://t.co/FcglCmhWTO
Retweeted by Sandro P.And so it begins. Guessing deepfakes will be this 2020 cycle’s October surprise https://t.co/RzW5oVqoas
2/19
2020
The messy, secretive reality behind OpenAI's bid to save the world - MIT Technology Review https://t.co/DzonOyDKoq https://t.co/2RiB7p1VZj
2/18
2020
People lie about who they are on the internet. Attribution is hard, even for professional teams of investigators w… https://t.co/YojGFhyFH9
Retweeted by Sandro P.Inspired by the B-2 bomber and designed for passengers with huge fuel efficiency gains > Airbus' Blended Wing Maver… https://t.co/SnQk1HgWNHE.U. lawmakers are debating a new digital policy with far-reaching implications for tech behemoths like Google, Fa… https://t.co/CaL7RUj6gL
Retweeted by Sandro P.$200 million globally for Parasite. $300 million for Knives Out. $191 million for Little Women. Very hopeful signs. https://t.co/rCGEy8wJdm
Retweeted by Sandro P.When you spend billions developing the world's most advanced, extensive far-reaching facial recognition system and… https://t.co/4ICXLDA1Oi
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2/17
2020
Consumer choice, consent, and control are seductive terms for lawmakers thinking about privacy regulation because i… https://t.co/jCCG82qHn2
Retweeted by Sandro P.An A+ idea for Facebook is to allow a form of of political advertising it has zero oversight over, is notoriously r… https://t.co/jTncRqF8UB
Retweeted by Sandro P.Zuckerberg says Facebook doesn't need to fact check ads from political candidates because political speech is alrea… https://t.co/ZqwKvhKGbA
Retweeted by Sandro P.Exactly. "The answer to bad speech = more speech" is nonsense in a world where you can FLOOD the attn channel. S… https://t.co/Hed2RKD1Zv
Retweeted by Sandro P.News: Broad Data Privacy Bill Sails Through Washington Senate https://t.co/Gcxhowt2tv
Retweeted by Sandro P.Security researchers partner with Chrome to take down browser extension fraud network affecting millions of users. https://t.co/hjcC8a7d5X
2/15
2020
Custom Audiences should be banned for all purposes. It’s truly appalling that Facebook hasn’t voluntarily offered a… https://t.co/OZNYUU2Vm3
Retweeted by Sandro P.Data Privacy is Bipartisan: “75 percent of Republicans and 69 percent of Democrats believe no individual-level data… https://t.co/OemyJowGHD
Retweeted by Sandro P.Historical/sociological context, new data from @knightfdn and a call for regulation of Facebook's microtargeting o… https://t.co/z6KrAdyAsw
Retweeted by Sandro P.ICYMI: “Countries from Pakistan to Brazil are now debating reality, and in Vladimir Putin’s greatest triumph, Ameri… https://t.co/SJKyPDPdPn
Retweeted by Sandro P.Investigating the Equifax breach was a "huge pain in the ass," one former DOJer told me. The company was slow to pr… https://t.co/jCy391RA7g
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2/14
2020
In 2007, FB "introduced a feature called Beacon, which stealthily tracked people as they bought things on the web a… https://t.co/AAQHPVlLDP
Retweeted by Sandro P.In 2006, Mark Zuckerberg 'took three pages to lay out a vision for something he called “Dark Profiles.” These would… https://t.co/S59nYmOJGQ
Retweeted by Sandro P.This is what a Data Protection Agency would do. @SenGillibrand has introduced The Data Protection Act of 2020 which… https://t.co/5DgJiHEHZJ
Retweeted by Sandro P. @maxschrems @Moonalice Preventing password reuse is a good practice and old FB passwords aren’t valid presumably be… https://t.co/QEkGjo9MAv
2/13
2020
Wow! Irish authorities went to Facebook's HQ in Dublin this week demanding documents https://t.co/FI8Hiu7HaC https://t.co/N5uPq020c3
Retweeted by Sandro P.Safety costs are strangling Airbnb, just like Facebook. Turns out the margins in tech aren't so sweet if you have t… https://t.co/dLjWuv9wdI
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2/12
2020
An absolute bullseye by @vermontgmg on the decades-long reverberations of China's cyberespionage activities. https://t.co/YcxjBsNOiK
Retweeted by Sandro P.McConnell’s Senate just legalized foreign election interference so why would they want to ban it again? https://t.co/w6SG0anHsk
Retweeted by Sandro P.The paradox of adtech: As soon as it “works” it triggers a backlash against it. Retargeting caused adblocking to su… https://t.co/AslznqOPQP
Retweeted by Sandro P.I know it’s early but #QOTD thus far from @benthompson “the platforms on which virality may occur, particularly F… https://t.co/ugDXsyZuGiEquifax stole your data, China just copied it without paying them.
Retweeted by Sandro P.New from me: I wrote about China hacking Equifax. Why nobody should see Equifax as a victim and how data brokers po… https://t.co/5cDiPvCV1N
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2/11
2020
This is the most complete picture yet of the misogynistic groups that fuel the incel movement online. And it makes… https://t.co/7GKTi03lxs
Retweeted by Sandro P.State-Sponsored Mass Data Abuse Remains Undeterred, Goes on Unabated — Not having a national data protection law en… https://t.co/GsPkeg484z
Retweeted by Sandro P.There is a data supply thread going around with experts dunking on people who believe microphones are listening to… https://t.co/sL47bioXMQ
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2/10
2020
The Devaluation of Music: It’s Worse Than You Think by Craig Havighurst https://t.co/ML8xj3hQ3aTruth #DeleteFacebook I did and couldn’t be happier about the decision. Only hiccup are people and products that *o… https://t.co/Pu7Wtx0wXV
2/9
2020
Explainer: What is a quantum computer? How it works, why it’s so powerful, and where it’s likely to be most useful… https://t.co/BPpjNWifTI
2/8
2020
#MinorityRule by the regressive third is only getting stronger. “By 2040 about 70% of people will live in 16 stat… https://t.co/5ppG5Rg04bThis is *the* slippery slope > The Digital Dictators: How Technology Strengthens Autocracy https://t.co/b42kGAiTvKThe Billion-Dollar Disinformation Campaign to Reelect the President https://t.co/oppSo9PxW8 https://t.co/SQ8ZUIvC98Someone used neural networks to upscale a famous 1896 video to 4k quality https://t.co/71jDVSRH4g https://t.co/rek58uEdh3
2/6
2020
If Shadow, Inc. and the Iowa Democratic Party want to reestablish trust, then they should... 1) Publish a detaile… https://t.co/u1tdN0vUWH
Retweeted by Sandro P.Never listen to Twitter if you're trying to run an actual business. https://t.co/uI0tOfPHR6
Retweeted by Sandro P.Cops can ask Ring to save any footage they want, meaning it doesn't get deleted under Ring's cloud storage plan, wh… https://t.co/hOybyubvm1
Retweeted by Sandro P.The Only Safe Election Is a Low-Tech Election - The Iowa caucus debacle proved that a 21st-century election require… https://t.co/CHOPoISttD
2/5
2020
This story pairs very well with the Super Bowl ad about how you should share all your most intimate memories with G… https://t.co/jj7XfvRfrN
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2/4
2020
Verizon commercial talking about how great 5g will be during emergencies. Is this the same Verizon that throttled t… https://t.co/YkpL0t7cEo
Retweeted by Sandro P.Lol. Bonus points for bulk reporting of police and street closures https://t.co/HViADZs69n
2/3
2020
@gerrymcgovern 100%. Measure and focus on the *right* things or it’ll be hard to process anything at allEasier to forget about a file than something tangible > People are Not Reading the e-Books they Buy Anymore… https://t.co/TyTrMBGBd0America's neo-Nazi terrorists have a powerful new patron: Vladimir Putin | Opinion by @areidross https://t.co/b25goU8O8NWelcome to World #PalindromeDay: 02 02 2020 This is the first time in over 900 years (since 11/11/1111) the date… https://t.co/yonVGY50dr
Retweeted by Sandro P.Screen reading can wreck your attention. Here’s how to save it. https://t.co/CbiEDW7Sgv https://t.co/qRm3nZXBzAMark Warner Takes on Big Tech and Russian Spies https://t.co/EDCwHMpem5 https://t.co/Pcmpki9kV9
2/2
2020
@EPICprivacy is heroic! They used FOIA to get access to details of ICE deal with Palantir ... it is creepy. Time to… https://t.co/ndvipvoAdQ
Retweeted by Sandro P.Why private micro-networks could be the future of how we connect https://t.co/pQY7uvYDSa https://t.co/Iubtk31lIa
2/1
2020
Thread 👇🏼 https://t.co/CbbZ0iHc0D
1/31
2020
2. Facebook announced that it made $7.3 BILLION in PROFIT over the last three months. You could spend just a tiny… https://t.co/4AQJzndhfd
Retweeted by Sandro P.Facebook warns the world's sudden interest in privacy will hurt its ad targeting & revenue, even as user grow: -GDP… https://t.co/wlXD86cLLK
Retweeted by Sandro P.Facebook's 2019 expenses grew $47B, up 51% vs 2018. Content moderation & safety costs are strangling the golden goo… https://t.co/fqf5FL6jEu
Retweeted by Sandro P.Terrifying. 218,000 political ads on Facebook—many with lies and hate - seen by voters perhaps 1.3 BILLION times. A… https://t.co/dJEnS97m2L
Retweeted by Sandro P. @futureofprivacy @ColoLaw @MargotKaminski @VUBrussel @JcMalgieri Completely agree that we *all* need more algorithm… https://t.co/eWvy6csmC0
1/30
2020
Facebook to Pay $550 Million to Settle Facial Recognition Suit https://t.co/DfIjunAwMpA major study of YouTube comments demonstrates role that YouTube plays in far right radicalization. It is time for… https://t.co/qgqNeHdU1F
Retweeted by Sandro P.Put simply: Facebook is facilitating the discrediting of news media. The largest political ad campaign on Facebook… https://t.co/v64gWq4Q2u
Retweeted by Sandro P. @podehaye @UBS At this point it’s safe to assume any app is sharing data with Facebook
1/29
2020
Can only imagine the data leakage here > Ring doorbell app packed with third-party trackers https://t.co/jQ4zSJv5l5 https://t.co/xXIAMiscUvJFC. Facebook’s not even trying to hide it anymore. Campbell Brown runs the news product, the Thiel connection and… https://t.co/fYcqpXiX4W @anildash This is a real problem. Their recommendation algorithms and lack of protection and moderation are a letha… https://t.co/zMHemQyExVLeaked Documents Expose the Secretive Market for Your Web Browsing Data. An Avast antivirus subsidiary sells 'Every… https://t.co/e4u8kNSZvZ
1/28
2020
Cash is gradually dying out. Will we ever have a digital alternative that offers the same mix of convenience and fr… https://t.co/0nHY5yquDG"The lesson is that privacy is public — it is a collective good that is logically & morally inseparable from the va… https://t.co/7vl1zCh1Iq
Retweeted by Sandro P.Great piece from @schneierblog Facial recognition is only one piece of the overall puzzle > We’re Banning Facial Re… https://t.co/8fcz4GEDBz
1/26
2020
Inbox: @Microsoft's @JulieSBrill lays out why the Washington Privacy Act is the next best thing in privacy legislat… https://t.co/bYW1J6fxHZ
Retweeted by Sandro P.As more iPhone users turn off Location Services, digital advertisers panic https://t.co/D2P2Mfy4YIUPDATE: The Committee to Defend the President, a major GOP SuperPAC, has run these false ads on Facebook for 6 DAYS… https://t.co/NAmO3Z3L0g
Retweeted by Sandro P.Facebook's ad policy is an absolute disgrace. https://t.co/mdOqEZx6ns
Retweeted by Sandro P.You Are Now Remotely Controlled Surveillance capitalists control the science and the scientists, the secrets and th… https://t.co/psnuOztlir
1/25
2020
The ability in iOS13/Android10 to stop apps from constantly collecting your location data is having the desired eff… https://t.co/hgeHXN4UYu
Retweeted by Sandro P.scambot text synthesized into robocall run thru automated speech recognition into voicemail transcription text - is… https://t.co/RZETZWUyoO
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1/24
2020
@jake_k @CaseyNewton Moved to @DuckDuckGo a couple of years ago and don’t regret it one bit. Search results for my… https://t.co/40WRtxivUeRead this opening statement as it is brilliant speech at an epic moment in our history. And if you’re tuning out th… https://t.co/rDPlKKcMXl
1/23
2020
This by @cwarzel No more bandaids and loopholes > We Need a Law to Save Us From Dystopia. It’s not too late. And it… https://t.co/5jaKI1wcbg
1/22
2020
Important thread about coordinated online harassment and @Facebook’s abdication of all responsibility https://t.co/vTO51kvitI
1/20
2020

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