Nice to see that we let Dow sell more cancerous insecticides, just because they asked for it.
The loophole also expanded a key market for Dow, allowing it to sell millions more pounds of chemicals across a state that provides the United States with nearly half of all its fruits, vegetables and nuts.
In an interview, Helliker maintained that his decision to alter the pesticide policy in 2002 didn’t put Californians in danger. Because the state’s regulations average cancer risk over a lifetime, Dow and state regulators said, it’s fine for people to be exposed to more 1,3-D in some years as long as it evens out over time.
So we all know one of Google’s main motto: “Don’t be evil”
well this article would make it seem as if that motto is no longer in effect.
Just in case you did not know already about your social media posts, but it seems now that there is a way to search all of your posts as if you were a law enforcement officer. I am going to echo the one point from the article, that it is the company is probably not doing anything illegal since most social platforms consider any post you make to be a part of the public domain.
A second article caught my eye as well . . . . . .
A customer has filed a lawsuit against Comcast, claiming a privacy violation. In the lawsuit the customer is claiming that he did not give permission to share his information with anyone. The plantif claims that Comcast still disclosed personally identifying information as part of a complaint, including his name, to his employer, which resulted in the plantif being fired from his job. disturbing.