It’s time to recognize the Internet as a basic human right

“It’s time to recognize the Internet as a basic human right. That means guaranteeing affordable access for all, ensuring Internet packets are delivered without commercial or political discrimination, and protecting the privacy and freedom of Web users regardless of where they live.”

Tim Berners-Lee, the computer scientist who invented the World Wide Web

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Who’s Watching the Watchmen?

This permission allows the app

 

• Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.

• Allows the app to record audio with microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

• Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

A few of the permissions in the T&C for Facebook’s Messenger app.

via HuffPo