Yesterday, TOC examined the Washington Post‘s disgust with Google and Apple for not creating a centralized database so government can retain information about each American’s whereabouts at all times.
I applaud both companies for this nod to privacy, but there is a catch or two when you consider Google’s other activities.
Google appears to fear the possible widespread condemnation of any such tracking app much more than any outcry over other surveillance and thought control initiatives.
Big Tech Is Turning Hospitals Into Real-Time Surveillance Centers
That’s not creepy. Right? I mean who would object to HD video of the insertion of their Foley catheter?
Personally, I regret not having a picture of my testicles when they were the size of volleyballs from IV fluids. It’s hard to get people to believe it. Nobody has ever asked to see a picture, though.
But a video? Think of the viral monetization potential with the right caption. If U of M had been filming it, I’m sure some interns would be streaming it even now.
YouTube Auto Deletes Comments With Terms That Insult Chinese Communist Party
I wonder if YouTube keeps a log of these auto-deleted CCP criticisms in order to match them up with your Google searches for “Wuhan flu.” You know, just in case evidence is needed later in the show-trials.