Author Archives: David Lindsay Jr

About David Lindsay Jr

David Lindsay is the author of "The Tay Son Rebellion, Historical Fiction of Eighteenth- Century Vietnam," that covers a bloody civil war from 1770 to 1802. It was published by Footmad and Cherry Blossom Press on September 11, 2017. Find more about it at TheTaySonRebellion.com, also known as, DavidLindsayJr.com.

Editorial | Can Facebook Be Cut Down to Size? – The New York Times

When the government broke up the telephone system in 1984, the fact that AT&T could count most citizens as customers and that it was arguably the best-run telephone company in the world was not deemed compelling enough to preserve its … Continue reading

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Stop Facebook tracking you across the web- change these settings | ZDNet

Head to this link (and sign in if you have to), then make sure the “Ads on apps and websites off of the Facebook Companies” option is turned “no.” And that’s it. The caveat is that you may see ads … Continue reading

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Apple Shuns the Tech Industry’s Apology Tour – The New York Times

Monday, the company said its Safari web browser would disable tracking software, or cookies, that advertising companies like Facebook and Google embed in websites to track users’ activity across the internet. via Apple Shuns the Tech Industry’s Apology Tour – … Continue reading

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Apple Shuns the Tech Industry’s Apology Tour – The New York Times

Monday, the company said its Safari web browser would disable tracking software, or cookies, that advertising companies like Facebook and Google embed in websites to track users’ activity across the internet. via Apple Shuns the Tech Industry’s Apology Tour – … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Device Partnerships Explained – The New York Times

Facebook has said that some of the device partners store Facebook users’ — and their friends’ — data on their own servers. But Facebook has also said that regardless of where the information is stored, its partners are bound by … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Trade War Primer – The New York Times

At the moment, the Trumpian trade war appears to be on. And I’ve been getting some questions from readers about how this is possible. Congress, after all, hasn’t voted to back out of our trade agreements, and one suspects that … Continue reading

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John Brennan: I will speak out until integrity returns to the White House – The Washington Post

By John Brennan June 1 John Brennan served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 to January 2017. My first visit to the Oval Office came in October 1990, when I was a 35-year-old CIA officer. Iraqi … Continue reading

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Opinion | A Trade War Primer – by Paul Krugman – NYT

At the moment, the Trumpian trade war appears to be on. And I’ve been getting some questions from readers about how this is possible. Congress, after all, hasn’t voted to back out of our trade agreements, and one suspects that … Continue reading

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Opinion | What Happens When Abortion Is Banned? – By Michelle Oberman – NYT

Abortifacient drugs have become so readily available in places like Chile and El Salvador that it has become impossible to enforce abortion bans. That was also the case in Ireland, where by some accounts, before last month’s legalization vote, at … Continue reading

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Facebook Gave Device Makers Deep Access to Data on Users and Friends – The New York Times

As Facebook sought to become the world’s dominant social media service, it struck agreements allowing phone and other device makers access to vast amounts of its users’ personal information. Facebook has reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 device makers … Continue reading

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