Siren Servers #1: Facebook: How to Reclaim Our Children's Data


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Facebook collected massive amounts of information on our tweens and teenagers before the age of consent. How do we get that data back--is it even possible?

This episode features an interview with Sahiba Sindhu of Consumer Watchdog on the legality of Facebook and other tech companies spying on our children, and how to get our kids' data and privacy back.

Additional Resources:

Download the archive of information Google has collected on you or your child. Review and delete as desired:

Download information Facebook has collected on you or your child. Review and delete or restrict (if possible):

Right to be Forgotten Law: Currently only California offers the right to be forgotten to minors in the United States.

No Free Lunch on Facebook”: Article by Sahiba Sindhu of Consumer Watchdog about Mark Zuckerberg's testimony to U.S. Congress.

Learn about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which the European Union adopted on May 25, 2018. Organizations like Consumer Watchdog are fighting to get a similar set of protections passed for Americans.

Additional organizations Sahiba mentioned in the interview:

Music in this podcast is from “Concrete Jungle” by Au/Ra:

The artwork for the Siren Servers podcast is a segment of the 1891 painting by John William Waterhouse titled "Ulysses and the Sirens." The painting can be viewed at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

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