A California federal judge has rejected a lawsuit that alleged data of Walmart Inc customers had been compromised. The rejection came on a technical ground, when the judge found that California's privacy laws cannot be applied retroactively.
With WhatsApp and Twitter’s questionable policies, there is a likelihood of customers shifting to block chain technology. This is used in Bitcoins and could give better privacy protection due to its encryption technology.
Thanks to the pandemic, Big Tech has emerged with huge profits and enormous clout over individuals and governments, including sanctions against the president of the most powerful country in the world. Have the Big Five collectively become the new superpower?