20180705 If You Have Been Reading The Headlines

Keith I MyersKeith I Myers2018-07-05 21:03:48-0400 – Updated: 2018-07-05 21:03:48-0400If you have been reading the headlines over the past few days, you may have been lead to believe that Google’s email service was hacked. Earlier this week, The Business Insider released a horrible article that lightly plagiarized a Paywalled Wall Street…

Fact Checking Wall Street Journal/Business Insider’s – “Google reportedly allows outside app developers to read people’s Gmails”

Shared with: Public, Marty Ballard+1’d by: Vito Vizziato, Marty Ballard, Jason TschohlReshared by: Jason Tschohleric peacock – 2018-07-05 23:21:53-0400Nice to see an article with some common sense about the matter.
I get notifications from Google, whether in Gmail or drive or even Android system, at least 3 – 4 times per year reminding me to review my account security.
And that account security page is one of the absolute easiest “advanced” Google tools to use. eric peacock – 2018-07-05 23:25:11-0400But, to answer your question, as to why all these media outlets and sites are producing misleading articles – it’s the same thing that the media does with everything else; to promote hype and a degree of fear-mongering.

I blame Mitt Romney for normalizing the concept that “we won’t be dictated by facts”.Marty Ballard – 2018-07-06 08:44:41-0400Great article, hope you don’t mind that I shared it. Keith I Myers – 2018-07-06 09:32:37-0400+Marty Ballard Of course not

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