Is Effective Measure another Cambridge Analytica?
In this wide-ranging chat with Mohandas TG, we talk about the history of media in Kerala and how an Australian Company Effective Measure (EM) has tools that monitor and sell their data to their “clients”. EM is collecting private information of the users from India in a big way and publications like Malayala Manorama and Mathrubhumi are partnered with them in stealing personal data without the user being aware of it.
Manorama online is their valued client.
Manorama online appears in their most values customer list in their sales brochures. The Monitor app can be downloaded and installed on your Android based Smart Phone by clicking the link below:
Click here to download LUMEN PRIVACY MONITOR
ICSI Haystack Project
The Haystack Project is an academic initiative led by independent academic researchers at ICSI–UC Berkeley and IMDEA Networks in collaboration with UMass and Stony Brook University. At the core of the project is the Lumen app, an Android app that analyzes your mobile traffic and helps you to identify privacy leaks inflicted by your apps and the organizations collecting this information.
The Haystack Project is an academic initiative led by independent academic researchers at ICSI—UC Berkeley and IMDEA Networks in collaboration with UMass and Stony Brook University. At the core of the project is the Lumen app, an Android app that analyzes your mobile traffic and helps you to identify privacy leaks inflicted by your apps and the organizations collecting this information.
Your phone hosts a rich array of information about you and your activities. This includes a range of identifiers, location data and even your contacts list. Often time, apps collect such privacy-sensitive information and share it with third parties such as ad networks and analytics services without your consent for advertising and tracking purposes.
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