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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning – Soundings Online

Mention drowning and we all tend to envision a person in the water waving his hands, splashing and screaming for help. That’s not even remotely close to what a drowning person looks like, writes Mario Vittone in this week’s Lifelines: Safety And Rescue At Sea blog.
— Read on www.soundingsonline.com/

As a professional ocean lifeguard with over 70 rescues, this article is 100% true. –R. Michael Brown, Former Lieutenant Boca Raton Beach Patrol

In the middle of the night do you know who your phone is talking to?

In the middle of the night do you know who your phone is talking to? Apple promises privacy, but iPhone apps share your data with trackers, ad companies and research firms – The Washington Post Apple promises privacy, but iPhone apps share your data with trackers, ad companies and research firms – The Washington Post

We ran a privacy experiment to see how many hidden trackers are running from the apps on our iPhone. The tally is astounding.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/05/28/its-middle-night-do-you-know-who-your-iphone-is-talking/

FTC targets suspicious ad claims by diamond and non-hi pot CBD brands: Marketer’s Brief | AdAge

FTC targets suspicious ad claims by diamond and CBD brands: Marketer’s Brief | AdAge
— Read on adage.com/article/cmo-strategy/ftc-targets-suspicious-ad-claims-diamond-cbd-brands/317226

Our Robocall Nightmare May Be Coming to an End – The Upgrade – Medium

My phone vibrates and I glance at the screen, noting the call’s “917” area code — the same as my own number. “New York City,” I note. “Might be important.” The call is from a fake credit card company…
— Read on medium.com/s/the-upgrade/our-robocall-nightmare-may-be-coming-to-an-end-b6d15a4486fa