This is a public service broadcast from Bazaar Daily News. If you are using the platform known as X owned by Elon Musk you need to see this right now it’s very important.
Let’s take a look.
Beginning tomorrow, a series of changes that allow the platform to scoop up varying kinds of data about you are set to take flight. Those changes include: demanding users turn over government IDs with a selfie, reading and accessing user DMs to train AI, using tweets to train AI, and yes the ID thing looks like it would be required unless it is somehow blocked by a judge.
THEY INTEND TO STORE THIS INFORMATION IN A DATA CENTRE IN ISRAEL ACCORDING TO THEIR TERMS OF SERVICE. YOU READ THAT CORRECTLY AND READ IT AGAIN. YOUR DATA INCLUDING YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUES I.D WILL BE STORED BY AN IDENTITY VERIFICATION SERVICE THAT EXISTS IN ISRAE FOR UP TO 30 DAYS.
An article published a few days ago by The Verge appears to suggest this is for paid users, although, it is unclear if this would be rolled out to everyone. Regardless it is probably not a good idea to hand over your data to apartheid Israel. Reading this late? Here’s how you can request an archive of your account before deletion.
1 – Login to your Twitter account.
2 – In the left-hand pane, click More.
3 – Click Settings and Support.
4 – Click Settings and privacy.
5 – In the “Your account” section, click Download an archive of your data.
6 – Enter your Twitter password and then click the Confirm button.
7 – Click the Request archive button.