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Re: Have the Big Tech Giants got too much power ?

There was no breach.

Researchers that work to archive as much of the internet as possible, effectively copied posts by Parler to be hosted in the internet archives. The thing becomes funny and shows the technical ineptitude of Parler (if not malice) as deleted posts were not actually deleted. Instead, the Parler server would tag the post as "deleted" and would keep it and just not show it in the site. It was done in such an amateur way that researchers could easily retrieve these "deleted" trades.

Additionally Parler would not strip metadata from pictures and videos, so if someone uploaded them with GPS information, timestamps etc the information was persisted. So you know what username took which video at which location and at which time. And if I'm not mistaken Parler requested ID for users, so a privacy nightmare all in all
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