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Read "Smartphone App User Are Data Mined Even When Not Using the Apps" Published Feb 13, 2019 by The Epoch Times.  This article exposes the fact that apps such as Facebook and Amazon data mine users even when the user is not on the Facebook or Amazon platforms or using the apps.

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Read "Telecom and Tech Giant Conflict of Interest and Competition Violations: Part 1" Published Jan 30, 2019 by The Epoch Times.  This article exposes potential violation of antitrust & unfair competition laws between telecom providers such as AT&T and technology providers such as Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and others. 

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Read "Telecom and Tech Giant Conflict of Interest and Competition Violations: Part 2" Published Feb 1, 2019 by The Epoch Times 

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Read "Apple's CES Privacy Claim is Misleading" Published Jan 11, 2019 by The Epoch Times.  This article exposes Apple's relationship with Google plus how Apple apps enable the developer to surveil and data mine the Apple product user for financial gain.  

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Read "Facebook and Google Congressional Hearings: Meaningless Resolve and Phony Apologies" Published Dec 06, 2018 by the Epoch Times. Mr. Lee was an advisor to the Senate and House Judiciary Committees Regarding the 2018 Facebook and Google congressional hearings.  This article exposes the fact that the senate and house judiciary committees did not address many issues Mr. Lee brought to both committees' attention.

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 Read "Google Distributes Surveillance Technology Developed by Chinese Company (Baidu)" Published Dec 19, 2018 by the Epoch Times. This article exposes surveillance and data mining technology, associated with the Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone, developed by Google and Baidu a nation-sate Chinese company and Google content developer. 

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 Read "Business Users of Smartphone May Be Breaking the Law" Published Dec 4, 2018.  This article exposes the fact that smartphone users who work within a confidential and protected environment such as the defense industry and government may be breaking the law when using a smartphone that is supported by the android OS and Apple iOS due to Google and Apple's surveillance and data mining business practices. 

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Read "Are Smart Phone User Agreements and Harmful Technology Legal? Part 1" Published Nov 7, 2018.  This article focuses on the legality regarding Facebook and Google addictive apps that are supported by terms of use that may be illegal according to existing consumer laws governed by the FTC and state AGs.

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 Read "Are Smart Phone User Agreements and Harmful Technology Legal? Part 1" Published Nov 27, 2018.  

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 Read "Smartphone Surveillance and Data-Mining: Who is Protecting Us? Part 1" Published Nov 1, 2018.  This article centers in on the fact that government agencies, law makers and telecom providers are not protecting telecom product users from predatory surveillance and data mining business practices employed by tech giants such as Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and others

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 Read "Smartphone Surveillance and Data-Mining: Who is Protecting Us? Part 2" Published Nov 5, 2018. 

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Background Info- Rex M. Lee

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Mr. Lee's Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone terms of use and preinstalled content report and analysis was used by the Department of Homeland Security for the DHS Study on Mobile Device Security which was published in April of 2017.


Mr. Lee has over 35 years of tech and telecom industry experience which includes enterprise platform and software development.  


Mr. Lee is a privacy, cyber security and data security advisor centered on telecommunications and connected technology.


Mr. Lee is a Senior Analyst/Intelligence & Strategy Advisor for BLACKOPS Partners in Washington, D.C.


Mr. Lee is a freelance technology journalist. Mr. Lee has written articles for MissionCritical Communications Magazine, Money Masters, The Wireless Messaging News and The Epoch Times (NYC).  


Mr. Lee is an experienced public speaker. Mr. Lee speaks at trade shows centered on the defense industry and critical infrastructure.  


Since 2013, Mr. Lee has been researching the terms of use and preinstalled ("rooted") content (apps, etc.) that support smartphones, tablet PCs and connected products which are supported by the android OS, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows OS.  


Mr. Lee has written numerous smartphone, tablet PC and connected product terms of use and preinstalled ("rooted") content reports & analysis.  The smartphone, tablet PC and connected product reports have exposed civil liberty, privacy, cyber security and safety threats associated with smartphones, tablet PCs and connected products supported by the android OS, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows OS.  


Mr. Lee's smartphone, tablet PC and connected product reports have been submitted to the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), FCC, FTC, State AGs, law makers, AT&T, T-Mobile, Google, Apple and Samsung.


Mr. Lee's Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone terms of use and preinstalled content report and analysis was used by the Department of Homeland Security for the DHS Study on Mobiled Device Security which was published in April of 2017.


Mr. Lee is the only person in the world to have leveraged T-Mobile and Verizon into admitting that smartphones, tablet PCs and connected products supported by the android OS, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows OS are not private, secure or safe due to preinstalled surveillance and data mining technology in the form of apps, widgets and other intrusive content developed by Google, Apple and Microsoft:


T-Mobile Admission: “We, too, remember a time before smartphones when it was reasonable to conclude that when you activated service with T-Mobile that only T-Mobile would have access to our personal information. However, with the Samsung Galaxy Note, the iPhone, and many other devices, there are indeed a variety of parties that may collect and use information.” — T-Mobile Privacy Team (FCC Consumer Complaint #423849 Filed by Rex M. Lee/Public Record).


Verizon Admission: “We have reviewed your request at the highest levels of our organization and have confirmed that the only solutions to make a phone private and secure are available through third parties, not directly from Verizon…. Additionally,  Verizon is not equipped to address preinstalled solutions or applications on any device” – July 02, 2018


Mr. Lee was a key advisor for two U.S. Senators plus the Senate and House Judiciary Committees regarding the Facebook and Google congressional hearings that took place in 2018 involving Mark Zuckerberg, CEO/Chairman, Facebook, and Sundar Pichia, CEO, Google.


Mr. Lee is providing valuable information pertaining to surveillance and data mining busienss practices employed by tech and telecom giants to the public for free.


Contact Rex M. Lee at: RLee@MySmartPrivacy.com or (210) 639-6035