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[IW]John McAfee’s New Cognizant App Puts an End to Spying

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John McAfee speaks with David Knight regarding a new development to combat government snooping.

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It seems like a trap lol
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It seems like a trap lol

What does? The app?
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What does? The app?

I donnu, McAfee was a terrible software that couldnt protect your computer...
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I thought he has a network of spyware across the globe...

I don't think I trust ANYTHING coming from this guy or his company.
 
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Why do so many people think this guy is out to get you when you KNOW you're being watched by others. I think some watch little too much Fox news and live in a fantasy world.. of course if you know more than just some biased article feel free to post about it.
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he mentions in the video a little gold nugget. his app would have a terrible rating.

not sure if this is a way to buy his affections back into the states?

sadly .. trust knowone but your own knowledge when it comes to I.T and if in doubt .. don't use it.
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I donnu, McAfee was a terrible software that couldnt protect your computer...

Well, for one, McAfee was only in charge of his company for a short time, I believe it was only around three to five years. He sold his shares of his company, because he was getting tired of the direction the other share holders wanted to take it, which was a direction McAfee could see as one being a just for profit company, than one of fighting computer viruses. That is why their software went down hill fast after he left. He even sued them later, to take his name off of the product, for the simple fact, that he didn't like how bad it had become(the software) after he left the company.

So, in reality, McAfee isn't to blame for how bad his original software had been handled by the corporation after he left. He has talked about this many times since he left that company.
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if this APP does exactly what it says then im all for it. Alot of people hate john but if you look at john to me it really seems like he is fed up with government & just spying in general. I usually dont pay alot of attention to what I download such as android games and some apps so lets see what this app finds on my phone.

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he mentions in the video a little gold nugget. his app would have a terrible rating.

not sure if this is a way to buy his affections back into the states?

sadly .. trust knowone but your own knowledge when it comes to I.T and if in doubt .. don't use it.

Were you paying attention to what he was talking about, and showing in the video while he said that? He was talking about an app that the studio was using, and they showed them using it in the video. The rating his software gave it was very low., and recommended that the user delete it.
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