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Royal Bank of Scotland turns its back on the Fred Goodwin era

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It has moody black and white images and a poetic voiceover with a social message. The words “we are blind” accompany images of a crowd walking past a woman sitting in a doorway. Few would guess, when the images are screened in an interval of Sunday’s X Factor, that they are an advert for NatWest bank.

WhatsApp privacy backlash: Facebook angers users by harvesting their data

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one: Facebook rolls out a new feature and/or acquires a new company, vowing to protect the privacy of its users’ personal information with its last dying breath. A year or two later, it backtracks and decides it wants spin your data into gold after all – and if users don’t like it, they can delete their accounts.

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