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Tech seeks life after death for accounts - By Kate Tummarello - 07/24/14 06:00 AM EDT

Members of the tech industry and estate lawyers are pushing Congress to tweak an email privacy law to ensure that digital accounts don’t die when their users do. 536 more words


Iraq conflict breeds cyber-war among rival factions 22 July 2014 Last updated at 07:32 ETBy Mark Ward Technology correspondent, BBC News

The conflicts in Iraq and Syria have a parallel cyber-element, research suggests

A cyber-civil war is being waged alongside the armed conflict in Iraq, research by security firms suggests. 592 more words

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Edward Snowden says NSA treats nude file photos as ‘fringe benefit’ - By Cheryl K. Chumley ` Friday, July 18, 2014

Edward Snowden’s latest revelation about the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities is to say that agents who stumble across photographs of naked individuals in their files don’t exactly treat them as sensitive documents. 331 more words

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Bill Gates’ Internet Doomsday Prophesy Comes True - Kyle Chayka   07.17.14

In 1995, Bill Gates sent a (now infamous) memo warning of the Internet’s impact. Now, with the news of 18,000 layoffs at Microsoft, Gates’ words are truer than ever. 527 more words


Nothing You Do Matters in This Game, But You’ll Still Obsess Over It BY BO MOORE 07.18.14 | 6:30 AM

How do you draw “privacy”?

The first thing Mountain asks me to do is to scribble a series of black-and-white pictures in response to various, seemingly randomly generated, weighty prompts. 325 more words

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Privacy fight returns for cyber bill - By Julian Hattem - 07/12/14 11:45 PM EDT

Privacy advocates are dusting off a months-old campaign to block cybersecurity legislation that they warn would send too much personal information into government hands.

After failing to prevent a similar bill from passing through the House last year, advocates now want to make sure that the Senate can’t finish the job and send the bill to the president’s desk. 639 more words