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What Surveillance Valley knows about you

Google is very secretive about the exact nature of its for-profit intel operation and how it uses the petabytes of data it collects on us every single day for financial gain. 461 more words

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The Second Class Citizens of the Google Cafeteria

A rising wind raises all rideshare helicopters–or so the pixel Pollyannas of the Valley would have you think, all progress and prosperity. And the… Read…

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Research shows how MacBook Webcams can spy on their users without warning

The woman was shocked when she received two nude photos of herself by e-mail. The photos had been taken over a period of several months — without her knowledge — by the built-in camera on her laptop.

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Disruptions: Internet's Sad Legacy: No More Secrets

Snapchat’s privacy page explains that private images are stored on someone’s phone — and on its own servers. “Forensically, even after they are deleted,” Snapchat says, those images can be retrieved. 59 more words

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Video Games' race problem goes all the way to the top

This article is about whether the video game has a race problem or not. what we really need to fix is an insular industry, and a gaming culture that punishes people for bringing up race.  79 more words

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Positives and Negatives of Video Games

There is always controversy about whether video games are good or bad for children. Some argue that they make kids less active and social, where others argue that it is in fact a social activity and helps kids gain certain skills. 119 more words

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Cyber Bullying Leads to Girl's Suicide, Charges Dropped

Florida judges dropped charges against two girls who had cyber bullied a 12-year-old girl, Rebecca Sedwick, for a month, leading to her suicide this past October. 61 more words

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