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Google lifts lid on FBI data requests: Now you can read actual letters online (ZDNet)

ZDNet: Google lifts lid on FBI data requests: Now you can read actual letters online. “Google has expanded the National Security Letter section of its Transparency Report with new examples of National Security Letters (NSLs) that it’s received from the FBI and is now cleared to disclose.”

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Gizmodo: How to Avoid Getting Tracked as You Browse the Web

Gizmodo: How to Avoid Getting Tracked as You Browse the Web. “As privacy barriers have gradually been eroded online, it’s become harder and harder to keep control over what you’re revealing to the websites you visit when you open up a web browser. 40 more words

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Who's behind the lens?

Every now and then when I’m on my laptop writing assignments or scrolling through Facebook I find myself looking up and noticing this tiny eye staring back at me. 682 more words

the Circle...

I saw that movie. The Circle. I saw it. With some friends.

Sucked. But not completely. ‘It was interesting, but boring.’ I told my friends. ‘How can it be both of those things?’ They ask. 984 more words

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Privacy in Our Cyber Spaces

In the not so distant past, perhaps only as recently as a decade ago, there were three prevailing attitudes to the internet; avoidance, cautious acceptance, and pioneering exploration. 969 more words

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Digital surveillance detrimental to learning, expert says

Digital monitoring of students’ and teachers’ online activities is having a negative effect on learning in Canadian classrooms.

That was one of the messages conveyed during a one-day workshop entitled Privacy Implications in the Networked Classroom, which took place at Barnett House on Thursday, Jan. 93 more words

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