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Washington Post: You downloaded FaceApp. Here’s what you’ve just done to your privacy.

Washington Post: You downloaded FaceApp. Here’s what you’ve just done to your privacy. . “When an app goes viral, how can you know whether it’s all good fun — or covertly violating your privacy by, say, sending your face to the Russian government? 66 more words

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Courthouse News: Class Claims AT&T Sold Their Real-Time Locations to Bounty Hunters

Courthouse News: Class Claims AT&T Sold Their Real-Time Locations to Bounty Hunters. “Despite assurances to the contrary, AT&T has been selling its customers’ location data to creditors, bounty hunters, landlords, prison officials, and all sorts of third parties, according to data privacy watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation in a federal class action filed Tuesday.”

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MIT Sloan Management Review: Casting the Dark Web in a New Light

MIT Sloan Management Review: Casting the Dark Web in a New Light. “The value chain model developed by Harvard Business School’s Michael E. Porter offers a process-based view of business.6 When applied to cybercrime, it reveals that the dark web — that part of the internet that has been intentionally hidden, is inaccessible through standard web browsers, and facilitates criminal activities — serves as what Porter called a value system. 66 more words

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Reuters: In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data

Reuters: In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians’ financial data. “Bulgaria’s finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers’ financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult’s personal records.”

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Louisville Courier Journal: Zillow says Kentucky is overcharging for public real estate records. So it's suing

Louisville Courier-Journal: Zillow says Kentucky is overcharging for public real estate records. So it’s suing. “In the lawsuit, Zillow is challenging the constitutionality of a Kentucky law that allows government agencies to charge ‘commercial’ parties such as Zillow much more for access to public records than other ‘noncommercial’ companies. “

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