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2009 Claps
Massive housing leak exposed buyer documents

An unprotected server leaked 24 million sensitive housing documents not once...

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If you live in the U.S. and bought a house sometime over the last decade, your information may be...
The logos of Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp linked together.

Could Facebook’s messenger merger signal dark days for WhatsApp users?

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently announced plans to merge his three dominant messaging services: Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp....
Facebook Meme Challenge Data Mining

Facebook’s 10-Year Challenge went from nostalgic to dystopian real quick

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A seemingly innocuous photo op with a potentially seedy underside, the 10-Year Challenge is the latest Facebook fad to...
The U.S. government shutdown causes privacy problems

In U.S. government shutdown, your privacy takes a hit

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Now well into its third week, the U.S. government shutdown has officially become the longest in history. More than...

Cloudy skies ahead: LA is suing the Weather Channel for selling...

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The city of LA is suing the Weather Company, a subsidiary of IBM, for secretly mining and selling user...
An image of Facebook downvoting ad blockers

Facebook vs. ad blockers: No matter who wins, you lose

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In the latest chapter of Facebook’s war against ad blockers, developers have reported that the social media king has...
France is dropping Google

France is bidding adieu to Google in favor of a more...

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While the U.S. government is working to tighten its grip over citizens’ personal privacy, Europe’s new policy regulations are...
A Swedish flag fashioned to look like a thumbs up.

Swedes are inserting tiny microchips under their skin

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Fed up with carrying cumbersome keychains and bulky wallets? Why not copy a growing number of Swedes and implant...
The New Zealand flag faded in the background with a phone in front of it with a picture of a kiwi bird drawn like a fingerprint.

Headed to New Zealand? Prepare to unlock your phone at Customs

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Something fishy’s brewing down under—and it’s not just fish and chips. This month New Zealand introduced a highly invasive...
Southwest Airlines logo flying high in the sky! Bypass "Access Denied" and book Southwest flights overseas with a VPN.

Access granted: How to use Southwest Airlines overseas

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If you’re reading this, chances are you already know a thing or two about VPNs. Maybe you’ve even used...

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