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Facebook's new promoted-post feature sparks privacy concerns

www.guardian.co.uk
The social network's new feature allows its users to promote their friends' posts, even if they don't want them toFacebook announced the launch of a new feature on Friday that allows users to pay to promote their friends' posts. In return for the fee, Facebook promotes the post so that...
Facebook's new promoted-post feature sparks privacy concerns

Say hello to Facebook’s DC lobbying team

thenextweb.com
Here at TNW we stay away from politics and policy as we can, keeping as close to technology-specific topics and issues as possible. However, the worlds of technology and politics are increasingly intertwined as privacy, Internet regulation, taxation, and other issues rise to the forefront of the minds of both...
Say hello to Facebook’s DC lobbying team

Prism leaker steps forward, cites 'massive surveillance machine'

www.pcworld.com
The person responsible for disclosing details on the growth of U.S. government surveillance programs that exploded into public view last week has identified himself as 29-year-old Edward Snowden, a technology contractor working at the U.S. National Security Agency.In an article disclosing his identity in the Guardian newspaper, with which...
Prism leaker steps forward, cites 'massive surveillance machine'

German Gov't Inadvertently Reveals Police Monitor Gmail, Skype, Facebook & Use Snooping Malware

www.techdirt.com
Transparency is worth having for itself, since governments often tend to behave a little better when they know that someone is watching. But occasionally, requests for data turn up something big and totally unexpected because someone failed to notice quite what the information provided implies. Here's a great example spotted...
German Gov't Inadvertently Reveals Police Monitor Gmail, Skype, Facebook & Use Snooping Malware

Samsung Launches Strategy And Innovation Center, Will Invest $1.1 Billion On Innovation Through Two Funds

techcrunch.com
Samsung is already becoming one of the big heavy hitters in tech, but it’s looking to make more investments to ensure its place as the so-called “fifth horseman” alongside Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Samsung announced today that it is committing to investments in new technology, with the launch of...
Samsung Launches Strategy And Innovation Center, Will Invest $1.1 Billion On Innovation Through Two Funds
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