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Google report reveals sharp increase in government requests for users' data

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Authorities made more than 20,000 requests in first half of 2012, with US government making most demands for online detailsGovernment surveillance of their citizens' online lives is rising sharply around the world, according to Google's latest report on requests to remove content and hand over user data to official agencies.In...
Google report reveals sharp increase in government requests for users' data
ID thieves "dox" Joe Biden, Jay-Z, Michelle Obama, and dozens more

Boot up: ISPs v piracy, will Windows Phone update?, how Wordpress infected Macs and more

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Plus Schiller v Instagram, who is Tim Lindholm?, the new narcissism and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamVerizon: Half of our first-quarter smartphone sales were iPhones >> AllThingsDApple's iPhone continues to sell well at Verizon, though not quite as...
Boot up: ISPs v piracy, will Windows Phone update?, how Wordpress infected Macs and more

Owner of spoof Northcliffe boss Twitter account prepares US legal challenge

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Person behind Steve Auckland parody seeks advice after they claim Twitter will reveal their personal details in daysThe person behind a parody account of a senior Daily Mail & General Trust executive is preparing a legal challenge in the US after Twitter said it would reveal their personal details within...
Owner of spoof Northcliffe boss Twitter account prepares US legal challenge

Ohio man charged for Anonymous-sponsored attacks on police websites

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An Ohio man has been charged with hacking into two websites controlled by law enforcement groups after he posted Twitter messages boasting of the intrusions, which were carried out under the banner of "CabinCr3w," an offshoot of the Anonymous hacking collective. John Anthony Borell III of Toledo, Ohio, was...
Ohio man charged for Anonymous-sponsored attacks on police websites

Facebook we have a problem

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Leo Laporte is now claiming that Facebook is deleting and banning a radio station’s Facebook identity to allegedly remove comments about Facebook’s privacy stance. This worries me a LOT more than whether or not you’ve taken private details like our social graph and forced them to be public. This...
Facebook we have a problem

Google to be investigated over data cover-up claims

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Information commissioner says it is likely highly private details were deliberately captured from internet usersGoogle is facing mounting pressure after the information commissioner launched an investigation into claims that it orchestrated a cover-up of its capture of emails, passwords and medical records of people in the UK.The UK data watchdog...
Google to be investigated over data cover-up claims

The Details Of What Information The Police Can Suck Out Of Your Phone

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We've been troubled by a series of court rulings that have given police broad powers to search mobile phones without a warrant. California lawmakers tried to pass some legislation preventing such searches, but Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill to keep law enforcement happy. Of course, most people have no...
The Details Of What Information The Police Can Suck Out Of Your Phone
Your Public Facebook 'Likes' Reveal Very Private Details About You

Google Buys Minority Stake In Vevo, And Refutes Donkey-Killing Allegations

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The deal between YouTube's parent company and the online music service hasn't yet been finalized. But who cares? Let's talk ass! Google is yet again investing in video. The boys at Mountain View are said to be close to acquiring a minority stake in music video site Vevo. The...
Google Buys Minority Stake In Vevo, And Refutes Donkey-Killing Allegations
Bring your own device, but who owns your data?

HSBC puts MPs under microscope

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HSBC is targeting MPs with data requests after categorising them as 'politically exposed persons', and may close accounts if they don't complyHSBC has targeted MPs with demands for sensitive private information as part of a crackdown by the bank on "politically exposed" customers. The move has left some feeling they...
HSBC puts MPs under microscope

Pirate Bay Founder Charged With Hacking Companies and a Bank

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In late August 2012, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm was deported from Cambodia to Sweden. Initially it was thought that Gottfrid had been taken to serve the prison time he was handed for his involvement in The Pirate Bay, but quickly it become clear the authorities also had other things...
Pirate Bay Founder Charged With Hacking Companies and a Bank

Nurse cleared of Stepping Hill poisoning sues police

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Rebecca Leighton is claiming aggravated damages from Greater Manchester police for breach of privacy and negligenceA nurse cleared of poisoning hospital patients is suing the police for up to £100,000 after officers allegedly leaked her name to the media and made public her private Facebook account.Rebecca Leighton was arrested by...
Nurse cleared of Stepping Hill poisoning sues police

Microsoft's Surface line of tablets to go on sale at midnight, October 26th

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TNW received an invite this morning to an event in New York City, concerning the launch of Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets. Here’s our invite, which we have edited slightly to cover up the event’s private details: According to The Verge, a Microsoft spokesperson has stated that the Surface, as expected, will...
Microsoft's Surface line of tablets to go on sale at midnight, October 26th
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