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WikiLeaks Just Published A Ton Of Credit Card And Social Security Numbers

WikiLeaks firmly believes in radical transparency, the idea that the world would be better if there were no secrets. That level of transparency can be used for good, like the time the site published a video called “Collateral Murder” showing innocent journalists shot to oblivion by US troops in 2010. But not always.


France Is Mad About Microsoft Collecting Windows 10 User Data Without Their Consent

France isn’t into Microsoft collecting user data without its consent. The CNIL, France’s National Commission on Informatics and Liberty, issued a formal notice telling the company it has three months to cut it out. If Microsoft fails to comply, the CNIL will issue a sanction against the company.


Experts: Kanye And Kim Could Both Be Prosecuted Over Taylor Swift Phone Call

Kanye West could face criminal charges over releasing a recording of a phone call West had with Taylor Swift, according to three legal experts who spoke with Gizmodo. Not only that, but West’s wife Kim Kardashian could also face charges for publishing the recording of the phone call on her Snapchat.


Kanye West May Have Broken The Law By Recording Phone Call With Taylor Swift

Yesterday, Kim Kardashian released video snippets of Kanye West talking to Taylor Swift on the phone about lyrics in his then upcoming song “Famous”. But because West apparently didn’t inform Swift that he was recording the call, he may have broken US federal wiretapping law.


10 Predictions About The Future That Should Scare The Hell Out Of You

Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road

The future looks bright, except when it doesn’t. Here are 10 exceptionally regrettable developments we can expect in the coming decades.


Get Medieval On Intruders With This Retractable Fencing

There are lots of ways to prevent people from trespassing on your property, including moats, drawbridges and roaming packs of dogs. But if those tried and true medieval approaches clash with your design aesthetics, you can instead surround your home with a new approach to fencing that secretly retracts and disappears right into the ground.


US Senator Al Franken Demands That Pokémon GO Creator Explain Its Data Policies

US Senator Al Fraken, best known to the internet as a champion for net neutrality, wants answers from Niantic, the developer of Pokémon GO, about how exactly it’s collecting and storing user data.


Facebook Uses Your Location Data To Suggest Friends

In case there was ever doubt, it’s not a coincidence that after a night at the bar, someone you met there pops up in your Facebook “people you may know” the next morning.


Stop Facebook From Following You Around The Web

As it often does, Facebook recently tweaked the way its advertising (and privacy) settings work, which means you now have extra options when it comes to stopping your social media activities from following you around the web. Here are the new and old settings you need to know about.


How To Fix Your Privacy On Android

We’ve already shown you how to take control of your privacy settings on Apple’s iOS and now it’s time to turn our attention to Google’s mobile operating system. Follow the tips below to limit what apps can access, the amount of personal data leaked back to the cloud, how much attention Google is paying to what you do on your smartphone, and more.


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