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    When the FBI Seizes Your Messages from Big Tech, You May Not Know for Years - Slashdot

    When America's law enforcement investigators serve tech companies with subpoenas or search warrants,"the target of the...

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    With HTTPS Everywhere, EFF Begins Plans to Eventually Deprecate 'HTTPS Everywhere' Extension - Slashdot

    The Record reports: The Electronic Frontier Foundation said it is preparing to retire the famous HTTPS...

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    Former Reddit CEO Asks: Why Is Theranos' Holmes the Only Tech CEO Facing Prosecution? - Slashdot

    Federal prosecutors allege that Elizabeth Holmes and the No. 2 at Theranos, Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani, "broke...

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    Report: In 2017 America's CIA Plotted to Kidnap Julian Assange From Ecuador - Slashdot

    "In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London,...

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    After 47 Years, US Power Company Abandons Still-Unfinished $6 Billion Nuclear Power Plant - Slashdot

    America's federally-owned electric utility, the Tennessee Valley Authority, has spent billions of dollars with nothing to...

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    110,000 Affected by Epik Breach - Including Those Who Trusted Epik to Hide Their Identity - Slashdot

    Epik's massive data breach is already affecting lives. Today the Washington Post describes a real estate...

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    Google Sues India's Competition Commission - For Sharing Its Findings About Google - Slashdot

    Google used its "huge financial muscle" to illegally hurt competitors, the Competition Commission of India found...

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    Why EFF Flew a Plane Over Apple's Headquarters - Slashdot

    EFF.org has the story: For the last month, civil liberties and human rights organizations, researchers, and...

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    Google Photos' Nude-Friendly Folders Coming To All Android Phones Soon - Slashdot

    Google Photos' Locked Folder feature, which lets you hide sensitive photos and videos from your main...

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    Engineer Devises 'UFO Patents' For US Navy - Slashdot

    Paul Ratner writes via Interesting Engineering: Theoretical inventions known as the "UFO patents" have been inflaming...

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    Are You Ready To Share Your Analprint With Big Tech? - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: For the past 10 years, Sonia Grego...

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    Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou To Be Released After Agreement With US In Wire Fraud Case - Slashdot

    The chief financial officer of Chinese tech firm Huawei will be released and allowed to return...

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    Other than Prison, Electronic Monitoring is 'the Most Restrictive Form' of Control, Research Finds - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader shares a report: In the past 18 months, as the judicial system has...

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    UK Appeals Court Rules AI Cannot Be Listed As a Patent Inventor - Slashdot

    The United Kingdom is the latest country to rule that an artificial intelligence can't be legally...

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    California Passes Law Targeting Amazon Labor Algorithms - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a...

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    Hackers Leak LinkedIn 700 Million Data Scrape - Slashdot

    A collection containing data about more than 700 million users, believed to have been scraped from...

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    CDC Panel Endorses Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For People 65 and Older - Slashdot

    A key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group unanimously voted Thursday to recommend distributing...

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    A Stalkerware Firm Is Leaking Real-Time Screenshots of People's Phones Online - Slashdot

    A stalkerware company that's designed to let customers spy on their spouses's, children's, or employees' devices...

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    Judge Releases Redacted Lunar Lander Lawsuit From Bezos' Blue Origin Against NASA-SpaceX Contract - Slashdot

    ytene writes: As reported by CNBC, the US Court of Federal Claims has released a redacted...

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    TikTokers Are Trading Stocks By Copying What Members of Congress Do - Slashdot

    TikTok users are watching financial disclosures of sitting members of Congress to help them determine which...

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    The Fed Is Evaluating Whether To Launch a Digital Currency and In What Form - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: The Federal Reserve is pushing ahead with its...

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    CIA Director 'Fuming' After Havana Syndrome Strikes Team Member In India - Slashdot

    FallOutBoyTonto shares a report from Ars Technica: A US intelligence officer traveling in India earlier this...

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    Leaked Apple Training Videos Show How the iPhone-Maker Undermines Third-Party Repair - Slashdot

    em1ly shares a report from Motherboard, which obtained leaked training videos Apple made for its authorized...

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    Virgin Media Subscribers Told To Pay 'Thousands of Pounds' To Settle Piracy Laws - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Virgin Media subscribers receiving letters accusing them of...

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    Facebook Warned Over 'Very Small' Indicator LED On Smart Glasses - Slashdot

    The Data Protection Commission in Ireland, Facebook's lead privacy regulator in Europe, has asked Facebook to...

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    Twitter To Pay $809.5 Million To Settle 2016 Lawsuit Over Growth Projections - Slashdot

    Twitter on Monday said it has agreed to pay $809.5 million to settle a class action...

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    'Freedom Hosting' Web Admin Gets 27 Years In Prison For Hosting 200+ Child Pornography Sites - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes the Record: An Irish man who ran a cheap dark web hosting...

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    What Happened After El Salvador Adopted Bitcoin as Legal Currency? - Slashdot

    Foreign Policy magazine explores just what happened after El Salvador adopted bitcoin as legal currency and...

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    Report: Boeing Official Expected to Face Criminal Charges Over Fatal Boeing 737 Max Issues - Slashdot

    "Federal prosecutors plan to criminally charge a former Boeing Co. pilot they suspect of misleading aviation...

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    Despite 'Economic Distress', Two US Nuclear Power Plants Saved From Closing Through Subsidies - Slashdot

    Slashdot reader oumuamua writes that two U.S. nuclear plants owned by Exelon "were almost shutdown prematurely...but...

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    Researchers Defeated Advanced Facial Recognition Tech Using Makeup - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Researchers have found a new and surprisingly simple...

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    Man Who Unlocked Nearly 2 Million AT&T Phones Gets 12 Years In Prison - Slashdot

    A man who the Department of Justice says unlocked AT&T customers' phones for a fee was...

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    Google Will Extend Permission Auto-Reset Feature To Older Android Versions - Slashdot

    Google announced plans today to port its Permission Auto-Reset feature from Android 11 to older versions...

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    FTC Releases Findings on How Big Tech Eats Little Tech - Slashdot

    Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan signaled changes are on the way in how the agency...

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    Telegram Emerges as New Dark Web for Cyber Criminals - Slashdot

    Telegram has exploded as a hub for cybercriminals looking to buy, sell and share stolen data...

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    US Judge Sentences Crypto Hedge Fund Scammer To Over Seven Years In Prison - Slashdot

    The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that Stefan He Qin, the founder of two cryptocurrency-focused...

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    FTC Warns Health Apps To Notify Consumers Impacted by Data Breaches - Slashdot

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 Wednesday that a decade-old rule on health data breaches...

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    Travis CI Flaw Exposed Secrets of Thousands of Open Source Projects - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Travis CI is a popular software-testing tool...

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    DoorDash Sues NYC Over Customer Data Law - Slashdot

    DoorDash sued New York City on Wednesday over a new law requiring food delivery companies to...

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    Congress Will Investigate Claims That Instagram Harms Teens - Slashdot

    Two top lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee's panel over consumer protection said they were launching...

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    US Fines Former NSA Employees Who Provided Hacker-for-Hire Services To UAE - Slashdot

    The US Department of Justice has fined three former NSA employees who worked as hackers-for-hire for...

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    SEC Charges App Annie With Securities Fraud in $10 Million Settlement - Slashdot

    The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday that it's charging App Annie, the mobile app data...

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    China Uses Anti-fraud App To Track Access To Overseas Financial News Sites - Slashdot

    Chinese police are using a new anti-fraud app installed on more than 200m mobile phones to...

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    Uber Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors, Says Dutch Court - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Uber drivers are employees, not contractors, and so...

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    Biden To Tap Privacy Hawk For FTC Post - Slashdot

    President Biden will nominate Georgetown University law professor Alvaro Bedoya to be a Democratic commissioner at...

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    Epic Files Appeal After Loss To Apple in App Store Case - Slashdot

    Epic Games filed a notice of appeal Sunday following a judge's decision in its antitrust lawsuit...

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    'Every Message Was Copied to the Police': the Daring Sting Behind the An0m Phone - Slashdot

    The Guardian tells the story of "a viral sensation in the global underworld," the high-security An0m...

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    Boeing's Directors Are Now Facing an Investor Lawsuit Over Fatal 737 Max Crashes - Slashdot

    Alain Williams (Slashdot reader #2972) brings this report from the BBC: Boeing's board of directors must...

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    Senator Wyden Reflects on 9/11's Legacy: Mass Surveillance - Slashdot

    "After 9/11, I took the threat of terrorism seriously, still do," U.S. Senator Ron Wyden tells...

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    Security Weaknesses in Mozilla VPN Found and Addressed by Audit - Slashdot

    "Recently, browsing leader Mozilla shared the result of an independent security audit on its VPN service,"...