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Ello’s Anti-Facebook Moment - The New Yorker

Ello’s Anti-Facebook Moment - The New Yorker | Data farming | Scoop.it
The site’s founder wants his social-media network to be sustainable, but he sees no need for it to “become a billion-dollar company.”
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Ello promises to be the social network immune from harvesting data and allows people the anonymity of the internet again. 

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Listen to this Comcast customer's call from hell

Listen to this Comcast customer's call from hell | Data farming | Scoop.it
Ryan Block attempted to cancel his Comcast service. This wonderful call ensued.
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Remaining Snowden docs will be released to avert 'unspecified US war' – ‪Cryptome‬

Remaining Snowden docs will be released to avert 'unspecified US war' – ‪Cryptome‬ | Data farming | Scoop.it
Not by us, though, says coy leaker tweet

Via Mitchell Boden
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How WikiLeaks opened our eyes to the illusion of freedom

How WikiLeaks opened our eyes to the illusion of freedom | Data farming | Scoop.it
Slavoj Zizek: Julian Assange, who went into exile in the Ecuadorean embassy two years ago, has blown apart the myth of western liberty

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One year of NSA leaks: where are we now?

One year of NSA leaks: where are we now? | Data farming | Scoop.it
Exactly one year ago today, The Guardian published a four-page court order that would become one of the year's biggest news stories. Issued by the low-profile Foreign Intelligence Surveillance...
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In Our Google Searches, Researchers See a Post-Snowden Chilling Effect

In Our Google Searches, Researchers See a Post-Snowden Chilling Effect | Data farming | Scoop.it
After Snowden, some words seem harder to Google: Researchers found a "significant" fall in search traffic on 'high government trouble'-rated search terms.
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EU's right to be forgotten: Guardian articles have been hidden by Google

EU's right to be forgotten: Guardian articles have been hidden by Google | Data farming | Scoop.it
James Ball: Publishers must fight back against this indirect challenge to press freedom, which allows articles to be 'disappeared'. Editorial decisions belong with them, not Google
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Facebook prompts outrage with experiment on users

Facebook prompts outrage with experiment on users | Data farming | Scoop.it
A social-network furor has erupted over news that Facebook Inc., in 2012, conducted a massive psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 unwitting users.
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How to send personalized emails in MailChimp, AWeber and Campaign Monitor

How to send personalized emails in MailChimp, AWeber and Campaign Monitor | Data farming | Scoop.it
A step-by-step guide to email personalization in MailChimp, AWeber and Campaign Monitor.
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Kelly McParland: I don't worry about Edward Snowden. It's Google that scares me

Kelly McParland: I don't worry about Edward Snowden. It's Google that scares me | Data farming | Scoop.it
The same people who get exercised about the prospect of government's getting hold of their phone records are happy to hand Google a key to their private lives and an invitation to rummage around freely inside.

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This Week in Review: Kinsley vs. Greenwald on NSA secrets, and new data on mobile’s rise

This Week in Review: Kinsley vs. Greenwald on NSA secrets, and new data on mobile’s rise | Data farming | Scoop.it
Plus: Conversation continues on changes at The New York Times, and the rest of the week's journalism and tech news and commentary.
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