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Google begins removing links under “right to be forgotten” ruling

Google begins removing links under “right to be forgotten” ruling | Trivium | Scoop.it
Last month, European court ordered Google to erase older "irrelevant" links.
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Dropbox clarifies its policy on reviewing shared files for DMCA issues

Dropbox clarifies its policy on reviewing shared files for DMCA issues | Trivium | Scoop.it
Service matches publicly shared content against hashes of previously blocked files.
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Facial recognition nabs 14-year fugitive in Nepal, FBI says

Facial recognition nabs 14-year fugitive in Nepal, FBI says | Trivium | Scoop.it
Wanted man was "very comfortable" and "never thought he would be discovered."
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Due to license plate reader error, cop approaches innocent man, weapon in hand

Due to license plate reader error, cop approaches innocent man, weapon in hand | Trivium | Scoop.it
Mistaking a "7" for a "2" on wanted Oldsmobile, not a BMW, leads to traffic stop.
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London police to use wearable video cameras in public interactions

London police to use wearable video cameras in public interactions | Trivium | Scoop.it
Manufacturer says cameras are a "game changer," cops not so excited.
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How to mitigate tracking risks: wrap your phone in tinfoil, quit Google

How to mitigate tracking risks: wrap your phone in tinfoil, quit Google | Trivium | Scoop.it
In new book, Julia Angwin wants to live a modern life while frustrating the NSA.
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Edward Snowden and journalist Laura Poitras awarded truth-telling prize

Edward Snowden and journalist Laura Poitras awarded truth-telling prize | Trivium | Scoop.it
The pair will be recognized for exposing the vast US government surveillance apparatus.
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SF housing protests get personal as another Googler is confronted at home

SF housing protests get personal as another Googler is confronted at home | Trivium | Scoop.it
Protest is the third in recent months to target a Google employee.
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Meet Snoopy: The DIY drone that tracks your devices just about anywhere

Meet Snoopy: The DIY drone that tracks your devices just about anywhere | Trivium | Scoop.it
DIY stalker device uniquely IDs people by tracking radio signals they emit.
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After Netflix pays Comcast, speeds improve 65%

After Netflix pays Comcast, speeds improve 65% | Trivium | Scoop.it
When Netflix and Comcast customers both pay Comcast, the traffic flows smoothly.
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Snowden reporting lands Guardian and Post Pulitzers

Snowden reporting lands Guardian and Post Pulitzers | Trivium | Scoop.it
The publications were recognized for revealing "widespread secret surveillance."
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All sent and received e-mails in Gmail will be analyzed, says Google

All sent and received e-mails in Gmail will be analyzed, says Google | Trivium | Scoop.it
The new text might be a reaction to the e-mail scanning lawsuit.
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Facebook’s route to becoming a reassurance machine

Facebook’s route to becoming a reassurance machine | Trivium | Scoop.it
The vapid viral content might die. And its death might not be good.
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Track who’s buying politicians with “Greenhouse” browser add-on

Track who’s buying politicians with “Greenhouse” browser add-on | Trivium | Scoop.it
"People want transparency like this, and Greenhouse may actually play a role."
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Adam Carolla settles with podcasting patent troll, agrees to ‘quiet period’

Adam Carolla settles with podcasting patent troll, agrees to ‘quiet period’ | Trivium | Scoop.it
Carolla's listeners ponied up $500k. But are podcasters any safer?
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License plate reader error leads to traffic stop at gunpoint, court case

License plate reader error leads to traffic stop at gunpoint, court case | Trivium | Scoop.it
Flagged vehicle did not even match the model of what the woman was driving.
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Google forges a Silver bullet for Android, aims it at Samsung's heart

Google forges a Silver bullet for Android, aims it at Samsung's heart | Trivium | Scoop.it
Premium brand to be launched to regain control of the OS
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Despite Lavabit contempt order, e-mail privacy stalled in Congress

Despite Lavabit contempt order, e-mail privacy stalled in Congress | Trivium | Scoop.it
We don't need no stinking warrants. Hand over your e-mail.
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At Feds’ request, GoGo in-flight Wi-Fi service added more spying capabilities

At Feds’ request, GoGo in-flight Wi-Fi service added more spying capabilities | Trivium | Scoop.it
GoGo hands over user data "if we believe… that such disclosure is necessary."
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FBI to have 52 million photos in its NGI face recognition database by next year

FBI to have 52 million photos in its NGI face recognition database by next year | Trivium | Scoop.it
Database will include non-criminal photos as well as mugshots.
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First bill banning “revenge porn” passes in California

First bill banning “revenge porn” passes in California | Trivium | Scoop.it
Long-awaited payoff for activists who have seen extortion-like sites mushroom.
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Media, rights groups urge court to revisit takedown of anti-Muslim YouTube video

Media, rights groups urge court to revisit takedown of anti-Muslim YouTube video | Trivium | Scoop.it
Media says decision allows subjects of news events to control coverage.
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