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Publishers Sue Open Education Start-Up

Publishers Sue Open Education Start-Up | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it

Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education. A group of three large academic publishers has sued the start-up Boundless Learning in federal court, alleging that the young company, which produces open-education alternatives to printed textbooks, has stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights. The publishers Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education filed their joint complaint last month in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York...

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'Tech support' scammers using fake downloads to snare new victims

'Tech support' scammers using fake downloads to snare new victims | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Intentionally failed installation lures users into calling ‘support’ line - which drags them into multi-million pound scam. By Charles Arthur
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Ask.fm's new owners vow to crack down on bullying or shut the site

Ask.fm's new owners vow to crack down on bullying or shut the site | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The Q&A site connected with seven teenagers’ suicides has been bought by Ask.com, who has sworn to crack down on abuse of the platform. By Alex Hern
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James Foley: How social media is fighting back against Isis propaganda

James Foley: How social media is fighting back against Isis propaganda | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
In the wake of the journalist’s death, social media companies begin to take an editorial approach to the content they are hosting. By Hannah Jane Parkinson
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Twitter: from free speech champion to selective censor?

Twitter: from free speech champion to selective censor? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
By acting on footage of James Foley's murder, Twitter has taken responsibility in a way it hasn't over abuse and threats. So what happens next?
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Online safety: is the internet really a dangerous, lawless jungle for children?

Online safety: is the internet really a dangerous, lawless jungle for children? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Unsubstantiated news reports do nothing to help, argues Stephen Balkam, unlike education and evidence-based policy
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Social media monitoring by employers predicted to rise

Social media monitoring by employers predicted to rise | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
PwC study suggests third of young people would be happy for employer to see social media profiles in return for job security
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More than 17,000 sign up to Austrian student's Facebook privacy class action

More than 17,000 sign up to Austrian student's Facebook privacy class action | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Max Schrems, 26, is claiming €500 damages per user for data violations, including helping the NSA to run Prism
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Gameover Zeus returns: thieving malware rises a month after police action

Gameover Zeus returns: thieving malware rises a month after police action | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Many thousands of people were defrauded of money through the Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker viruses, but researchers say criminals are now reviving the code. By Tom Brewster
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Shylock malware exits stage left, pursued by UK cyber police

Shylock malware exits stage left, pursued by UK cyber police | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
National Crime Agency leads campaign to knock out Shakespearian malware that infected at least 30,000 PCs. By Tom Brewster
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Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter

Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
David Cameron is planning to revive the controversial “snoopers’ charter” through a wide-ranging review of the laws allowing public bodies to access private communications, which he announced today alongside emergency surveillance legislation.
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Apple developing system to automatically unlock iPhone at home

Apple developing system to automatically unlock iPhone at home | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Location-based security settings could remove the need for passcode in 'safe' environments
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Facebook faces UK probe over study

Facebook faces UK probe over study | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
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Can I legally show this video to my class? » Vicki Hollett

Can I legally show this video to my class? » Vicki Hollett | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Would you like your students to watch YouTube videos – but legal ones?  Or are you from a school or institution that’s trying to stay on the right side of the law when it comes to videos? If so, this post is for you…
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Twitter: it's official, get used to tweets from people you don't follow

Twitter: it's official, get used to tweets from people you don't follow | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Company updates support page to say that it may add content from all sorts of sources on Twitter - but changes are unpopular. By Charles Arthur
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Google working on child-friendly sites – report

Google working on child-friendly sites – report | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Firm said to be developing versions of YouTube and Gmail to which it could let children under 13 sign up
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Police warn sharing James Foley killing video is a crime

Police warn sharing James Foley killing video is a crime | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Met says passing on clip of Isis militant murdering US journalist on social media could lead to prosecution under anti-terror laws
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Anger on Twitter as new feature posts favourites to followers' timelines

Anger on Twitter as new feature posts favourites to followers' timelines | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Hundreds of users complain as favourited tweets suddenly appear in their followers’ timelines like retweets. By Samuel Gibbs
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CIA security luminary: 'Right to be forgotten is not enough'

CIA security luminary: 'Right to be forgotten is not enough' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Leading security expert Dan Geer says the EU ruling does not go far enough in protecting users’ privacy. By Tom Brewster
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Monkey 'selfie' 'led to lost income'

Monkey 'selfie' 'led to lost income' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it

"A photographer involved in a copyright row with Wikipedia over a monkey "selfie" says he has lost £10,000 in income over two years because of it."...

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The death of privacy

The death of privacy | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Sharing is the norm online, and secrecy is out. But what is the psychological and cultural fallout from the end of privacy, asks Alex Preston
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Samsung supplier 'used child labour' to meet high demand, report alleges

Samsung supplier 'used child labour' to meet high demand, report alleges | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
China Labour Watch says a supplier in Dongguan hired children to work 11-hour days without overtime pay
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MPs raise fears over move to push surveillance bill through Commons

MPs raise fears over move to push surveillance bill through Commons | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
May dubbed 'Mrs Snoop' as politicians say emergency measures applied to new legislation could have 'unintended consequences'
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What is Google deleting under the 'right to be forgotten' - and why?

What is Google deleting under the 'right to be forgotten' - and why? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Charles Arthur: what if there were a page on a 'revenge porn' site about you - would you want to use Google's 'right to be forgotten' to get it taken out of search?
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Hong Kong protests inspire mobile game

Hong Kong protests inspire mobile game | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Makers say Snake-like game is reflection of reality as young, savvy activists mobilise large protests against Beijing
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Google Glass on sale in the UK for £1,000

Google Glass on sale in the UK for £1,000 | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Smartglasses go on general sale for anyone in the UK over 18 with a credit card. By Samuel Gibbs
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