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The Social Cost of Apple's Business Model

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Apple: why doesn't it employ more US workers?The electronics giant assembles its gadgets in China.

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How fearful should we be about the rise of the robots? | Business Analysis & Features | News | The Independent

How fearful should we be about the rise of the robots? | Business Analysis & Features | News | The Independent | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
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Ebay’s money back guarantee has given a buyer carte blanche to nick my goods

Ebay’s money back guarantee has given a buyer carte blanche to nick my goods | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
It has refunded his money and I’ve lost my expensive headphones
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May calls for internet companies to store details of website visits

May calls for internet companies to store details of website visits | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Home secretary tries to sweeten snooper’s charter by stating that police will need judicial approval to access internet connection records
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Google ordered to remove links to ‘right to be forgotten’ removal stories

Google ordered to remove links to ‘right to be forgotten’ removal stories | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
UK data protection watchdog orders search engine to remove search result links to news stories about right to be forgotten link removals
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Dear Google: open letter from 80 academics on 'right to be forgotten'

Dear Google: open letter from 80 academics on 'right to be forgotten' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Full text of the letter demanding more transparency from Google over how it processes ‘right to be forgotten’ requests
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Chipping away at card fraud piece by piece

Chipping away at card fraud piece by piece | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Technology advances mean we must redress the line between consumer convenience and security, protecting customers without putting them off
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Controversial anonymous networking app Secret to close down

Controversial anonymous networking app Secret to close down | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Founder David Byttow says Secret does not represent his original vision amid criticism that it had become a forum for online abuse
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Turning off technology is about mental wellbeing – not becoming a digital hermit

Turning off technology is about mental wellbeing – not becoming a digital hermit | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Technological advances have put the world at our fingertips, but is being connected all of the time really good for us?
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Yik Yak hack is latest warning of the risks of 'anonymous' messaging apps

Yik Yak hack is latest warning of the risks of 'anonymous' messaging apps | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Thankfully for the startup’s users, its vulnerability was unearthed by a security company not a malicious hacker
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Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Better for your lungs, worse for your hard drives, e-cigarettes can potentially infect a computer if plugged in to charge
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Google settles online abuse court case

Google settles online abuse court case | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
International businessman brought case against global arm of internet search firm over spread of malicious stories online
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Spyware exports will need a licence under new EU rules

Spyware exports will need a licence under new EU rules | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
‘Intrusion software’ joins nuclear reactors and rocket fuel on the EU’s list of technologies that may have military applications. By Alex Hern
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Silk Road 2.0 targeted in 'Operation Onymous' dark-web takedown

Silk Road 2.0 targeted in 'Operation Onymous' dark-web takedown | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Another 413 illicit services based on the Tor network were closed in an international crackdown on online drugs trade
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Ted Cruz campaign using firm that harvested data on millions of unwitting Facebook users | US news | The Guardian

Ted Cruz campaign using firm that harvested data on millions of unwitting Facebook users | US news | The Guardian | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
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When crowdfunding projects go wrong - BBC News

When crowdfunding projects go wrong - BBC News | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Do people who finance a crowdfunded project have any rights when businesses don't deliver on their promises?
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Police seek powers to access browsing history of UK computer users

Police seek powers to access browsing history of UK computer users | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Senior officers seek to revive measures seen in ‘snooper’s charter’ ahead of forthcoming legislation regulating surveillance powers
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The Spotify privacy backlash: what is my personal data really worth? | Paul Mason

The Spotify privacy backlash: what is my personal data really worth? | Paul Mason | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
We are living in an era where big companies want to exploit the information we’ve given them for free. This powerful knowledge could be used for good – or to create entire business empires
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Why the BBC is wrong to republish ‘right to be forgotten’ links

Why the BBC is wrong to republish ‘right to be forgotten’ links | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The BBC’s action betrays a wider ambivalence to the right to be forgotten. But they would do well to recognise the dangers of the internet’s perpetual present
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Should Googling in exams be allowed? | Lola Okolosie and Chris McGovern

Should Googling in exams be allowed? | Lola Okolosie and Chris McGovern | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
A vital skill or further dumbing down? Lola Okolosie and Chris McGovern debate whether Google searches should be permitted during GCSE and A-level exams
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Instagram for doctors: how Figure 1 is crowdsourcing diagnoses

Instagram for doctors: how Figure 1 is crowdsourcing diagnoses | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The medical photo-sharing app lets doctors and medical staff send images of diseases and injuries safely
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Six ways your tech is spying on you – and how to turn it off | Alex Hern

Six ways your tech is spying on you – and how to turn it off | Alex Hern | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Compared with what’s already happening, Samsung’s warning not to discuss sensitive issues in front of its TVs seems pretty tame. But you can fight back
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'You're the bomb!' Are you at risk from the anti-terrorism algorithms?

'You're the bomb!' Are you at risk from the anti-terrorism algorithms? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
James Ball: Does the stuff you post on the internet make you look like a terrorist? Is the rhythm of your typing sending the wrong signals? If everything we do online is monitored by machines, how well does the system work?
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Malware spied on companies and governments in 10 countries since 2008

Malware spied on companies and governments in 10 countries since 2008 | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
‘Nation state’ most likely behind development of stealth malware Regin, say antivirus experts
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Spain moves to protect domestic media with new 'Google tax'

Spain moves to protect domestic media with new 'Google tax' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Newspapers in Spain will now be able to demand a monthly fee from the search engine before it can list them on Google News. By Alex Hern
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Double trouble for Apple, as two software security flaws discovered

Double trouble for Apple, as two software security flaws discovered | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
A Swedish hacker has discovered software vulnerability in Apple’s desktop operating system, while a separate researcher has discovered iPhone malware. By Alex Hern
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