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Another blow for embattled iPad maker

Another blow for embattled iPad maker | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturer behind Apple's iPad and countless other gadgets, is facing a fresh blow to its reputation as it loses its blue-chip status...
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Microsoft wins battle over ads attacking Google privacy standards

Microsoft wins battle over ads attacking Google privacy standards | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Advertising Standards Authority agrees Gmail's scanning of email contents to target ads sets it apart from Outlook.com. By Mark Sweney
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Google Lets Anyone In The U.S. Become A Glass Explorer For $1,500 Starting April 15 | TechCrunch

Google Lets Anyone In The U.S. Become A Glass Explorer For $1,500 Starting April 15 | TechCrunch | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Google isn't doing its consumer launch of Glass just yet, but it is doing the next best thing: Opening up the Glass Explorer program to anyone in the U.S...
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'Microsoft support scam' ringleader gets suspended jail sentence and fine

'Microsoft support scam' ringleader gets suspended jail sentence and fine | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
In the first such UK conviction, a Luton man has been ordered to pay compensation to victims of a scam that phoned victims to claim their PCs were infected with a virus. By Charles Arthur
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Google: 80% of news organisations are targeted by state hackers

Google: 80% of news organisations are targeted by state hackers | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
News organisations including the Guardian are 'massively over-represented' in attempted attacks by state-sponsored hackers, Google researchers claim. By Alex Hern
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Google investigates reports of ban on YouTube in Turkey

Google investigates reports of ban on YouTube in Turkey | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Turkish PM's office claim voice recordings posted to video-sharing website created a 'national security issue' leading to ban
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Twitter sneaks in photo-tagging feature

Twitter sneaks in photo-tagging feature | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it

"Without much fuss, Twitter has taken another step to be "more like Facebook" and added a photo-tagging feature. And in the best traditions of social media outfits, the privacy-diminisher is switched on by default..."

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Bitcoin to be treated as property instead of currency by IRS

Bitcoin to be treated as property instead of currency by IRS | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Cryptocurrency will not be classified as currency by US tax body in ruling that marks wider attempt at making bitcoin mainstream
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Google faces lawsuit over email scanning and student data

Google faces lawsuit over email scanning and student data | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Google’s Apps for Education may violate US laws over handling of student’s data. By Alex Hern
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Cloak social networking app wants to help you avoid your 'friends'

Cloak social networking app wants to help you avoid your 'friends' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
iPhone app encourages users to “think of it as the antisocial network” for steering clear of unwanted contacts. By Stuart Dredge
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An online Magna Carta: Berners-Lee calls for bill of rights for web

An online Magna Carta: Berners-Lee calls for bill of rights for web | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Exclusive: web's inventor warns neutrality under sustained attack from governments and corporations
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Ucas sells access to student data for phone and drinks firms' marketing

Ucas sells access to student data for phone and drinks firms' marketing | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
University admissions service, which reaches million students in market 'worth £15bn', defends £12m advertiser revenue
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UK spy agency intercepted webcam images of millions of Yahoo users

UK spy agency intercepted webcam images of millions of Yahoo users | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
• Optic Nerve program collected Yahoo webcam images in bulk • 1.8m users targeted by GCHQ in six-month period alone • Yahoo: 'A whole new level of violation of our users' privacy' • Material included large quantity of sexually explicit images
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Turkey's President Abdullah Gul loses 80,000 Twitter followers over new internet law

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul loses 80,000 Twitter followers over new internet law | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Close to 80,000 people have stopped following Turkey’s President on Twitter after he signed a controversial bill increasing government controls over the internet into law.
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Game of drones: Why Google and Facebook are going head-to-head for control of the skies

Game of drones: Why Google and Facebook are going head-to-head for control of the skies | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
At twelves miles up the atmosphere things seem pretty quiet. Commercial flights are safely stowed six miles below along with the threat of any turbulence or convection; temperatures are stable, the sun is shining and everything is pretty much still.
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Heartbleed bug: Am I at risk and do I really have to change my password?

Heartbleed bug: Am I at risk and do I really have to change my password? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The discovery of Heartbleed, a flaw in one of the most widespread encryption standards used online, has panicked webmasters and users alike.
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Google Glass – Wearable tech but would you wear it?

Google Glass – Wearable tech but would you wear it? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Rumoured to be launching later this year, the Silicon Valley giant's headset is exciting early-adopters, but what about the rest of us? Will it compromise our privacy? What will happen to the data it collects? And, more importantly, does it look a bit lame?
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Microsoft announces privacy changes in wake of blogger's email search

Microsoft announces privacy changes in wake of blogger's email search | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Civl rights advocates have complimented the company on the change to its customer service agreement
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Minnesota student wins $70,000 after school searches her Facebook page

Minnesota student wins $70,000 after school searches her Facebook page | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
ACLU claimed school officials violated student's constitutional rights by viewing Facebook and email accounts without permission
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Turkey steps up bid to block Twitter after users flout ban

Turkey steps up bid to block Twitter after users flout ban | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Move follows threats from Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he would 'root out' the social media network
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Yahoo, Google and Apple also claim right to read user emails

Yahoo, Google and Apple also claim right to read user emails | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Like Microsoft, other webmail giants all reserve the right to read user emails, if 'deemed necessary'. By Alex Hern
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How sustainable is your smartphone? - interactive

How sustainable is your smartphone? - interactive | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Smartphones are owned by one in five people and have changed how many of the world's most important industries work – from journalism to farming. But their production carries a cost; using more than 40 elements that are mined with untold environmental and social effects on every inhabited continent on earth. Use our interactive to take a detailed look at positive and negative impacts your smartphone has made on people and planet
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What is a music stream? Artists and labels in battle over digital income

What is a music stream? Artists and labels in battle over digital income | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Helienne Lindvall: Dispute rages over how royalties should be split in the age of Spotify, Google and Apple
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Apple urged to stop using harmful chemicals in its factories

Apple urged to stop using harmful chemicals in its factories | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Labour and environmental groups call for chemical safety in manufacturing at Apple factories in China. By Samuel Gibbs
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Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures

Agbogbloshie: the world's largest e-waste dump – in pictures | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Photographer Kevin McElvaney documents a former wetland in Ghana which is home to the world’s largest e-waste dumping site, and where most of the the boys and men who smash devices to get to the metals end up dying from cancer in their 20s
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Flooding the web: The internet’s epic attack amplification problem

Flooding the web: The internet’s epic attack amplification problem | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Digital crooks are exploiting core parts of the web’s infrastructure, and even protocols used by Quake and Steam gamers, to create epic attacks. By Tom Brewster
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