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Conflict Minerals Company Rankings

Conflict Minerals Company Rankings | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it

The Enough Project has surveyed the 21 largest electronics companies to determine what progress they are making toward conflict-free supply chains and a conflict-free mining sector in Congo...

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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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The Internet of Things: it's a really big deal

The Internet of Things: it's a really big deal | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Within a few years, the Internet of Things is going to be worth trillions of dollars, writes John Naughton
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Nominet's new rules on .uk domains could mean the end to users' privacy

Nominet's new rules on .uk domains could mean the end to users' privacy | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Nominet says that if you receive any compensation from your site, you're classed as a business and must have your home address made public. By Adrian Short
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Larry Page: 'right to be forgotten' could empower government repression

Larry Page: 'right to be forgotten' could empower government repression | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Google boss worried that European ruling could be abused by less progressive governments. By Samuel Gibbs
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How to protect your personal data from the next hack attack like eBay

How to protect your personal data from the next hack attack like eBay | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Passwords and personal data were stolen in eBay's cyberattack. Here's how to protect your information against future hacks. 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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When the UK goes 'digital by default', who will be left behind?

When the UK goes 'digital by default', who will be left behind? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
UK government services are going digital, yet often the people who need them most are not able to access them. Elizabeth Rust reports on the 17% who are digitally excluded
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Bitcoin currency could have been destroyed by '51%' attack

Bitcoin currency could have been destroyed by '51%' attack | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
'Impossible' attack briefly possible for Ghash.io consortium, putting entire bitcoin network at risk – and it could happen again. By Alex Hern
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Seven Digital Deadly Sins

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Life after Silk Road: how the darknet drugs market is booming

Life after Silk Road: how the darknet drugs market is booming | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Buying drugs and weapons online is far easier since the closure of Silk Road in 2013, after a dozen new sites have taken its place. Mike Power investigates
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