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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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Apple tells developers they may not sell personal health data to advertisers

Apple tells developers they may not sell personal health data to advertisers | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The company has tightened its privacy rules in run up to announcements of new technology expected in September
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German minister calls for anti-stress law ban on emails out of office hours

German minister calls for anti-stress law ban on emails out of office hours | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The employment minister, Andrea Nahles, has commissioned a report into workplace stress with a view to new legislation. By Keith Stuart
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What your wi-fi reveals about you

What your wi-fi reveals about you | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
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Would you pay to use an ad-free internet?

Would you pay to use an ad-free internet? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
According to a survey, an advert-free internet would cost each person in the UK £140 a year. Tell us whether you'd be willing to pay
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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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Data retention critics alarmed by Australian federal police breach

Data retention critics alarmed by Australian federal police breach | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Civil rights groups and security analysts express renewed concern about the Abbott government push to store metadata
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After-hours work emails: do you reply to colleagues at the dinner table?

After-hours work emails: do you reply to colleagues at the dinner table? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Germany is attempting to curb emails outside of office hours. What lengths would you go to in order to avoid your emails after clocking off? By Elena Cresci
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How the web lost its way – and its founding principles

How the web lost its way – and its founding principles | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
When Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web 24 years ago he thought he'd created an egalitarian tool that shared information for the greater good. But it hasn't quite worked out like that. What went wrong, asks Stuart Jeffries
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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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