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Gates Helps Australia's Richest Man in Bid to End Slavery - Bloomberg

Gates Helps Australia's Richest Man in Bid to End Slavery - Bloomberg | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Gates Helps Australia's Richest Man in Bid to End Slavery Bloomberg Congo produces about half the world's cobalt and about 3 percent of its copper and has large deposits of gold, tin, diamonds and coltan, an ore containing the metal tantalum, which...
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Facebook pays no UK corporation tax for a second year

Facebook pays no UK corporation tax for a second year | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Social media company reports a pre-tax loss of £11.6m for 2013, despite its US parent making a net profit of £900m. By Mark Sweney
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Privacy experts call for Whisper to be investigated over tracking of some users

Privacy experts call for Whisper to be investigated over tracking of some users | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
US Federal Trade Commission could examine issue of ‘anonymous’ app tracking users who have asked not to be followed
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Revealed: how Whisper app tracks ‘anonymous’ users

Revealed: how Whisper app tracks ‘anonymous’ users | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
‘Confessional’ app follows some users even after they have asked not to be tracked
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Google threatened with $100m lawsuit over nude celebrity photos

Google threatened with $100m lawsuit over nude celebrity photos | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The search firm is being threatened with a lawsuit over its failure to remove hacked photos from subsidiaries including YouTube and BlogSpot. By Alex Hern
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Peter Nunn jailed for abusive tweets to MP Stella Creasy

Peter Nunn jailed for abusive tweets to MP Stella Creasy | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Court sentences man to 18 weeks’ jail for bombarding politician with abuse on Twitter over Jane Austen £10 note campaign
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New Zealand PM deceiving public over spying claims, says Glenn Greenwald

New Zealand PM deceiving public over spying claims, says Glenn Greenwald | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Journalist says he will produce documents by Edward Snowden that prove John Key approved mass surveillance of citizens
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Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari says expensive human enhancements will lead to a society more unequal than ever
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iCloud hackers planned Flappy Bird clone to steal photos from phones

iCloud hackers planned Flappy Bird clone to steal photos from phones | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Poster on AnonIB board detailed method for stealing photos by putting malicious app in Google Play store. By Alex Hern
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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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Gamergate: the internet is the toughest game in town – if you’re playing as a woman

Gamergate: the internet is the toughest game in town – if you’re playing as a woman | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Charlie Brooker: It’s a stealth adventure with nowhere to hide and hundreds of respawning enemies waiting to attack you the moment you stand out in any way
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Brianna Wu and the human cost of Gamergate: 'every woman I know in the industry is scared'

Brianna Wu and the human cost of Gamergate: 'every woman I know in the industry is scared' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
We speak to game developer Brianna Wu about the threats that drove her from her home in another explosive week for Gamergate - and reflect on its damaging impact. By Keith Stuart
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Uber fires driver for tweeting disparaging article about company

Uber fires driver for tweeting disparaging article about company | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Driver Christopher Ortiz’s account “deactivated” for tweeting negative article about company, but Uber has since U-turned. By Hannah Jane Parkinson
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Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the device

Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the device | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Patient appeared to suffer withdrawal symptoms when prevented from using Google Glass and dreamed he was wearing it
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Grooveshark employees are guilty of copyright infringement, judge rules

Grooveshark employees are guilty of copyright infringement, judge rules | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
‘Safe harbour’ provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act do not insulate staff, who uploaded 5,977 songs without permission. By Samuel Gibbs
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Does sharing photos of your children on Facebook put them at risk?

Does sharing photos of your children on Facebook put them at risk? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Children’s right to privacy from exposure on social media can often be undermined by their parents
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Zoe Quinn on Gamergate: 'We need a proper discussion about online hate mobs'

Zoe Quinn on Gamergate: 'We need a proper discussion about online hate mobs' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The developer of Depression Quest speaks to Alex Hern about her life at the centre of a hate campaign
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Europe gears up to fight back against giant US beasts of the internet

Europe gears up to fight back against giant US beasts of the internet | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
EU regulators are confronting the 'voluntary self-subjugation' of Europe to the dominance of Google, Amazon and Facebook
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Meet Datacoup - the company that wants to help you sell your data

Meet Datacoup - the company that wants to help you sell your data | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
‘We’re going towards a world where users have control over their data… this is the first step’. By Tom Brewster
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The 3D-printed key that can unlock anything

The 3D-printed key that can unlock anything | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Lockpicking just became a whole lot easier. Engineers Jos Weyers and Christian Holler can use 3D printing technology to produce ‘bump’ keys capable of opening millions of locks, without ever having seen the original keys.
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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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