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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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Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for?

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The long read: Interconnected technology is now an inescapable reality – ordering our shopping, monitoring our cities and sucking up vast amounts of data along the way. The promise is that it will benefit us all – but how can it?
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The Guardian view on the future of crime: it will be online | Editorial

The Guardian view on the future of crime: it will be online | Editorial | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Editorial: The dangers of machine intelligence will grow as it spreads. We need to prepare now
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Privacy campaigners criticise UK plan for age checks on porn websites

Privacy campaigners criticise UK plan for age checks on porn websites | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Sites could reportedly be blocked for failing to follow government rules forcing users to provide credit card details as verification
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Politicians need to get digitally literate – and fast | Martha Lane Fox

Politicians need to get digitally literate – and fast | Martha Lane Fox | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Corporate bosses now truly understand the risks of poor web security. The public sector must catch up, says Doteveryone founder Martha Lane Fox
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Royal Free breached UK data law in 1.6m patient deal with Google's DeepMind

Royal Free breached UK data law in 1.6m patient deal with Google's DeepMind | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Information Commissioner’s Office rules record transfer from London hospital to AI company failed to comply with Data Protection Act
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George Brandis's salvo in cryptowars could blow a hole in architecture of the internet

George Brandis's salvo in cryptowars could blow a hole in architecture of the internet | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Attorney general isn’t just proposing a backdoor into encrypted communications – it’s a giant sinkhole your backdoor fell into
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UK dealer charged in US over multimillion-dollar fake Bitcoin site scam

UK dealer charged in US over multimillion-dollar fake Bitcoin site scam | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Renwick Haddow created ‘trendy’ companies and duped investors into thinking they were big successes, authorities in New York allege
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George Brandis's salvo in cryptowars could blow a hole in architecture of the internet

George Brandis's salvo in cryptowars could blow a hole in architecture of the internet | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Attorney general isn’t just proposing a backdoor into encrypted communications – it’s a giant sinkhole your backdoor fell into
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Facebook launches drive in UK to tackle online extremist material

Facebook launches drive in UK to tackle online extremist material | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Firm’s Online Civil Courage Initiative, already launched in Germany and France, aims to help charities and NGOs identify and eliminate hate speach
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Snapchat's new map feature raises fears of stalking and bullying

Snapchat's new map feature raises fears of stalking and bullying | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Snap Maps lets users track each other’s movements in real time, but child safety groups are cautioning young people against sharing their location
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Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results

Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Brussels claims tech giant abused market dominance by manipulating its search engine results to favour its own comparison shopping service
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Russian hackers 'traded stolen passwords of British MPs and public servants'

Russian hackers 'traded stolen passwords of British MPs and public servants' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Credentials of officials – including MPs, diplomats and senior police officers – reportedly sold on Russian websites after 2012 attack on LinkedIn
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Life and death in Apple’s forbidden city

Life and death in Apple’s forbidden city | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
In an extract from his new book, Brian Merchant reveals how he gained access to Longhua, the vast complex where iPhones are made and where, in 2010, unhappy workers started killing themselves
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Provident Personal Credit fined for sending 1m spam texts

Provident Personal Credit fined for sending 1m spam texts | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Information commissioner acts after consumers are bombarded with messages promoting firm’s Satsuma Loans
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State hackers 'probably compromised' energy sector, says leaked GCHQ memo

State hackers 'probably compromised' energy sector, says leaked GCHQ memo | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
UK’s National Cybersecurity Centre warned of connections ‘from multiple UK IP addresses to state-sponsored threats’, according to reports
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Facebook was where Pakistan could debate religion. Now it's a tool to punish 'blasphemers'

Facebook was where Pakistan could debate religion. Now it's a tool to punish 'blasphemers' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Laws that criminalize insulting Islam have led to a death sentence for posts, as activists worry Facebook’s commitment to Pakistanis’ ‘voice’ is mostly lip service
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Thousands sign up to clean sewage because they didn't read the small print

Thousands sign up to clean sewage because they didn't read the small print | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Those who fell for the gag clause inserted into wifi terms and conditions committed to more than a month of community service
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'Petya' ransomware attack: what is it and how can it be stopped?

'Petya' ransomware attack: what is it and how can it be stopped? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Companies have been crippled by global cyberattack, the second major ransomware crime in two months. We answer the key questions
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Theresa May wants tech companies to censor terrorists, but will they play ball?

Theresa May wants tech companies to censor terrorists, but will they play ball? | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The embattled prime minister is meeting French president Emmanuel Macron to renew her campaign against Facebook et al – but will it be worth the trip?
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Google's fine is big news but the company faces a far bigger threat

Google's fine is big news but the company faces a far bigger threat | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
The Canadian supreme court ruled that Google can be forced to pull results worldwide, not just the Canadian version of its search engine
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Online fraud costs public billions but is still not a police priority, says watchdog

Online fraud costs public billions but is still not a police priority, says watchdog | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
It is the most common crime for people in England and Wales to experience and requires an urgent response, says National Audit Office
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Google begins removing private medical records from search results

Google begins removing private medical records from search results | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Scrubbing medical records from search should help limit the damage caused by leaks, hacks and errors by medical institutions
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Ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe and US

Ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe and US | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Ukraine’s government, banks and electricity grid hit hardest by cyber-attack, but companies from Saint-Gobain in France to Rosneft in Russia also affected
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UK electricity grid cyber-attack risk is 'off the scale'

UK electricity grid cyber-attack risk is 'off the scale' | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Energy industry says current threat coming to the fore because of trend towards decentralised power plants
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Facebook launches drive in UK to tackle online extremist material

Facebook launches drive in UK to tackle online extremist material | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Firm’s Online Civil Courage Initiative, already launched in Germany and France, aims to help charities and NGOs identify and eliminate hate speach
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This Is Why You Should Stop Using Google Search

This Is Why You Should Stop Using Google Search | Ethical Issues In Technology | Scoop.it
Google has unrivaled access to your browsing habits. Giving everything to Google isn't such a good idea. Here are some excellent Google alternatives that still get the job done.
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