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Casting light on the Internet's shadows (and shadowing)

The specter of a faceless system collecting data from Web users and compiling personal profiles has raised alarms among privacy advocates worldwide. Arvind Narayanan, an assistant professor of computer science at Princeton ...

Nov 06, 2014
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No quick fix for threats to women on Twitter

The Women, Action and the Media (WAM) activist group announced on Friday a collaboration with Twitter to address online harassment of women, which it claims has "reached crisis levels". ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Emojis tackle racial diversity

Those odd characters on your emails and text messages are about to see more diversity—sending a message that humanity comes in many colors.

Nov 04, 2014
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Six faces of killers on Facebook revealed

A team of leading criminologists from Birmingham City University have this week published the first-ever study on how convicted killers have used the social networking site Facebook in relation to their crimes.

Nov 04, 2014
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Keeping good company on Facebook

It seems that no company can afford not to engage with its customers and potential clients via online social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, these days. The likes of Facebook have become hubs for such direct ...

Nov 03, 2014
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24 Taiwanese expelled from Vietnam for fraud

The Vietnamese authorities on Tuesday expelled 24 Taiwanese suspects arrested in a recent Internet fraud scam targeting people on the Chinese mainland, a senior Taiwanese official confirmed.

Nov 11, 2014
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