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Congress introduces ‘Save the Internet Act’ to overturn Ajit Pai’s disastrous net neutrality repeal and help keep the Internet 🔥

Today, net neutrality supporters in both the House and Senate have introduced the “Save the Internet Act” to overturn the FCC’s unpopular net neutrality repeal, and reinstate strong consumer protections that will stop Internet service providers from picking and choosing the winners and losers ...

How Facebook tracks you on Android

In this talk, we’re looking at third party tracking on Android. We’ve captured and decrypted data in transit between our own devices and Facebook servers. It turns out that some apps routinely send Facebook information about your device and usage patterns - the second the app is opened. We’ll...

Fight for your right... to repair

Is the rise in the popularity of cell phone cameras to blame? Not necessarily. Professional and amateur photographers alike still use film and digital cameras. Both cameras and phones need repair — and even if there’s a shop in your town that repairs phones, they probably can’t totally fix the...

Twitter suspends far-right activist Jacob Wohl for creating accounts to allegedly manipulate the U.S. presidential election

Twitter confirmed in a statement Tuesday that Wohl’s efforts violated its rules that prohibit users from creating misleading accounts to influence conversations on the site — a policy Twitter has sought to enforce aggressively since Russian agents tried to destabilize U.S. politics on social m...

Yes, retailers are colluding to inflate prices online

Traditionally when deciding the price of a product, marketers consider its value to the buyer and how much similar products cost, and establish if potential buyers are sensitive to changes in price. But in today’s technologically driven marketplace, things have changed. Pricing algorithms are ...

Google Translate

It’s no secret that the workforce tasked with reviewing the most offensive content on the web is underpaid, overworked, and poorly supported. A new story from The Verge on Facebook moderators in Phoenix, Arizona further illustrates the disturbing reality of life for these workers—who reportedl...