Frequent Flyer ‘Terrorist’ Who Blogs About TSA Troubles Was Watchlisted For Animal Activism

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“I’m a convicted terrorist. I fly a lot. And the TSA won’t leave me alone.” That’s the tagline for the “Jetsetting Terrorist,” a blog launched last month in which a frequent flying hipster who has been watchlisted writes (humorously) about his misadventures trying to get on planes.

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 Europeans Want Google To Forget Facebook And This Facebook Copycat

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Most of us don’t want the Internet to forget official news about us; instead we want to eradicate things that our friends — or we ourselves — posted. Though news organizations have made the most noise about their old articles being pulled from search results, the website being erased most from search results was not the New York Times, the BBC, or the Guardian; it was Facebook. In a dead heat with the social networking giant was a site with lesser name recognition: The Profile Engine, based in New Zealand.

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 NSA May Have Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies

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NSA May Have Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies

As a much-anticipated documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden premiers in New York this evening, new revelations are being published simultaneously that expose more information about the NSA’s work to compromise computer networks and devices. Newly-brought-to-light documents leaked by Snowden discuss operations by the NSA working inside China, Germany and South Korea to help physically […]

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 Judge Rejects Defense That FBI Illegally Hacked Silk Road—On a Technicality

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Judge Rejects Defense That FBI Illegally Hacked Silk Road—On a Technicality

The judge argues that even if the FBI did hack the Silk Road server, Ross Ulbricht hadn’t sufficiently demonstrated that it belonged to him, and thus can’t claim that his privacy rights were violated by its search.

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 Snapchat Can’t Stop the Parasite Apps That Screw Its Users

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Snapchat Can’t Stop the Parasite Apps That Screw Its Users

Snapchat has long been one of the favorite piñatas of the privacy crowd, criticized for encouraging teens to send nude pictures with dubious promises of ephemerality. But as the seedier corners of the Internet buzzed Friday over news of a 13 gigabyte leak of Snapchat messages, the service has pointed the finger instead at an […]

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