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"The disturbance" - privacy rights group hacks consumer tracking device in Västerås

DFRI, the Swedish organisation for digital rights, sent a handful och activists to the city of Västerås, to block the tracking of mobile phones the city is doing.

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Robots could be spitting in your food any day. Or not.

So this might be a pet issue, but since I have the soapbox, why not use it, right?

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Taylor Swift joins growing army of musicians leaving Spotify

Hey did you hear the news? Taylor Swift has pulled her music from Spotify. First let's read Spotify's sugary sweet blog post lamenting the fact.

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No Future For You.

The past few days have seen an interesting spate of articles appear in global media calling bullshit on Big Tech, with at least one unlikely figure at the helm.

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Thom Yorke attempts to legitimize BitTorrent

A couple of days ago, Radiohead front man Thom Yorke tweeted the above photo as well as posted to his tumblr site. Then made the announcement that his new album will be made available for pay, via BitTorrent.

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Kurt Sutter Tells Google "Actually, you are evil."

When it comes to fighting for content creators' rights, Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, whom we've written about before is with

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Misha Collins asks writers to work for free, gets ass handed to him.

Are you familiar with MIsha Collins? I'm wasn't until today. I don't watch much TV. But apparently he's on a CW show called Supernatural.

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Project Sunblock: Protects brands from being seen with porn & piracy

Project Sunblock, an online ad measuring tool founded by experienced ad e

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Facebook Messenger's Mobile App Terms of Service says it can record your conversations

Do you ever sign a lengthy contract without reading it? Of course not, you say, and I'll call you a liar. Every time you click "accept" on those terms of services without reading it, you just agreed to a contract.

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Mr. Lowery goes to Washington.

73 years ago, Congress and the Department Of Justice issued a temporary consent decree to force songwriters to let big companies use their songs without negotiation.

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