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This Comic Can Help Us Understand Our Place In The World Of Big Data
Big Data

Comics. Generally associated closely with either teenagers or enthusiastic, loyal followers and collectors, but read across a large demographic. They’re across all ranges, too –banter, wistful nostalgia, life lessons through the eyes of a child and his tiger, political satire even. Though not always colourful or bright, the clean, simple,

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Ethics, Privacy And Discrimination In The Age Of Big Data
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At Data Days 2014, one of the most compelling talks came from Lorena Jaume Palasi, a lecturer & PhD candidate at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Her talk addressed intriguing questions about data ethics- do we need to create new ethical paradigms to deal with data? Where does the

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Website Targeting Non-Secure Webcams, According To Uk Independent Authority
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A UK independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest- ICO has brought forth the risk of using weak passwords yet again. A new Russian website has launched that allows people to watch live footage from some of the insecure cameras across the world. The website, accesses

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With New Tor Connector, Is There Now A Way To Hide From Facebook?
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Following the rise of data breaching and web surfers defending themselves against traffic analysis online, anonymity has because more prevalent than ever. Facebook announced this week that users of the social media can now connect directly to the network via the free anonymity software, Tor. It is first of the

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Nsa ‘Snooping’ Hampers Us Internet Infrastructure Market, Argues David Snead
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Founder of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (I2C), David Snead, has revealed that the US is facing an avoidance from Data Center customers who are moving infrastructure in other sites owing to “data sovereignty concerns” raised by the NSA surveillance disclosures. According to Data Center Knowledge, “Our members are seeing a

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Anonabox: A Tiny Networking Router Providing Anonymous Internet Access &Amp; Encryption
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Anonymity on the web is fast gaining importance, in the wake of Government snooping disclosures and the increasing data breach frequency. Almost four years ago, a group of friends working in IT consulting, were meeting for “beer and tacos,” and while brainstorming over client projects and discussing current political world

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Google Asked To Remove Search Results By Japan Court In The Wake Of Eu’s &Quot;Right To Be Forgotten&Quot; Dictum
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In an injunction emulating the EU’s recent “right to be forgotten” law, the Tokyo District Court has ordered Google Japan to remove search results that hinted at a man’s relations with a criminal organization after he complained his privacy rights were violated. Taj Meadows a spokesperson for Google said that

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Facebook’s Atlas Will Mine Its User Data Repository To Aid Marketers, Amidst Privacy Concerns
BI & AnalyticsNews

Facebook has launched the completely reduxed and rebuilt ad platform, called Atlas, that will deliver people-based marketing, helping marketers reach customers across devices, platforms and publishers immense trove of data of its 1.3 billion users. “Atlas has been rebuilt on an entirely new code base, with a user interface designed

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Fake Transactions Traced To Home Depot Breach Fall Heavy On Compromised Customers As Miscreants Drain Bank Accounts
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Following the breach at Home Depot payment card systems brought to light earlier this month, there are reports of fraudulent transactions across various financial institutions, that are draining money from customer accounts. According to unidentified sources familiar with the situation, fraudulent transactions are surfacing across the U.S. as stolen card

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How Does The Great Naked Celebrity Hack 2014 Affect You?
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First of all, this is a terrible thing that has happened to these women. It is certainly some form of sexual assault and we should really think about how we treat celebrities and regular Janes when it comes to unintended nudity (so many nip slip images, wardrobe malfunctions, the Duchess

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