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Facebook Data Portability Is a False Promise

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Protecting our personal info is a lifestyle choice many of us aren’t making

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Like all things that are good for you, backing up stinks

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robocopy "D:\" "H:\D" /MIR /FFT /R:3 /W:10 /Z /NP /NDL


The data set’s ripple effects are immeasurable

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A major data breach shows genetic information is vulnerable to attack

A close up of a gloved hand holding up a DNA autoradiogram next to a petri dish to illustrate genetic research.
A close up of a gloved hand holding up a DNA autoradiogram next to a petri dish to illustrate genetic research.
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Advertisers can’t quit Facebook

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But you can do something about it

The Doordash app logo is seen on an iPhone screen.
The Doordash app logo is seen on an iPhone screen.
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What Google searches reveal that governments won’t

A healthcare worker talks to people in line at a United Memorial Medical Center Covid-19 testing site in Houston, Texas, June 25, 2020. Photo: Mark Felix/Getty Images


Harvard lecturer and ‘Think for Yourself’ author Vikram Mansharamani explains his strategies for strengthening common sense in a time ruled by big tech

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Police can access everything from “pokes” to private Messenger data — and increasingly do

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