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Email Advancement?

Email, the web’s much maligned little cousin, is in the midst of a revolution—one that will change not only how designers and developers build HTML email campaigns, but also the way in which subscribers interact with those campaigns. The article

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Privacy is Dying

Prompted by “Samsung Warns Customers To Think Twice About What They Say Near Smart TVs”: http://tech.slashdot.org/story/16/02/14/1742240/samsung-warns-customers-to-think-twice-about-what-they-say-near-smart-tvs In a troubling new development in the domestic consumer surveillance debate, an investigation into Samsung Smart TVs has revealed that user voice commands are

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Ad(d) Hypocrisy

Prompted by “Online Ad Czar Berates Adblockers As Freedom-Hating ‘Mafia’”: http://yro.slashdot.org/story/16/01/26/1720217/online-ad-czar-berates-adblockers-as-freedom-hating-mafia Randall Rothenburg, the president and CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has made a speech branding the creators of Adblock Plus (who were banned from the conference where

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Scarily Pathetic Tech

Prompted by “IoT Security Is So Bad, There’s a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids”: http://search.slashdot.org/story/16/01/24/0256224/iot-security-is-so-bad-theres-a-search-engine-for-sleeping-kids Shodan, a search engine for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently launched a new section that lets users easily browse vulnerable webcams. The feed includes

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Behavioral Targeting You

Prompted by: reasonably serious privacy concerns Anyone appreciating the sense in defending your privacy will appreciate this post (well, that’s my preference anyway). Although it may seem to be just focused upon a particular email service (one you probably don’t

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Shielding Wrongness?

Prompted by “Majority of Americans OK With Warrantless Internet Surveillance”: http://tech.slashdot.org/story/16/01/01/1856251/majority-of-americans-ok-with-warrantless-internet-surveillance A new poll conducted by the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research gathered opinions on the U.S. government’s surveillance of internet communications. The poll found

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No Control Camera

Prompted by “Green Light Or No, Nest Cam Never Stops Watching”: http://yro.slashdot.org/story/15/11/24/222253/green-light-or-no-nest-cam-never-stops-watching The truth is: the Nest Cam is never “off” despite an effort by Nest and its parent Google to make it appear otherwise. That, according to an analysis

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