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December 28, 2013, 7:15 AM

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Jemima Kiss / Guardian:
Facebook ‘dead and buried to teens’, research finds  —  Comprehensive European research has found that teens are leaving the service in droves - and the biggest deterrent is their parents  —  Teens are being put off Facebook by friend requests from their parents Getty
Om Malik / Gigaom:
Dear Quartz, maybe it's you that needs new glasses and a map. 2013 was not a lost year for tech  —  If anything, in 2013 it became even more fashionable for some of our fellow scribes and righteous founders to lament the lack of innovation in Silicon Valley.
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
As US fiber buildouts spur competion, benefiting consumers, threats to net neutrality loom  —  How US Internet service might get better—and worse—in 2014  —  2013, like just about every year before it, was the year nearly all of us complained about our Internet service.  —  “It's too slow!” we said.
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Paul Graham Says Women “Haven't Been Hacking For the Past 10 Years”  —  The Information just proved that it's worth the $400 price of admission.  On display in an interview with Y Combinator cofounder Paul Graham is the clearest picture of Silicon Valley's unacknowledged sexism to ever find its way in print.
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Google received 235 million DMCA takedown requests in 2013, discarded 9%  —  Google Discarded 21,000,000 Takedown Requests in 2013  —  Since last year copyright holders have started to increase the number of DMCA takedown requests they send to Google.  —  In 2011 Google was asked …
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Target confirms encrypted debit PIN data was stolen during hack  —  Target has confirmed that encrypted debit card PIN data was stolen as part of the massive hack carried out against the retailer between late November and early December.  The company previously admitted that card numbers …
Joel Rosenblatt / Bloomberg:
Google Loses Bid for Wiretap Suit Appeals Court Rehearing  —  Google Inc. (GOOG) lost a bid for a rehearing before a federal appeals court that said the operator of the world's most-used search engine must face claims that its Street View program violated federal wiretap law.
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Jordan Robertson / Bloomberg:
A New Twist in International Relations: The Corporate Keep-My-Data-Out-of-the-U.S. Clause  —  By now, we've heard from tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Cisco Systems that the National Security Agency's spying poses a threat to their international business and, in Cisco's case, is already hurting it.
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