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Shane Harris / The Daily Beast:
Samsung's SmartTV privacy policy warns that spoken personal or sensitive information captured by voice recognition may be transmitted to a third party   —  Your Samsung SmartTV Is Spying on You, Basically  —  You may be loving your new Internet-connected television and its convenient voice-command feature …
Feb 8, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Iranian hackers posed as former UN ambassador John Bolton to extract information on LinkedIn   —  Iran Is Using a Neocon to Hack Its Foes  —  John Bolton, the former U.N. ambassador under George W. Bush, is playing an unexpectedly prominent role in an Iranian cyberspying campaign.
Jun 1, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Julian Sanchez / The Daily Beast:
Of the three main NSA reform proposals, the USA Freedom Act limits the NSA powers the most   —  The Best NSA Fix Comes From the Patriot Act's Author  —  The White House would stop NSA's phone dragnet, but leave the power behind it intact.  An unlikely Republican's bill does better.
Mar 31, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
Jake Adelstein / The Daily Beast:
Former employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting led to collapse of Mt. Gox   —  Inside Japan's Bitcoin Heist  —  A former Mt. Gox employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting—not virtual robbers—are the real culprits in the missing millions.
Mar 1, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Spy Chief: We Should've Told You We Track Your Calls   —  The U.S. government long considered its collection of Americans' call records to be a state secret.  Now the Director of National Intelligence admits it would have been better if Washington had acknowledged the surveillance in the first place.
Feb 18, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context
The Daily Beast:
The Secret FISA Court Must Go   —  We are assured the secret FISA court is keeping a close eye on government surveillance, but the truth of what it has done and justified is terrifying.  Law professors Christopher Sprigman and Jennifer Granick argue that the court must go.
Jul 28, 2013, 11:00 AMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Greenwald: Snowden's Files Are Out There if ‘Anything Happens’ to Him   —  Snowden has shared encoded copies of all the documents he took so that they won't disappear if he does, Glenn Greenwald tells Eli Lake.  —  As the U.S. government presses Moscow to extradite former National Security …
Jun 25, 2013, 9:00 PMIn context
Winston Ross / The Daily Beast:
Can Reddit Solve the Boston Bombing?  Probably Not   —  Boston may have caught a break in the marathon bombing.  But even before, the online community Reddit had a list of suspects.  Winston Ross on the hazards of crowdsourced detective work.  —  Was it the man in the blue robe?
Apr 17, 2013, 4:50 PMIn context
Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast:
Ethical or Not, Silicon Valley Bloggers Hit Up VCs for Angel Funds   —  It's a win-win game: Bloggers write favorably about both sides' portfolios, and everyone exits with 100x returns.  Even social media maven Robert Scoble is getting in on the game.  But whatever happened to journalistic integrity?
Feb 22, 2012, 8:45 PMIn context
Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast:
Even Woz Thinks the Android Bests the iPhone   —  Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak still loves his iPhone, but says in some ways, Android has leapt ahead.  Wow.  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs hated the Android smartphone operating system so much that he vowed he would spend his last dying breath …
Jan 16, 2012, 3:00 PMIn context

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