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Ariana Eunjung Cha / Washington Post:
As fitness wearables and sensors become more pervasive, important questions remain about privacy and the usefulness of health data tracking   —  From the instant he wakes up each morning, through his workday and into the night, the essence of Larry Smarr is captured by a series of numbers …
May 11, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Nike and Under Armour pour money into health tracking to develop connections with customers, recommend products based on exercise data, reach new markets   —  Why Nike and Under Armour are spending wildly to watch your every step  —  Runners leave the starting line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Apr 26, 2015, 7:35 AMIn context
Washington Post:
ACLU: at least 28 inspector general websites for whistleblower reports and the State Department terrorist tip site do not use HTTPS   —  Why confidential tips to the government may not be confidential after all  —  Got a hot tip about federal waste, fraud or corruption?
Apr 19, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Vijaya Gadde / Washington Post:
Twitter General Counsel admits to inexcusably slow abuse response times, commits to balancing free speech and safety, says size of user protection team tripled   —  Twitter executive: Here's how we're trying to stop abuse while preserving free speech  —  Open discussion doesn't mean much if some people are afraid to take part.
Apr 17, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Inside the battle over crypto backdoors as the White House prepares report for President Obama   —  As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security  —  For months, federal law enforcement agencies and industry have been deadlocked on a highly contentious issue …
Apr 12, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Report: DDoS on GitHub and GreatFire the result of “Great Cannon”, a powerful new offensive capability for Chinese government enabling censorship worldwide   —  China deploys new weapon for online censorship in form of ‘Great Cannon’  —  China has moved beyond censoring Internet content seen …
Apr 10, 2015, 9:10 AMIn context
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Hillary Clinton hires Stephanie Hannon, Google's director of product management for civic innovation and social impact, as campaign's chief technology officer   —  Hillary Clinton hires Google executive to be chief technology officer  —  Hillary Rodham Clinton has hired a longtime Google executive …
Apr 8, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / Washington Post:
FTC to review complaint that YouTube Kids over-advertises to children   —  The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will review complaints by consumer groups that YouTube Kids is a hyper-commercial app with junk food and toy ads flooding the video service.
Apr 7, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
A year after firestorm, DHS wants access to license-plate tracking system   —  The Department of Homeland Security is seeking bids from companies able to provide law enforcement officials with access to a national license-plate tracking system — a year after canceling a similar solicitation over privacy issues.
Apr 3, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Tim Cook / Washington Post:
Tim Cook speaks out in op-ed against state “religious freedom” laws that discriminate   —  Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws are dangerous  —  There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country.  A wave of legislation …
Mar 29, 2015, 10:10 PMIn context

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