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October 11, 2014, 9:15 PM

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Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras' documentary about Snowden, confirms a second leaker  —  Citizenfour review - Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated  —  Laura Poitras' documentary disentangles NSA surveillance and plots the story of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and Moscow  —  Edward Snowden in Moscow.
Phil Goldstein / FierceWireless:
Sprint to shutter WiMAX network around Nov. 6, 2015  —  Sprint (NYSE:S) confirmed it will shut off service on its mobile WIMAX network on or around Nov. 6, 2015, giving further clarity on its network evolution.  —  Sprint spokeswoman Adrienne Norton confirmed the date to FierceWireless.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
SoundCloud Posted A $29M Loss In 2013 On Revenues Of $14M  —  SoundCloud, the popular online music and audio sharing platform, is now exceeding 175 million listeners each month and is on track to reach 200 million.  But its rapid growth has seen the company's costs run away from its revenues.
More: RAIN NewsTweets: @joshconstine
Jim Dalrymple II / BuzzFeed:
Kmart says hackers have obtained credit and debit card numbers of “potentially” all customers since September  —  Kmart Says Credit Card System Breached In Malware Attack  —  The attack began in September and involved the use of malware.  A separate hack reportedly targeted Dairy Queen.
HD Guru:
Netflix quietly raises its 4K Ultra HD subscription rate to $11.99 from $7.99  —  Netflix Quietly Raises its 4K Ultra High Definition Subscription Rates  —  Netflix, the leader in 4K Ultra High Definition streaming services, has raised their rates, while continuing to add more 4K content …
The Atlantic Online:
How social media firms struggle to balance free speech and safety as women face threats and harassment online  —  The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women  —  In December 2012, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir discovered a Facebook group called “Men are better than women.”
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Judge Rejects Defense That FBI Illegally Hacked Silk Road—On a Technicality  —  Lawyers for Ross Ulbricht have spent the last two months shifting the focus from their client, charged with creating the billion-dollar drug market the Silk Road, and putting it onto the potential illegality of the FBI's investigation.
More: Reuters, Bloomberg and Naked SecurityTweets: @rogerkver

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