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October 11, 2014, 6:50 PM

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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.
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.
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
Megumi Fujikawa / Wall Street Journal:
Tokyo court orders Google to delete search results about Japanese man, citing privacy violations  —  Google Suffers New Privacy Setback in Japan  —  TOKYO— Google Inc. has suffered another setback on privacy issues, this time in Japan, following a European court ruling that gave Internet users …
Mark Scott / New York Times:

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