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WikiLeaks vs. the C.I.A.

Last week, in one of the most controversial stories in recent history, WikiLeaks released a trove of documents that details the tools that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) uses for hacking into personal computers, web servers, smartphones and even televisions. WikiLeaks, the website that has become notorious for its publishing of secret information, news leaks, and […]

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The Week in Privacy

Internet users familiar with Bill Gates – but privacy policies, not so much More than 80 percent of American adults can identify Bill Gates in a photograph. But, Pew Research says, only about half that percentage know that companies with privacy policies don’t always keep user information confidential. Many people appear confused about what a company […]

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Can you trust the little people running big surveillance?

The news about the NSA’s widespread surveillance has unleashed a firestorm of well-deserved anger. Americans are trying to process what NSA spying means for them and how they can take action, but there’s also a palpable feeling of hopelessness, as if these big, faceless agencies have set in motion surveillance machinery that cannot be stopped […]

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Abine teams up with Mozilla and more to take a stand against NSA

If you’re bothered by the news that the NSA is collecting Americans’ personal information, it’s time to take action. First, take on the law. We’re proud to be a business supporter of Mozilla’s Call.StopWatching.Us campaign, which makes it easy to call your representative and sign on to a letter to Congress. We joined a growing list of […]

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