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Facebook to pay out $10 million to settle ‘Sponsored story’ lawsuit

Posted June 19, 2012 Facebook has agreed to pay out $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by users unhappy over the use of their details in Sponsored Story ads. Read.

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Take a 666 chill pill: ‘Barcode at birth’ author was just joking

Posted  May 28, 2012 Science fiction writer Elizabeth Moon does *not* believe that all humans should be subcutaneously RFID chipped at birth. Here you go. 

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Pastebin, its mission of freedom, and the tribulations of hacker escapades

Posted April 3, 2012 Pastebin gives its users “total freedom of speech”, which means it’s a prime spot for hackers to publicize their exploits and for stolen information to be posted. Makes it a bit difficult to run the site, says Pastebin’s owner Jeroen Vader. Read the story on Naked Security. 

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Google admits to pocketing profits from ads on seamy sites

Posted January 11, 2012 Google has once again admitted to profiting from advertisements for illegal products and services. Recently the BBC exposed them for making money on bogus Olympic 2012 ticket sales. For more, check out the full story.

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