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Twitter Is About To Officially Launch Retargeted Adsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Twitter is ready to roll out retargeted ads fueled by browser cookies, sources confirm. Twitter could make the announcement as soon as tomorrow, expanding retargeted ads beyond the “experimental” phase that started in July. (IT news)

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Ubuntu Linux Users Assail Canonical's Privacy Policiesview story

http://thevarguy.com – How much sharing is too much when it comes to Linux and open source? Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is trying to answer that question by asserting more control over the use of its trademark. But the Ubuntu community isn't necessarily taking it well, as an ongoing debate over the site fixubuntu.com shows. read more (IT news)

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Don't Compare The Brazilian Spying Case To The NSA's Mass Surveillance Effortsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Earlier today a Brazilian newspaper broke the story that ABIN, the top intelligence agency in that country, has employed low-tech spying techniques on foreign diplomats. This is sticky for the country as it has been intensely critical of the NSA and its practices of mass surveillance the world around. (IT news)

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Apple Files With U.S. Government For More Information Request Transparency As It Releases First Reportview story

http://techcrunch.com – Today, Apple has released its first ever report on government information requests, detailing exact numbers of account information and data requests internationally. (IT news)

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Dark Alliance Reinvents Email Privacyview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata. (Distributions)

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[ROM] [Team D.I.R.T] Dirty Unicorns 4.3.1view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – This ROM is based on the Android Open Kang Project (AOKP). The idea to start a ROM based off AOKP with added features for us was started out of curiosity and boredom. We started compiling ROMs for personal use and later started sharing them. After sharing it with a few people, we decided to take it a step further and fine tune the way we do things. (HowTos)

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Poll: Public Supports NSA Spying On Their Email, Neighbors And Foreign Leadersview story

http://techcrunch.com – Despite a torrent of outrage from the press, world leaders, and the United States Congress, most Americans still approve of the National Security Agency's surveillance practices. (IT news)

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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 15th, 2013view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – wiki: https://wiki.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20131015 = Minutes for Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, 16:00 UTC = == Next Meeting == * Tuesday, October 29th, 2013, 16:00 UTC == Attending == * Rosanna Yuen * Andreas Nilsson * Karen Sandler * Marina Zhurakhinskaya * Emmanuele Bassi * Sriram Ramkrishna * Tobias Mueller === Regrets === * Ekaterina Gerasimova * Joanmarie Diggs === Mis (Software)

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Stallman: How Much Surveillance Can Democracy Withstand?view story

https://www.linux.com – The current level of general surveillance in society is incompatible with human rights. To recover our freedom and restore democracy, we must reduce surveillance to the point where it is possible for whistleblowers of all kinds to talk with journalists without being spotted. (Software)

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Silicon Valley Luminaries Got Grilled On The NSA At Disrupt, Here's How They Respondedview story

http://techcrunch.com – On Monday, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington wrote that he would press the CEOs, VCs, and other Silicon Valley leaders who he was interviewing at TechCrunch Disrupt about the NSA scandal. “I’m scared of our government and I’m disgusted by what little Silicon Valley has done to fight it,” Arrington wrote. (IT news)