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The hidden consequences of tech, revealed

Is it a HIPAA violation for your employer to require vaccines?

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Seems like everyone hates Instagram for kids


What facial recognition steals from us

There’s a better way to protect yourself from hackers and identity thieves

Your most important vaccine passport questions, answered

Here’s the nuclear option to opt out of tracking on iOS

Why the new iOS update is such a big deal

Why Apple’s latest gadget is catching the attention of antitrust regulators

Amy Klobuchar takes aim at 12 vaccine misinformation influencers

Watch NASA’s new autonomous helicopter take flight on Mars

Biden makes good on his promise to punish Russia for the massive SolarWinds hack

Like it or not, you should probably start paying attention to bitcoin

You can finally ask Facebook’s oversight board to remove bad posts. Here’s how.

Why a global chip shortage is screwing up America’s pickup trucks

YouTube says it’s better at removing videos that violate its rules, but those rules are in flux

Biden’s plan to fix America’s broken internet, briefly explained

Your Slack DMs aren’t as private as you think

Vaccine-themed gear is in high demand on Etsy

The FDA just made cheap, rapid, at-home Covid-19 testing even easier to get

Dark patterns, the tricks websites use to make you say yes, explained

Facebook is defending its algorithms. Critics aren’t buying it.

Everything you need to know about vaccine passports

If Mark Zuckerberg won’t fix Facebook’s algorithms problem, who will?

The teenager behind last year’s big celebrity Twitter hack is going to prison

TikTok surprises users by making personalized ads mandatory

Clubhouse got a little less creepy thanks to a recent update

How your mobile carrier makes money off some of your most sensitive data

This Democrat has a federal privacy bill Republicans might actually like

Facebook is finally cracking down hard on anti-vaccine content. It is facing an uphill battle.

You got a vaccine. Walgreens got your data.

Google is done with cookies, but that doesn’t mean it’s done tracking you

The key ingredient that could hold back vaccine manufacturing

Twitter is tweaking its approach to vaccine misinformation

Coming soon to Twitter: Tweets you have to pay for

Why some like Apple’s new privacy labels, despite their flaws

App trackers secretly sell your location data to the government. App stores won’t stop them.

You’ve been invited to Clubhouse. Your privacy hasn’t.

Facebook’s news ban in Australia is draconian. But it might not be wrong.

Online romance scammers stole more hearts (and money) in 2020 than 2019

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