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ToS;dr is a crowdsourced database of website terms of service; install the associate plugin and your browser will display a letter grade (from A to F) for every site you visit, with subcategories for things like data-retention and the rights the site asserts to your contributions. It emerged…

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Trump’s longtime strongman got benefits we’re just beginning to learn about. Wonder why he needed legal representation? Ken Dilanian at NBC News reports that Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign paid more than $66,000 to the law firm that represents Keith Schiller, his former bodyguard, according to newly filed campaign records….

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The United States and Britain today accused Russia of launching a new wave of internet-based attacks targeting routers, firewalls and other computer networking equipment used by government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators around the globe. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),…

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Wolf Richter’s dental insurer sent his family a free “smart” toothbrush that records how often and how well you brush, using a set of proprietary consumables to clean your teeth. Richter discovered that not only did his toothbrush rat on him, his insurer was paying attention: when he…

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