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Activist Starts a Campaign To Buy and Publish Browsing Histories of Politicians Who Passed Anti-Privacy Law

Slashdot.org - 1 hour 26 min ago
On Tuesday, Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump that wipes away landmark online privacy protections. In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast of protections approved just last year that had sought to limit what companies could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data and Social Security numbers. Now call it a poetic justice, less than a day later, online privacy activist Adam McElhaney has launched an initiative called Search Internet History, with an objective of raising funds to buy browsing history of each politician and official who voted in favor of S.J.Res 34. On the site, he has also put up a poll asking people whose internet history they would like to see first.

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Uni und Ausbildung: Studieren lohnt sich - aber was?

Spiegel Online - 1 hour 38 min ago
Klar, je höher der Bildungsabschluss, desto höher das Einkommen, das bestätigt eine neue Studie. Allerdings gibt es große Unterschiede zwischen Männern und Frauen - und den Fachrichtungen.

Apple Mail engineering manager heads to Readdle to work on Spark email client

AppleInsider - 1 hour 40 min ago


A former engineering manager on Apple's Mail app, Terry Blanchard, has left the company to play a key role in developing Readdle's Spark email client, according to an announcement.
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Rassismus in den USA: Der gerade noch beherrschte Zorn

Spiegel Online - 1 hour 43 min ago
Schon vor 50 Jahren fand der Schriftsteller James Baldwin die klarsten Worte zum Rassismus in den USA. Raoul Pecks beeindruckender Dokumentarfilm "I Am Not Your Negro" zeigt, wie brennend aktuell sein Denken ist.

Killer Deals: 13" MacBook Pros from $1,299 ($150-$300 off); Touch Bar models from $1,599 ($200 off); 15" MacBook Pros from $2,199 ($300 off)

AppleInsider - 1 hour 46 min ago


For the next 48 hours only, grab Apple's current 13-inch MacBook Pro in Silver or Space Gray for $1,299 ($200 off) with free shipping and no sales tax in 48 states. Upgraded models are being slashed by $200-$300, including 13-inch Touch Bar configurations for $1,599 ($200 off). Meanwhile, save $300 on 15" MacBook Pros that start at just $2,199.
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