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Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission

By Against Crony Capitalism June 24, 2015   Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission       We’ve written about some smart TVs and their ability to essentially surveil your living room. But if you have Chromium installed on your laptop you may have to worry about your computer doing the same thing. (Not […]

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Under the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act, clearing your browser history could land you a felony charge for destroying records in a federal investigation — whether you realize you're under investigation or not. (Shutterstock/amaze646)

Clearing your browser history can be deemed ‘obstruction of justice’ in the U.S.

By Lauren O’Neil CBC News June 9, 2015 9:39 AM ET   Clearing your browser history can be deemed ‘obstruction of justice’ in the U.S. Boston Marathon bomber’s acquaintance could face 20 years in prison for deleting files     Next week, a 24-year-old man who knew Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev is scheduled to appear in U.S. Federal […]


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New York Post: Google controls what we buy, the news we read — and Obama’s policies

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism March 29, 2015   New York Post: Google controls what we buy, the news we read — and Obama’s policies     Google is a highly politicized company. An ardent supporter of the current president, members of Google’s senior staff even helped Obama get elected in 2012. This would […]


West Coast, East Coast: Silicon Valley Blurs the Distinction With Washington Presence

By Clark Mindock OpenSecrets.org March 8, 2015   West Coast, East Coast: Silicon Valley Blurs the Distinction With Washington Presence   Silicon Valley has staked its claim in Washington. From Capitol Hill to the White House, tech money is everywhere — and 2016 looks like it will be the industry’s biggest year yet. Tech may […]

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