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There's more to protecting your privacy online than turning off your Spokeo profile

Jan 14, 2011
A company called Spokeo has been freaking out a lot of people lately: the site is sharing information thought to be private. Spokeo creates profiles that contain where you live, how much money Spokeo thinks you make, if you're married, hobbies, what names you use online. But Spokeo is just the tip of the iceberg.
Posted In: Science
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What now: The future of computer geeks

Jan 7, 2011
Marissa Mayer, vice president of consumer products at Google, is an unapologetic geek and thinks that the Internet will encourage others, male or female, to be geeks just like her.
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This ad's for you

Dec 20, 2010
There are rumors that Direct TV is working on getting targeted ads on the TV. To do so, the company will have to obtain a lot of information on you, the TV viewer. Kai Ryssdal talks to the University of Pennsylvania's Joseph Turow about all the implications.
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How net neutrality might affect your Internet use

Dec 20, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote tomorrow on net neutrality, which enforce an even playing field for all Internet websites, big or small. Some argue that such rules are unnecessary.
Posted In: Internet
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How to create the best passwords

Dec 13, 2010
News came today that anyone who had commented or contributed to a Gawker Media site had their passwords compromised by hackers. Kai Ryssdal talks with Kevin Purdy, a contributing editor from Lifehacker (a Gawker site), about how to best protect yourself online.
Posted In: Internet
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Why Facebook Fell Apart

Sep 24, 2010
Facebook went dark for more than two and a half hours yesterday. It is the biggest service outage in more than 4 years. Like buttons disappeared...
Posted In: business, social media
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Future Tense becomes Marketplace Tech Report

Sep 17, 2010
Hi everyone. John Moe here. Starting Monday, September 20th, Future Tense will be going by the name Marketplace Tech Report. Producer Larissa An...
Posted In: news
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75 years later, drivers still frustrated by parking meters

Jul 16, 2010
It's the parking meter's 75th birthday. And understandably, not everyone feels like celebrating. Andrea Bernstein looks into how they evolved.
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Opting out of targeted ads with Power I

Jun 21, 2010
Ad Age's Michael Learmonth talks with Kai Ryssdal about what the Power I is and how it can help you opt out of targeted advertising.
Posted In: Internet
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How FCC's broadband plan affects you

Jun 17, 2010
The FCC is taking steps to change the regulation of high-speed Internet providers. It wants to treat the providers more like phone companies, so they'd have to give all Internet traffic equal access. The agency is opening up public comment on the plan. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on how the plan might affect the economy.
Posted In: Internet

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