Amazon's data request portal for police is visible on the web
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Amazon’s data request portal for police is visible on the web

You might not have to wonder just what data police can request from Amazon — some of those details just became public. TechCrunch has discovered that parts of Amazon’s law enforcement request portal are visible to anyone on the web without requiring… Continue Reading…

Netflix unveils a 'Resident Evil' CG anime series arriving in 2021
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Netflix unveils a ‘Resident Evil’ CG anime series arriving in 2021

Netflix has more Resident Evil programming in the works than its live-action show. The streaming giant has revealed Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, a “CG anime” series due to premiere sometime in 2021. While the foes of the show (apart from zombies… Continue Reading…

Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft's OS history
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Windows XP source code leak sheds light on Microsoft’s OS history

Microsoft is no stranger to Windows source code leaks, but a new incident might just provide insights into its history. Bleeping Computer and ZDNet report that a 4chan user has posted what’s believed to be source code for Windows XP Service Pack 1, W… Continue Reading…

Google reportedly plans to ban post-election day political ads
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Google reportedly plans to ban post-election day political ads

Google will not run any election-related ads after polls for the US presidential election close on November 3rd, according to Axios. In an email obtained by the publication, the search giant warns advertisers they won’t be able to run ads “referencin… Continue Reading…

Google Fiber customers can now use their own routers
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Google Fiber customers can now use their own routers

If you’re a Google Fiber customer, you were given a router to use with your service when you signed on. That might have kept folks who had a router they prefer from signing up for the service, or left some clients with redundant devices left sitting… Continue Reading…

Free VPNs are bad for your privacy
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Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

VPNs are in high demand as Americans scramble to keep access to TikTok and WeChat amid a looming government ban. There are dozens of free VPNs out there that promise to protect your privacy by keeping you anonymous on the internet and hiding your browsing history. Don’t believe it. Free …

Free VPNs are bad for your privacy
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Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

VPNs are in high demand as Americans scramble to keep access to TikTok and WeChat amid a looming government ban. There are dozens of free VPNs out there that promise to protect your privacy by keeping you anonymous on the internet and hiding your browsing history. Don’t believe it. Free …

Free VPNs are bad for your privacy
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Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

VPNs are in high demand as Americans scramble to keep access to TikTok and WeChat amid a looming government ban. There are dozens of free VPNs out there that promise to protect your privacy by keeping you anonymous on the internet and hiding your browsing history. Don’t believe it. Free …

Don’t buy the hype: Free VPNs are bad for your privacy
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Don’t buy the hype: Free VPNs are bad for your privacy

VPNs are in high demand as Americans scramble to keep access to TikTok and WeChat amid a looming government ban. There are dozens of free VPNs out there that promise to protect your privacy by keeping you anonymous on the internet and hiding your browsing history. Don’t believe it. Free …

Twitter says its test to get people to read articles before tweeting worked
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Twitter says its test to get people to read articles before tweeting worked

Twitter’s experiment that prompted people to read an article before tweeting it out has succeeded in getting more people to read before they tweet, the company said. The company has been testing the feature since June, when it first started asking so… Continue Reading…