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Wednesday News: Cell phones and supercookies, EFF’s plan for abandoned games, infringement suit against Jay Z, and PW’s best books for 2014

Wednesday News: Cell phones and supercookies, EFF’s plan for abandoned games,...

Verizon, AT&T tracking their users with ‘supercookies’ – Soooo, it turns out that companies like AT&T and Verizon have been using something called “supercookies” to basically track everything their customers do on the internet with their cell phones. Isn’t that… more

Friday News: Adobe supposedly fixes ADE 4, Joan Didion Kickstarter campaign, corporate commentary on Gamergate, and a former slave bests his “master”

Friday News: Adobe supposedly fixes ADE 4, Joan Didion Kickstarter campaign,...

Adobe Updates Digital Edition, Stops Sharing User Info With the Internet – Nate Hoffelder reports that Adobe has stopped sending data on the books you’re reading back to Adobe in plain text. Adobe insists that: “Enhanced security for transmitting rights… more

Friday News: Wireless ISP allegedly blocks email encryption; Whisper v. Guardian on privacy; diversity in publishing; and 33 free Philip K. Dick stories

Friday News: Wireless ISP allegedly blocks email encryption; Whisper v. Guardian...

Revealed: ISPs Already Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption And Make Everyone Less Safe Online – So if you haven’t yet been engaged in the net neutrality debate, this might motivate your interest. According to VPN company Golden Frog, at… more

Thursday News: Facebook apologizes for “fake name” snafu, E-books and research libraries, global gender bias in film, and the DA ad book is open

Thursday News: Facebook apologizes for “fake name” snafu, E-books and research...

Facebook’s chief product officer apologizes to the LGBTQ community – Facebook CPO Chris Cox penned what appears to be a pretty earnest and humble apology for discriminating against LGBTQ users by flagging their user names as fake. Although Facebook does… more