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Tuesday News: bookselling via Twitter, the legality of data retention, media whitewashing, and struggle over Sendak’s estate

Tuesday News: bookselling via Twitter, the legality of data retention, media...

Hachette Tries Selling Books via Twitter – So Hachette is experimenting with new ways to sell books direct to readers, and its collaboration with Gumroad to sell books on Twitter is set to launch this week, beginning with books from… more

Monday News: Twitter is tracking you, Yahoo sells Flickr images, Jacqueline Woodson interview, and video game marries tradition and technology

Monday News: Twitter is tracking you, Yahoo sells Flickr images, Jacqueline...

How to stop Twitter from seeing what mobile apps you’ve installed — Unless you have intentionally blocked access, Twitter is now tracking the apps you have installed on your mobile phone. This Gigaom post provides instructions on how to block Twitter… more

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