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Snowden Leak: NSA Plans to Infect 'Millions' of Computers
Offbeat  (tags: technology, Hacking, Intelligence, Internet, Security, USA )

Ray
- 435 days ago - rt.com
Yet more previously secret surveillance operations waged by the United States National Security Agency were made public Wednesday morning thanks to leaked documents supplied by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Study: Internet Trolls Are Also Terrible In Real Life
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, internet, technology, bullying, trolls, online )

Robert
- 452 days ago - pcmag.com
Internet trolls and video game griefers are just as broken in real life as you've always suspected, according to a new psychology paper by Canadian researchers.
'The Day We Fight Back': 6,000 Websites Protest Surveillance, Honor Aaron Swartz
Offbeat  (tags: Anniversary, Gayane Chichakyan, Intelligence, Internet, Law, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 463 days ago - rt.com
More than 6,000 websites, including Reddit, Tumblr, Mozilla, are taking part in an online protest against government surveillance. The action marks two years since website blackouts against SOPA and PIPA and commemorates Aaron Swartz's death.
Kitty Takes Care of Sick Puppy
Offbeat  (tags: protection, off-beat, interesting, news, odd, pets, pictures, health, dogs, safety, unusual, humor, home, CoolStuff, interesting, health, internet, media, cats, animalwelfare, pets )

Kelly
- 509 days ago - lifewithdogs.tv
Zeke is allergic to certain grasses, and broke out in hives. He just got home from the vet, where he was given steroid and Benedryl shots.
Four-Legged Clepto Pooch Caught on Surveillance Camera Stealing Treats
Offbeat  (tags: puppy pilfered, animals, interesting, humor, funny, business, unusual, pets, food, dogs, crime, photos, internet, media, americans )

Kelly
- 529 days ago - examiner.com
Fox News Carolina An utterly adorable husky had an exciting day off leash on Wednesday in Clinton, S.C. as he gently padded into the Dollar General Store through sliding doors and "dog lifted" such canine treats as pig ears, beef bones, dog food,
Best Viral Cat Videos Celebrated at US Festival
Offbeat  (tags: Internet, cat, film, festival, wonderful, video )

Giana
- 631 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Once enjoyed on the privacy of a home computer or during a work break, the humble viral cat video has been elevated to a public art form.
Video:We Tracked Down Our Biggest Troll...and Kind of Liked Him
Offbeat  (tags: internet, investigation, interesting, discovery, technology, safety, tech, world, off-beat, society, unusual, humans, ethics, culture )

JL
- 726 days ago - motherjones.com
Ever wonder what an internet troll is like in person? We met one in his lair.
The Psychological Strains of Digital Activism - Global Voices Advocacy
Offbeat  (tags: activism, psychological strain, inadequate, internet, technology, humans, world, interesting )

Tamara
- 762 days ago - advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org
My blog has remained silent for quite some time. The reasons lie in the post I am about to write. From 2009-2011 I played a pivotal role on the Internet side of the Iranian Green Movement. This brought me many opportunities, such as co-founding AccessNow
5 Health Benefits of Friendship
Offbeat  (tags: americans, activists, culture, freedoms, health, safety, internet, interesting, GoodNews, family, protection, safety, photos, humor, healthcare, medicine, prevention, treatment )

Kelly
- 796 days ago - care2.com
Aids in recovery, helps with stress find out the other wonderful ways friendship enhances our lives
Grumpy Cat: The Internet's Favorite Sour Cat Draws Crowds at SXSW
Offbeat  (tags: cat, funny, humans, humor, internet, bizarre, society )

Giana
- 803 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
While that furry and very cute feline sat in a small bed in Mashable's dry and warm tent here at SXSW, hundreds of people waited in line in the pouring rain just to get a photo and quick look at her.
How Much Is That Doggie on My Browser? Actor Ben Stein and IFAW Investigate Internet Puppy Mills
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dogs, suffering, internet )

Cher
- 887 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
A new investigation into online puppy sales highlights the problem of the Internet being used as a tool for exploiting dogs and consumers
Legal Music Services
Offbeat  (tags: music, entertainment, internet )

Adrian
- 1212 days ago - riaa.com
There are more than 13 million legal tracks online today. The following is a partial list of services licensed by the major record companies.
Legal Sources of Online Content
Offbeat  (tags: technology, education, internet )

Bryan
- 1213 days ago - educause.edu
The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires all colleges and universities to offer legal alternatives to unauthorized downloading. The list at the bottom of this page includes all of the legitimate online services that are approved by the RIAA or MPAA.
IT Infrastructure in the Third World
Offbeat  (tags: business, technology, internet )

Emily
- 1232 days ago - blogherald.com
When you think of a third world country, chances are you aren't thinking of Internet access. You might be surprised to learn that many developing countries are working hard to provide Internet to their populations, often in surprising ways.
Rhapsody Challenges Muve, Pitting Music Streaming Vs. Downloading
Offbeat  (tags: internet, technology, music, business, entertainment )

Hogan
- 1255 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The Rhapsody offering is MetroPCS' answer to Muve, the music service that prepaid rival Cricket launched late last year as part of a $55-a-month calling plan.
 

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