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Why We're Addicted to Online Outrage
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, online behavior, technology, anger issues, humans, society, safety, culture )

- 624 days ago -
The internet is angrier than ever. And that suggests something deeper than mere prickliness.
R.I.P. Bartcop: The Passing of a Modem, a Smart Mouth, and the Truth
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, internet, news, politics, society )

- 628 days ago -
Some the best writers cut their teeth here. A legend passes on, but his legacy lives on.
Facebook to Crack Down on Illegal Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, guns, laws, ethics, safety, society, crime, abuse, news, internet )

- 631 days ago -
In an effort to curb illicit activity, Facebook introduced Wednesday a series of educational and enforcement efforts for sellers of guns. It will delete posts that seek to circumvent gun laws.
UK Spy Agency Intercepted Webcam Images of Millions of YAHOO Users
Society & Culture  (tags: NSA, GCHQ, spying, Yahoo, webcam users, internet, scandal, chats )

- 637 days ago -
* Optic Nerve program collected Yahoo webcam images in bulk * 1.8m users targeted by GCHQ in six-month period alone * Yahoo: 'A whole new level of violation of our users' privacy' * Material included large quantity of sexually explicit images
Merge of the Titans? Comcast/Time-Warner Deal Called 'Unthinkable' Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, Corporate accountability, crime, consumer abuse, dishonesty, freedoms, government, internet, law, media, politics, rights, society )

- 651 days ago -
'This deal would be a disaster for consumers and must be stopped,' say critics With Petition link
Internet Apocalypse? *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, internet, news, politics, rights, society, world )

- 665 days ago -
The richest 1% could now control what we all see on the Internet forever. It's the apocalypse of the internet as we know it, and will erase the democratic promise of an information highway for everyone the founders of the world wide web imagined. ...
Read Me! Please!: Book Titles Rewritten to Get More Clicks (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, internet, interesting, society, culture, celebrity, media )

- 669 days ago -
What if books were whorishly titled, optimizing our search engines rather than our imaginations, rather than leaving us to discover who Oliver Twist was or who was proud and who was prejudiced?
Stanford Man: Richard Sherman and the Thug Athlete Narrative
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, athletes, racism, society, media, culture, humans, internet, interesting, sports )

- 672 days ago -
The idea of a famous white person embarrassing or tarnishing the reputation of the entire race is a bewildering concept to even consider. But it's commonplace when an individual from any minority group does something that could be considered "uncouth."
Demand Google, Facebook & Yelp Cut Their Ties With ALEC! - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: Internet, Google, ALEC, Right Wing Extremists, society, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, law )

- 677 days ago -
The websites millions of Americans use every day -- Google, Facebook and Yelp -- just teamed up with the anti-Obamacare, right-wing extremist group ALEC. Demand that Google, Facebook, and Yelp have the courage to cut their ties with ALEC immediately!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, disturbing, society, violence, corruption, sadness, internet, chat forums, ethics, safety )

- 679 days ago -
Forums can be great to chat to likeminded people, but some are just sick. Jeremy Wilson compiles some of the most vile internet forums around. Here are the forums that reflect the worst of humanity.
Thousands of Visitors to Yahoo.Com Hit With Malware Attack, Researchers Say
Society & Culture  (tags: world, computers, internet, Yahoo, dishonesty, humans, safety, abuse )

- 690 days ago -
Two Internet security firms have reported that Yahoo's advertising servers have been distributing malware to hundreds of thousands of users over the last few days. The attack appears to be the work of malicious parties who have hijacked Yahoo's...
5 Feminist Parodies That Blur the Lines Between Laughter and Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, internet, media, politics, religion, society, violence, women )

- 699 days ago -
When it comes to the portrayal of women in the media, the whole world is watching. And laughing too.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Plan to Dump Rat Poison Over the Farallon Islands
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, animals, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, dishonesty, corruption, business, cover-up, lies, treatment, sa )

- 712 days ago -
If US Fish & Wildlife has its way, Nov of 2014 is when they would like to begin a mission that involves the use of helicopters dropping an estimated 1.3 metric tons of rat poison over the Southeast Farallon Islands.
Spies Worry Over Doomsday Cache Stashed By Ex-NSA Contractor Snowden
Society & Culture  (tags: Ed Snowden, secret cache, NSA, spying, internet, "doomsday cache", Government Abuse )

- 725 days ago -
The cache contains documents generated by the NSA and other agencies and includes names of U.S. and allied intelligence personnel, seven current and former U.S. officials and other sources briefed on the matter said
Inmates Learn Tech Sector From Silicon Valley Pros
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, GoodNews, humans, interesting, internet )

- 732 days ago -
Graduates, now trickling out of the penal system, are landing real jobs at real dot-coms.

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