John Paczkowski

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Ministry of Love. How May I Detect Your Call?

Is the Government Tracking Us Through Our Cellphones? Of course it is. If the National Security Agency hopes to create an accurate “database of every call ever made” within the nation’s borders, it needs to know the locations from which they were made, right? And if the Justice Department ever gets around to complying with the Freedom of Information Act request seeking records related to such tracking practices and the apparently gutted definition of “probable cause” that governs them, we’ll find out just how far along it is.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work