John Paczkowski

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Law Enforcement Getting a Little Too Giddy With Cellphone Records Requests

Here’s a disturbing, yet sadly unsurprising revelation. Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in the U.S. made more than 1.3 million requests for cellphone records in 2011, demanding everything from text messages to location data. And the number of requests is up sharply over the past five years, according to a congressional inquiry conducted by Rep. Edward J. Markey, D.-Mass., who called the results “startling.”


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