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  • New data clearly illustrate the poverty-to-prison pipeline

    In the US, boys born into poor households often end up in prison as adults. Boys born into rich ones almost never do. This is the eye-opening finding of a recently released analysis by the Brookings Institution. The report finds that boys born into households in the bottom 10%...
  • Crisis experts say Facebook has mishandled the data scandal

    NEW YORK (AP) – The crisis-management playbook is pretty simple: Get ahead of the story, update authorities and the public regularly, accept responsibility and take decisive action. Crisis-management experts say that until Wednesday, Facebook was 0-for-4. Facebook’s two top executives, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, went...
  • Equifax Is Waiving Their Credit-Freeze Fees for 30 Days after consumer outcry! Find Out How You Can Sue Them!

    Equifax says it will now waive all of its fees for customers who want to freeze their credit files with the company, reports The New York Times, but it will only do so until November 21. Equifax will also refund fees to those who have paid since September 7...
  • Already High priced Verizon rates are going up!!!

    Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. All major carriers now offer unlimited plans after years of steering people toward paying extra for using more data. Verizon, like its rivals, will...
  • Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data!

    NEW YORK — A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files. HBO, which had previously acknowledged the theft of “proprietary information,” said...
  • Should law enforcement have access to your phone location data ??

    The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to hear a case that could have far-reaching effects on citizens’ privacy when it comes to the availability of their cellphone data to police. The issue at hand is whether law enforcement officers need a warrant to access phone location data that’s kept...