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  • FTC charges game developer with misusing money raised on Kickstarter

    A project developer who raised more than US$122,800 on Kickstarter to create a new board game has been charged by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission with using the money for personal equipment, moving expenses, rent and licenses for a separate project.

    Written by Grant Gross12 June 15 05:17
  • Kickstarter suspends Anonabox Tor router project

    Kickstarter <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/augustgermar/anonabox-a-tor-hardware-router?ref=nav_search">has suspended the crowdfunding campaign</a> of a Tor-enabling wireless router that gained widespread media attention as a privacy device for the masses but left others questioning its legitimacy.

    Written by Lucas Mearian18 Oct. 14 07:49
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  • Who wins the net neutrality debate? Google, of course

    In the debate over net neutrality, AT&T and Cisco are warning that fiber optic cable rollouts could be delayed -- and revenues lost -- if President Obama's recently proposed rules move ahead.

    Written by Matt Hamblen14 Nov. 14 23:15
  • Why the mob rules

    Many of today's hottest products do something similar -- they get their value from the collective actions of users. Mike Elgan explains why crowdsourcing and all that user data is so successful and valuable.

    Written by Mike Elgan20 July 13 11:08
  • Opinion: The Petraeus scandal and computer ethics

    Last week Gen. David Petraeus, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, resigned in response to what has turned out to be a much bigger scandal than it first appeared.

    Written by Mark Gibbs20 Nov. 12 15:44

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