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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Privacy Groups Push Back Against Latest Facebook Tracking Scheme
A transnational group of privacy and consumer advocates is calling on the Federal Trade Commission and the Irish Data Protection Commission to shut down Facebook's new web-tracking program, which it says violates established privacy agreements and in fact punishes users who are "most diligent about...
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More Than 100 Killed in 14 Hours as Gaza Death Toll Rises Above 1,200
The death toll in the Gaza Strip has now passed 1,200 people since Israel began bombing on July 8 and the Palestinian Ministry of Health reports Tuesday that more than 100 people were killed in the fourteen hours from overnight Monday into morning as mosques, homes, and other structures were hit...
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Peddlers & Profiteers: Wall Street's Finest Pushing Tax-Dodging Mergers
Wall Street's largest investment banks are both peddling and profiting from the latest corporate craze known as "inversion mergers" in which large U.S.-based companies sell themselves off to foreign companies or subsidaries in order to further insulate themselves from paying taxes in their home...
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