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Erasing a digital trail – Worcester Telegram

Erasing a digital trailWorcester TelegramIn Romania, a woman tried to curtail online access to records of her divorce. In Britain, a former … Such efforts have accelerated after a landmark decision by the European high court this month that will require Google and other search providers to …and more »

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Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive – Ars Technica

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Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archiveArs TechnicaIt's easy to find historical documents, public domain works, and vintage photos online through a search on the DPLA's website. "To participate in the DPLA, all institutions have to donate their metadata under a CC0 license, send us a thumbnail, and [...]

Silk Road Had Digital Outpost in Pennsylvania – New York Times

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Silk Road Had Digital Outpost in PennsylvaniaNew York TimesMr. Nadovich is not named in the search warrant, but other public records identify him as the owner of JTAN, which lists an address in Easton, Pa., the hometown of Lafayette College. In the search warrant, the company is listed having an address in …and more »

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Supreme Court to take major look at privacy in digital age – CNN

Supreme Court to take major look at privacy in digital ageCNN(CNN) — The Supreme Court will undertake a major examination of privacy in the digital age, after accepting review Friday of a pair of appeals over whether police must obtain a warrant to search data on the cellphone of a person under arrest. Criminal …

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Find anybody anywhere with these eerily good people search engines – Digital Trends

Find anybody anywhere with these eerily good people search enginesDigital TrendsAs per usual with these kinds of sites, 123people makes use of a proprietary search algorithm to trawl the Deep Web and spit out relevant information like public records, phone numbers, addresses, images, videos, Web content, and email addresses.

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Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us? – Texas Public Radio

Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us?Texas Public RadioAlmost instantly, they identify her, apparently using facial recognition software, and pull up the digital records of her life — including her family biography and her utility bills from three countries. The woman is just a bystander, but … But …and more »

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Making a Mountain Out of a Digital Molehill – New York Times

Making a Mountain Out of a Digital MolehillNew York TimesFrom what has been made public, we know that the F.B.I., under the Obama administration, used its powers under the Patriot Act to seek these records; that judges with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court approved these searches; and that members …and more »

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Search like a spy with these tips from a declassified NSA document – Digital Trends

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Search like a spy with these tips from a declassified NSA documentDigital TrendsIf you're looking for a specific person, try searching their name, email address, or phone number on a site like Pipl, 123people, or Spokeo. These sites act as meta search engines, and gather data from a number of public records databases, social [...]

The Digital Public Library of America: adding gravitas to your Internet search – Ars Technica

The Digital Public Library of America: adding gravitas to your Internet searchArs TechnicaThe organization launched a website on Thursday that allows users to browse more than two million archived books, images, records, and sounds. The content comes from the libraries of institutions like Harvard … Enlarge / Searching for Alameda …and more »

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Jennifer Graham Living under the high-def digital spyglass – Boston Globe

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Jennifer Graham Living under the high-def digital spyglassBoston GlobeOur addresses, square-footage totals, and mortgage amounts have forever been public records, but have never before been presented as entertainment. Still, my friend assures me that I'm part of the shrinking few who care about this. So what if Wii …

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