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Can a DDoS attack on Whitehouse.gov be a valid protest?

A software engineer wants to take down the Whitehouse.gov site to oppose Trump's inauguration

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2017: The year of widespread SDN adoption and DDoS attack mitigation

What can we expect in 2017? Accelerated SDN adoption and sharper focus for DDoS attacks.

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Yahoo will become Altaba, lose Mayer after Verizon buyout

The change is part of Yahoo's transition to an investment company

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Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air? Yep, with Nvidia GeForce Now

Believe it! Mac users are no longer limited to shovelware or aged games, thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming service.

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Trump’s FCC is set to gut net neutrality, privacy

Major changes are coming to telecom, in the form of more mergers, less competition, and other regulatory shifts

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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Department of Labor sues Google over wage data

Google has refused to comply with a request related to its federal contracts, the agency says, putting its ability to win government contracts at risk

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Intel to ship groundbreaking speedy 5G modem

The company hopes to lay to rest its mobile chip failures when its first 5G modem ships to testers in the second half of this year

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Microsoft’s browsers may have hit rock bottom

Meanwhile, the Firefox come-back continues

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30% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.

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The real reason we can't secure the internet

We can surmount the technical and human obstacles to a dramatically more secure internet, but one factor stands in the way

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Google and Facebook: It’s your job to fix a broken internet

The internet giants need to step up and repair our information system, because only they have the wherewithal to do it

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Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

From hardware wins like Google Pixel and Home to epic fails like the confusion over messaging apps, here are Google's biggest moments of 2016

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How a mistake led to NORAD tracking Santa's sleigh

Every year, children rely on NORAD to tell them where in the world Santa is. Here's the story of how this tracking tradition was born.

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Donate here! 9 better causes than Wikimedia

Internet freedom and literacy are important, particularly in the Trump era. These groups deserve your help

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No more bulk communications data retention, top EU court tells UK

The ruling calls into question the U.K.'s recently passed Investigatory Powers Act

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Facebook 'misled' EU regulators over its takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook could be fined up to 1 percent of worldwide revenue for ‘misleading’ EU regulators about its 2014 takeover of Whatsapp

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Privacy groups complain to FTC over Google’s 'deceptive' policy change

The complaint alleges that Google changed its policy in June to combine personal and browsing data

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