With over $480 billion in total annual revenue, the U.S.' largest private employer wields immense power just in how it treats its workers at home and abroad. Their struggle for dignity and rights will continue after the last ballots are counted in November.
For a company whose governing motto has been "Don’t be evil," this move seems to confirm some of the worst fears of privacy and Internet rights activists.
An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.
Popular sports commentator Bill Simmons was suspended by ESPN for violating editorial standards -- or was it because he criticized the NFL, which happens to have a $15 billion contract with the network?Popular sports commentator Bill Simmons was suspended by ESPN for violating editorial standards—or was it because he criticized the NFL, which happens to have a $15 billion contract with the network?
In a highly unscientific but delicious experiment last weekend, 380 New Yorkers gave up sensitive personal information -- from fingerprints to partial Social Security numbers -- for a cookie.
Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, if your favorite website seems to load slowly, take a closer look: You might be experiencing the Battle for the Net's "Internet Slowdown," a global day of grass-roots action.
According to a new report based on Edward Snowden leaks by the Intercept's Glenn Greenwald, Britain's GCHQ has developed a library of tools that allow the agency to aggressively manipulate the public.