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  • The FTC is worried about algorithmic transparency, and you should be too

    It's no secret that algorithms power much of the technology we interact with every day, whether it's to search for information on Google or to browse through a Facebook news feed. What's less widely known is that algorithms also play a role when we apply for a loan, for example, or receive a special marketing offer.

  • DOJ right not to prosecute Assange, say press freedom advocates

    The U.S. Department of Justice has made the right decision to not prosecute WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange for publishing leaks from former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, if a recent report in the Washington Post is correct, press freedom advocates said.

  • Voyager 1, where are you?

    NASA's Voyager 1 has journeyed farther from Earth than any other man-made object, but there's a debate about exactly how far it's gone and whether it's actually left our solar system.

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