The internet as an engine of liberation is an innocent fraud – Nicholas Carr | Aeon Essays

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Mafia management

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How Spy Tech Firms Let Governments See Everything on a Smartphone – NYTimes.com

What I am reading: SAN FRANCISCO — Want to invisibly spy on 10 iPhone owners without their knowledge? Gather their every keystroke, sound, message and location? That will cost you…, How Spy Tech Firms Let Governments See Everything on a Smartphone – NYTimes.com, http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/03/technology/nso-group-how-spy-tech-firms-let-governments-see-everything-on-a-smartphone.html?nytmobile=0, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,