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Pessimists, or perhaps realists, in the security industry say that being hacked is a matter of when, not if. But if you're a user of Kim Dotcom's Mega site, do whatever you can to make sure you're never hacked, because you can't change your password and you can't delete your account.
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Aaron Swartz, Reddit co-founder, was dedicated to sharing data and information online. He worked tirelessly to develop and popularize standards for free and open information sharing.
If the NSA scandal, which exposed the US government for spying on its citizens, wasn't enough, media sources trying to pin down the big scoop couldn't get the story straight. Details, details.