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Ariana Grande Mourning Grandfather’s Passing

Ariana Grande Mourning Grandfather’s Passing

By Kimberly Ripley July 26, 2014

Ariana Grande lost her beloved grandfather, 90-year-old Frank Grande, this past week to cancer, and even watched her brother, Frankie Grande–a Big Brother contestant–receive the news while on the show. Both the Problem singer and her brother–as well as their …

“Big Brother”: Fired For Using Racial Slurs “Big Brother”: Fired For Using Racial Slurs

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A cast member on the new season of “Big Brother” has been fired from her job as pageant coordinator for East Coast USA Pageant, Inc. after cameras caught her using racial slurs–including the “N” word–and exhibiting behavior that the company …

Big Brother 2013 Brings New Elements To The Series Big Brother 2013 Brings New Elements To The Series

Big Brother 2013 premiered last night, and the 14-year-old reality TV series is proving that it still has a few new ideas to play around with. The newest season of Big Brother introduced us to 16 contestants who are all …

1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal 1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal

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Nearly everyone knows what the phrase “Big Brother” means in a political discussion – a government that keeps a close eye on its people’s comings and goings, a surveillance state. Surprisingly few people these days know that the phrase comes …

“George W. Obama” Photo Takes Aim At NSA Scandal “George W. Obama” Photo Takes Aim At NSA Scandal
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If you’ve been anywhere near the internet in the last couple days, you are probably aware of the recent government surveillance scandals. It started yesterday with the revelation that the government was collecting data from Verizon customers phone calls (all …

Verizon Patents A DVR That Spies On You Verizon Patents A DVR That Spies On You
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Verizon is moving into the targeted ad business in a big way. The wireless carrier announced a new campaign yesterday called Verizon Selects that would allow them to share a customer’s info with advertisers. Now the carrier has patented a …

ABC Glass House Debate Garners Fake Press Release ABC Glass House Debate Garners Fake Press Release

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ABC’s new show, “Glass House”, is so much like a certain competitor network’s cash cow “Big Brother” that it has started an all-out, balls-to-the-wall fight of epic proportions. Give these networks a ring and some metal chairs, ’cause I think …

Homeland Security Sued Over Proposed Facebook, Twitter Monitoring Homeland Security Sued Over Proposed Facebook, Twitter Monitoring
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The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), has filed suit in US District Court against the Department of Homeland Security. The grounds for the suit is a refusal by DHS to reply to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by …

The Most Used iPhone Passcodes Are Depressingly Simple The Most Used iPhone Passcodes Are Depressingly Simple

In my mind, there are only three good reasons to use a passcode lock on your smartphone. The first is obviously security – you don’t want your dumb friends peeking at your private texts. The second is to prevent butt …

Microsoft, The Fast Buy, And Big Brother
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Everyone thinks Microsoft’s purchase of Fast Search & Transfer is about enterprise search. We thought there could be more to the deal. Here’s a stream of consciousness for you to consider.

Big Brother Wants Your Email Access

A disturbing report via National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell says Big Brother (that’s the US government and its NSA if you haven’t been keeping up) wants access to any email, file transfer and Web search. Their main ally so far in the security game: AT&T.

AT&T Wants To Be Copyright Police
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How would you feel about your ISP digging into the stuff you send out to check for pirated content? Sounds kind of Big-Brotherish, doesn’t? A sort of TSA for your data packets. Enter Ma Bell and the Copyright Police.