Uber's use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents (U.S.)
(This version of the Nov. 20 story corrects to show Uber used a business version of Wickr since October last year, not for the last two years, in paragraph 9)

Uber’s use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedents

politicians keep trying to break it, but leave it to uber’s corporate espionage division to potentially ruin encrypted messaging for everyone else

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How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You've Ever Met (Gizmodo)
In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and they say, “Oh, I have a grandparent in Sarasota,” and they tell you where they live and their name, and you may or may not recognize them.

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met – Gizmodo

I think tech people have been aware of this for a while, but it is worth exploring again

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Is it unethical for me to not tell my employer I’ve automated my job? (The Workplace Stack Exchange)
I currently work on a legacy system for a company. The system is really old - and although I was hired as a programmer, my job is pretty much glorified data entry. To summarise, I get a bunch of

we are wading into the philosophical deep end here, and if you try to grab onto me we’ll both drown https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/93696/is-it-unethical-for-me-to-not-tell-my-employer-i-ve-automated-my-job

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