Facebook Has Started Throwing Your Politics Into Everyone's Feed

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Facebook thinks you want to help advertise everything you have ever Liked. Yes, even your favorite bands from high school.


MegaUpload Kicks FBI In The Teeth In Major Ruling

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Remember when <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/01/megaupload-shut-down-founders-and-employees-charged-with-piracy-law-violations/">the FBI shut down MegaUpload?</a> Boy, that was sure a win for the federal government.

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BlackBerry Might Split Itself In Two


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/3161506528_8b3db09704.jpg"></a>Remember when we told you Research In Motion, the owner of the formerly popular BlackBerry, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2011/10/five-tech-brands-that-probably-arent-going-to-make-it-to-2013/">might not make it to the end of 2012</a>.

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Charles Carreon, AKA The Guy Suing The Oatmeal, Now Going After Twitter Parodists Too

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Every single day, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/the-oatmeal/">the lawsuit Charles Carreon filed against the Oatmeal</a> gets weirder and sadder.

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Bank Robbery Isn't Nearly As Lucrative As It's Portrayed In The Movies


Six years ago now, Steven Leavitt famously broke down the economics of selling crack and found that <a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/steven_levitt_analyzes_crack_economics.html">it pays less than minimum wage</a>.


Apple To Introduce Newer, More Private Way to Track Your iPhone


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/153438272_659382f6c4.jpg"></a>Meanwhile, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/06/apple-unveils-new-2200-macbook-pro-full-ios-6-facebook-integration/">in OTHER</a> Apple news.


Did You Vote on Facebook's Privacy Policy? Neither Did Anyone Else


After Europeans campaigned for Facebook to actually respect your personal boundaries, Facebook decided to put it to a vote.


Please Stop Sharing This Stupid Facebook Chain Letter, People

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Apparently, despite the fact that it's been heavily advertised and talked about, some Facebook users had no idea that the social media behemoth was going to become a publicly traded company.

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eBook Publisher Changes 'Kindled' to 'Nookd' in 'War and Peace'


Recently, we told you about Apple's <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/05/apple-really-hates-the-term-jailbreak/">attempt to censor the word "jailbreak"</a> -- and apparently, we're just going to have to accept stuff like that as an increasing part of modern life, because now it's been discovered that an eBooks publisher, while putting out the infamously long and dull Russian tome "War and Peace," decided to find and replace everything with "Kindle" in it to "Nook".


Apple Really Hates The Term 'Jailbreak'

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/4602637706_84ab6a729b.jpg"></a>So, yeah, iTunes won't censor "bitch," <a href="http://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/05/according-to-itunes-jailbreak-is-a-four-letter-word/">but it will censor "jailbreak."</a> Or at least it <a href="http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/05/17/apple_censors_word_jailbreak_among_itunes_store_content.html">did</a>.


Your Mom Has Probably Given Best Buy Her Email Password


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/890708698_5b1f25b8b9.jpg"></a>Best Buy has not exactly been on a streak of late.

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Michigan Judge the Latest To Sext, Definitely the Creepiest


OK, we've got to ask: does this dude, Michigan judge Wade McCree, even realize how creepy he looks in this photo.

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Google Drive Is Totally Going To Take Your Stuff


Well, at least according to the Terms of Service.

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German Athlete Gets Dong Photos, Publicly Shames The Sender

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Ariane Friedrich is a German track and field champion, mostly in the high jump, and an Olympic athlete.


Cell Phone Companies Really Don’t Want to Admit They’re Helping Law Enforcement


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/2246911227_e2a8c4dd52.jpg"></a>Law enforcement is big business to telecommunications companies.


Dumb HR Guy Fires Entire Division Of Company By Hitting ‘Reply All’ On Email


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/screenshot-50.png"></a>We all know that email needs to be redesigned so that the "Reply All" button is far, far away from the "Reply" button.


Chinese Security Thinks It’s Anonymous, Hacks A Website It Hates


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/4537736021_e973c7f3b1.jpg"></a>The Chinese government really hates the Internet, for all sorts of reasons.

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MPAA: Embedded Videos Are Copyright Violations

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/1098812077_5cd805df68.jpg"></a>There are moments, glimmers, where the MPAA has a reasonable argument.

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Iran Wants To Make Its Own Internet, Without All the Freedom


<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/2471080370_4a69ecc68d.jpg"></a>The Iranian government is deeply scared of the Internet, and not just because the Iranian music industry claims piracy is ruining its profits.


Colorado's Attempt To Tax Amazon Has Failed


Online retailing has changed a lot of things, but one of the things it's changed the most, much to the chagrin of state legislatures, is how much sales tax states collect.

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