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EFF: FBI used Best Buy Geek Squad to extract evidence for prosecutions

Was the support team of Best Buy acting on behalf of the federal government to sweep up evidence for child porn possession prosecutions?

T-Mobile One earns net neutrality doubts from EFF

The Un-carrier is in the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s ire once again as net neutrality concerns are raised against its newest (and only) data plan.

PSA: How to opt out of T-Mobile’s Binge On program

T-Mobile won’t say it’s throttling data speeds for all video for its Binge On program, but if you’re irked by the EFF’s findings, here’s how to get out.

T-Mobile throttles YouTube according to Electronic Frontier Foundation tests

This development may put the FCC’s meeting with T-Mobile in a new…
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What is App Ops, and why did Google remove it from Android?

Google included a new feature, App ops, in Android 4.3 to let users selectively disable access to certain information. Why was it removed in Android 4.4.2?