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Danica Patrick sniffs at animal activists for getting GoDaddy puppy ad pulled

Technically Incorrect: The GoDaddy Super Bowl ad, which mocked Budweiser's puppy ads, should have aired, says the famous driver and GoDaddy spokeswoman.

By February 12, 2015

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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Activist group to debut barcode-scanning boycott Israel app

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement is coming out with a smartphone app that can scan products to see if the manufacturer has ties to Israel.

By March 13, 2014

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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Facebook now lets you describe your gender

The latest move is a step away from the previous process that required you to choose from a list of predefined genders.

By February 27, 2015

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Google reverses ban on explicit Blogger content

The tech giant makes a hasty U-turn on its decision to ban sexually explicit content from Blogger blogs.

By February 27, 2015

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NSA planted surveillance software on hard drives, report says

Security vendor Kaspersky outs a group capable of inserting spying software onto hard drives around the world, while Reuters fingers the NSA as the culprit.

By February 17, 2015

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Christian group to schools: Stop filling kids' heads with dinosaurs

Technically Incorrect: Insisting that dinosaurs are a 19th century invention and caused one child to become 'bestially-minded,' Christians Against Dinosaurs posts its displeasure on a popular parenting site. But surely this is satire.

By February 15, 2015

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Grandma accidentally sends rent check to Comcast (Comcast cashes it)

Technically Incorrect: A 79-year-old New Mexico woman makes a mistake. Initially, Comcast refuses to refund her the money back in cash, instead offering a credit on her account.

By February 13, 2015