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Step into another skin with Everyday Racism app

A new free app for iOS and Android lets you experience a small slice of what life's like in Australia as an Indian student, a Muslim woman, or an Aboriginal man.

By January 22, 2014

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Amazon, eBay ban sales of Confederate flag merchandise

The online retailers' prohibition comes after bans from Walmart and Sears. Google, Etsy and Newegg also make similar changes.

By June 23, 2015

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Apple removing some apps that contain Confederate flag imagery

The electronics giant adds its voice to the rebellion against the Civil War symbol following last week's racist massacre of nine people at the famed Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church.

By June 25, 2015

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Reddit bans 'FatPeopleHate' and other forums, citing antiharassment policy

The social-networking and news site removes five "subreddits" it says violated recently introduced rules regarding hostile posts.

By June 10, 2015

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John Waters tells college grads to 'use tech for transgression'

"The Prince of Puke" encourages Rhode Island School of Design's class of 2015 to shake things up, "horrify us with new ideas" and make him nervous. Plus, he gives a nod to hackers.

By June 8, 2015

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Google Maps hit with White House racial slur vandalism

The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.

By May 19, 2015

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Zuckerberg marks his birthday, but don't make a big deal about it

In his latest public Q&A, the Facebook CEO talks about diversity in Silicon Valley, Ukraine and his childhood.

By May 14, 2015

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Google commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with Selma doodle

Technically Incorrect: To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Google uses the work of a first-time doodle artist to depict the Selma march. Apple, too, changes its home page in homage.

By January 19, 2015

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Ferguson, Mo., police site hit with DDoS attack

In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.

By August 14, 2014

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Anonymous hacks Ferguson, Mo., police site for dispatch tapes

The hacking collective publishes hours of alleged police dispatch tapes on Twitter and YouTube from the day unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in a St. Louis suburb.

By August 13, 2014