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Income sharing agreements could cost students more than loans

Purdue University Michael Hickey/Getty Images Venture capitalists, colleges and politicians are working to make income sharing agreements the norm on campuses. Consumer advocates are sounding the alarm. Under these types of agreements, students forfeit a slice of their future income in exchange for money to pay for college. The contracts …

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Members of Twitter’s Trust & Safety Council says the social media platform didn’t consult them before changing its policies

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.Associated Press Twitter is being criticized by members of its own Trust & Safety Council for failing to communicate its recent policy and product changes in advance. The security council members are not Twitter employees – the council comprises dozens of outside advocates and grassroots organizations with …

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Tech’s elite gathered in San Francisco for 2 days of startup pitches, and it revealed the strange way Silicon Valley is grappling with its misgivings over Saudi money

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Aside from the Trump campaign itself, the biggest spender on pro-Trump Facebook ads is reportedly a secretive New York-based newspaper

In this Aug. 13, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak in Monaca, Pa. Trump is hoping to woo New Hampshire into his column heading into 2020. The president will visit the state on Thursday to hold a reelection rally. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Associated Press President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign …

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We talked to the professor who fought Cambridge Analytica to get his data back in Netflix’s ‘The Great Hack’ about why privacy rights in the US are lagging behind the rest of the world

Netflix/YouTubeDavid Carroll is one of the main subjects in “The Great Hack,” a Netflix documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the fight for data rights.Netflix/YouTube A new Netflix original documentary, “The Great Hack,” provides an inside look into the Cambridge Analytica scandal as it unfolds, with exclusive interviews from …

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2 privacy crises in one week prove Facebook still hasn’t solved its privacy woes, even after a $5 billion fine

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10 of the most bizarre details people have reported finding in Jeffrey Epstein’s NYC mansion, from a painting of Bill Clinton in a dress to prosthetic breasts mounted on a bathroom wall

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA on 9/8/04.Rick Friedman/Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images The late Jeffrey Epstein made headlines in July after he was arrested on suspicion of sex trafficking minors in his Manhattan and Florida homes from 2002 to 2005. On August 10, he was found dead in …

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