Invasive Tech Is Helping Your Boss Track Your Productivity
Advocates say new employee monitoring software helps maximise efficiency, but labour rights activists warn that it may be misused.
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The True Story of How Your Data Was Stolen to Fix Elections
VICE speaks to the directors of 'The Great Hack', a new Netflix documentary about the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Why You Should Make a 'Digital Will'
We spoke to psychologist Elaine Kasket about her new book, 'All the Ghosts in the Machine', which looks at what happens to our data when we die.
‘Privacy Is Becoming a Luxury’: What Data Leaks Are Like for the Poor
"I felt like my identity or whatever didn't matter to them."
This Guy Is Selling All His Facebook Data on eBay
“I realised that I’d been selling my data for free for ages, and decided it was time to cash in.”
This Is the Next Windrush-Style Scandal Waiting to Happen
The Home Office is trying to get out of having to share data with migrants about their immigration status.
We Now Have Hard Proof the Game Can't Keep People's Names Out of His Mouth
A scholar went through the Game's entire discography and made charts to count how many times he name-drops Dr. Dre, 2Pac, 50 Cent and many, many other rappers.
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Some Masochist Watched 'Pirates of the Caribbean' on Netflix 365 Days Straight
Just one of several weird revelations buried in the streaming service's year-end report.
Your Facebook Activity Reveals a Lot About Your Drug Use
A recent study reveals how social media can detect—and help prevent—substance abuse.
The New Literary Heroine Is Smart with No Personality
Catherine Lacey's 'The Answers' joins a cadre of recent novels featuring female perspective minus female identity.
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This 'Smart Condom' Will Track Your Sex Stats if That's Something You Want
The new wearable can apparently keep track of the speed of thrusts, number of positions used, and even calories burned, because that's what we all need, right?
Confuse Facebook's Algorithms with the 'Go Rando' Web Extension
Artist Ben Grosser has built an app that lets you obfuscate your likes in the face of Facebook’s all-seeing algorithms.