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Plenty of lawyers are basketball fans. What had once looked like a defense slam-dunk now isn’t: A federal judge declined to dismiss a fan’s suit that alleges the Warriors Android app violates wiretap laws. The app turns on your mic, supposedly so it can listen for location beacons at the NBA team’s stadium and serve up ads for things near you (like beer or foam fingers). Lawyers at Edelstein, which brought the suit, claim the app also intercepts private conversations . And did you know that over 400 of the world’s most popular websites record your every keystroke ? If you want to block session replay scripts, popular ad-blocking tool AdBlock Plus will now protect you against all the ones documented in the Princeton study. Here’s the list of websites that have third-party …(read more)

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