Verizon’s ‘Perma-Cookie’ Is a Privacy-Killing Machine | WIRED
Verizon Wireless has been subtly altering the web traffic of its wireless customers for the past two years, inserting a string of about 50 letters, numbers, and characters into data flowing between these customers and the websites they visit. The company—one the country’s largest wireless carriers, providing cell phone service for about 123 million subscribers—calls…
Over 6 million views for this viral video by Greenpeace depicting a Shell oil spill in the arctic. Lego will not renew a 50 year old deal with Shell in which toys have been sold in stations around the world.
The next battlefield for workplace gender discrimination is artificial turf
The Women’s World Cup is heating up a battle between natural grass and artificial turf fields. Some of the world’s best players are filing a suit (pdf) against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association, and are arguing that the plan to play the tournament on the planned artificial turf, but not in the men’s league equivalent, is a form of gender discrimination.