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Massive breach leaks 773 million email addresses, 21 million passwords     – CNET

Massive breach leaks 773 million email addresses, 21 million passwords – CNET

Millions of emails and passwords were dumped in an 87GB file. James Martin/CNET In one of the largest public data breaches, a collection containing more than 87 gigabytes of personal information was leaked online. The data dump, titled “Collection #1,” was hosted on the cloud service Mega, and had 772,904,991 email addresses, and 21,222,975 passwords....

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Shareholders demand Amazon end facial recognition sales to government     – CNET

Shareholders demand Amazon end facial recognition sales to government – CNET

Amazon’s shareholders are asking the company to stop selling Rekognition to government agencies. Ben Fox Rubin/CNET Concerns about Amazon’s facial recognition program have now reached the company’s shareholders. Along with civil liberties groups, members of Congress and Amazon’s own employees, a group of shareholders is now also calling on the retail giant to stop selling its...