Spouses of Ashley Madison users targeted with blackmail letters

Threatening letters sent to the partners of former and current members, as well as themselves, with the demand: ‘pay $2,500 in bitcoin or have your infidelity exposed’ It’s been six months since extramarital dating site Ashley Madison was hacked, and Read More

Facebook facing German cartel probe over suspected data protection abuses

Anti-competition watchdog launches investigation into social network’s profiling of users for targeted advertising and abuse of its dominant position Facebook is being investigated by the German federal cartel office, the Bundeskartellamt, for suspected anti-competitive behaviour stemming from breaches of data Read More

Is it easier to be a lesbian than a straight woman in the tech industry?

Women at the Lesbians Who Tech Summit talked about their experiences blending in with the tech bros – but that doesn’t always mean equality Over this past weekend, something strange and a little funny happened in Silicon Valley: 1,600 lesbians Read More