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Data Dealer
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Privacy? Screw that. Change the tables!
Privacy? Screw that. Change the tables!

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Finally: Data Dealer Closed Beta is ONLINE! Yeah

First 300 invites out...all background info here:
> http://datadealer.com/beta (english)
> http://datadealer.com/de/beta (deutsch)
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"Big Brother needs YOU! Join us in the war on privacy"

Now online: the National Security Agency Customer Appreciation Page! Including the "NSA Kids Patriot Activity Book".

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Here’s a look at how the NSA collects your personal data.

Step 1: NSA goes to Gmail, guesses “puppy64” as the password for all usernames, and successfully gains access to over 5 million email accounts

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"We suggest that rather than attempting to add suitable privacy measures as an afterthought, privacy issues should be addressed before the Semantic Web gains popularity" (Anya Kim et al. 2002)

Building Privacy into the Semantic Web? Eleven years ago it still seemed possible, guess we came a long way, baby:
http://bit.ly/15rKUWn
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Science fiction writer Charles Stross states that "10% of all photos ever taken were taken in the past 12 months, and the exponential up-slope is continuing."
Cloud storage and face recognition is state of the art in any image library nowadays, so a couple of questions come to our minds immediately: What other technologies are used to process image data and to what purpose? Who (else) gets access to all that image data? Not something a crown prince would have to worry a lot about, or does he?

http://bit.ly/15EXQXP
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New: PRISM Cloud Storage. All your data, in one place. Join now!
http://prism.andrevv.com/
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If you're in the US, watch the "Terms and Conditions May Apply", released a week ago. Everyone else, watch this trailer & ask them to bring it to the rest of the world!

Btw. Data Dealer has made it into the print edition of the NY Times on Monday, wow. And to Saudi Arabia: http://bit.ly/12URUaX

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Phew, that was a close one!..

Now, it's official: We really did it!

Thanks to all who made it possible! WOOOOHOOO!
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WOOOOOOOHOOOO! Many thanks to all of you who made this possible!

Two hours before our deadline... looks like...WE MADE IT! Yeahhhhhhh!!! Yessss! 50k and counting! :)

And keep in mind: We are working as hard as possible to create the best Data Dealer we can... so every additional $ will result in a better game with more items and functionality! Yay!
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12 HOURS LEFT! Data Dealer on Kickstarter: We've reached nearly $45,000 by now. Thanks so much! ♥ Yesterday we made it into ...the NEW YORK TIMES, today we'll make the missing $5,000 and reach our goal. Hell yeah. Please contribute, share & spread to make it happen: http://kck.st/12TbJVZ
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