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Ooshies Are Basically Evil

Ooshies Are Basically Evil

Ooshies, the plastic collectible toys Australian supermarket chain Woolworths is using to lure shoppers to its aisles, aren’t just a bit of fun. They’ve been connected to a black market among Woolworths staff, frenzied online trading replete with death threats, chaotic crowds and and feral behaviour at supermarket swap days,…

Which DNA Databases Are The Best And Worst For Privacy?

Which DNA Databases Are The Best And Worst For Privacy?

Your DNA says a lot about you, and it’s likely that either you or a relative is represented in one of the DNA databases that are now being used to track down criminals. But mailing in a vial of spit does not automatically put you in a database that law…