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Submission + - Woz compares the cloud and PRISM to communist Russia ( 1

An anonymous reader writes: Some journalists run into Steve Wozniak at the airport and asked him about iOS 7 and PRISM, where he made an interesting comparison about how the US is becoming what it once feared most.

In communist Russia "you couldn't own anything, and now in the digital world you hardly own anything anymore. You've got subscritpions and you already said ok, ok, agree and you agree that every right in the world belongs to them and you got no rights and anything you put in the cloud, you don't even know", says Woz. "Ownership was what made America different than Russia".

Submission + - NSA Building $860 Million Data Center in Maryland (

1sockchuck writes: As its current data collection makes headlines, the National Security Agency is continuing to expand its data storage and processing capabilities. The agency recently broke ground on an $860 million data center at Fort Meade, Maryland that will span more than 600,000 square feet. The project will provide additional IT capacity beyond the NSA's controversial Utah data center. The new facility will be supported by 60 megawatts of power and use both air-cooled and liquid-cooled equipment.

Submission + - Sunglasses and Dolls but Definitely not Guns - How 3D Printing Really Works (

DavidGilbert99 writes: 3D printing guns have been in the news a lot lately thanks to Defense Distributed and The Liberator. But this has led to a huge number of myths and misunderstandings about the possibilities of 3D printing. Here expert Jonathan Rowley debunks many of the myths associated with the process and says that making guns this way is simply not viable.

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