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The Interview goes streaming, Google silences prosecutor, FB privacy issues #whatsgooingon

kid with christmas pyjamas and a teddy bearMerry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Gooibiz! Hopefully you have recovered from your food coma and are enjoying some time off with your Christmas’ haul. Tech news has not been taking a vacation however. Here’s what’s been happening this week:

  • The Interview has a US streaming release, leads to widespread piracy
  • Google sues critical prosecutor into silence
  • The problem with Facebook’s privacy policy
  • Hackers strike at Xbox Live and PSN over Christmas

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Rocking up to the trenches with some chocolate #whatsgooingon

RockinguptothetrenchesHello gooibiz readers. Did you survive the shopocalypse? If so you will be delighted to hear that things are just starting to heat up for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and of course the mother of all holidays Christmas. So what happened this week? Well apart from us landing a washing machine sized lander on a bloody comet!

  • Walmart expands price-matching to Amazon
  • Facebook’s ‘plain English’ privacy policy seems to hide the fact that they are still selling your details
  • Counterfeit goods flourish on Facebook ads
  • UK companies square off in the annual Christmas ad ‘emotional’ contest

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