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ProPublica - Technology

TurboTax Is Still Tricking Customers With Tax Prep Ads That Misuse the Word "Free"

6 days ago

Dating Apps Can Be Dangerous. Congress Is Investigating.

24 days ago

The IRS Decided to Get Tough Against Microsoft. Microsoft Got Tougher.

1 month ago

Like Voldemort, Ransomware Is Too Scary to Be Named

2 months ago

Kansas Abandons Technology Trumpeted by Kris Kobach, Trump's Onetime Voter Fraud Czar

2 months ago

We Are Investigating Sexual Violence and Dating Apps

2 months ago

YouTube Promised to Label State-Sponsored Videos But Doesn't Always Do So

3 months ago

The Ransomware Superhero of Normal, Illinois

3 months ago

Millions of Americans' Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek.

5 months ago

Report on Election Security Gains Attention, and a Sharp Rebuke

5 months ago

How Kentucky Gambled for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From a Broadband Program It Didn't Qualify for

5 months ago

How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon

5 months ago

New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

5 months ago

Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

5 months ago

People Are Using Secret Facebook Groups To Spread Hate We Can't See. We Need Your Help.

5 months ago

Aggression Detectors: The Unproven, Invasive Surveillance Technology Schools Are Using to Monitor Students

5 months ago

Methodology: How We Tested an Aggression Detection Algorithm

5 months ago

Sting Catches Another Ransomware Firm — Red Mosquito — Negotiating With "Hackers"

5 months ago

The Trade Secret: Firms That Promised High-Tech Ransomware Solutions Almost Always Just Pay the Hackers

5 months ago

We're Reporting on Ransomware. Do You Know Something About an Attack?

5 months ago

A High-Speed Internet Boondoggle Is Now a Campaign Issue in Kentucky

5 months ago

Kentucky's $1.5 Billion Information Highway to Nowhere

5 months ago

The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall

5 months ago

Prosecutors Dropping Child Porn Charges After Software Tools Are Questioned

5 months ago

HUD Sues Facebook Over Housing Discrimination and Says the Company's Algorithms Have Made the Problem Worse

5 months ago

Legalized Betting Could Change How We Watch Sports

5 months ago

Facebook Won't Let Employers, Landlords or Lenders Discriminate in Ads Anymore

5 months ago

Facebook and Twitter Turned to TurboVote to Drive Registrations. Officials Want Them to Turn Away.

5 months ago

Facebook Moves to Block Ad Transparency Tools — Including Ours

5 months ago

Do You Know Someone Struggling With Video Gambling? ​Help Us Understand Video Slot and Poker Addiction in Illinois.

5 months ago

Georgia Officials Quietly Patched Security Holes They Said Didn't Exist

5 months ago

How Big Oil Dodges Facebook's New Ad Transparency Rules

5 months ago

New Partnership Will Help Us Hold Facebook and Campaigns Accountable

5 months ago

Why Am I Seeing This? Interesting Facebook Ads From Our Political Ad Collector

5 months ago

Facebook Is Letting Job Advertisers Target Only Men

5 months ago

The Overlooked Weak Link in Election Security

5 months ago

D.C.-Based Pro-Israel Group Secretly Ran Misleading Facebook Ads to Target Pro-Palestinian Activist

5 months ago

No, a Teen Did Not Hack a State Election

10 days ago

Besieged Facebook Says New Ad Limits Aren't Response to Lawsuits

5 months ago

Facebook Promises to Bar Advertisers From Targeting Ads by Race or Ethnicity. Again.

5 months ago

Updated: Facebook Political Ad Collector

5 months ago

Facebook's Screening for Political Ads Nabs News Sites Instead of Politicians

5 months ago

What Facebook's New Political Ad System Misses

5 months ago

How to Wrestle Your Data From Data Brokers, Silicon Valley — and Cambridge Analytica

5 months ago

For Some Democrats, Facebook Likes Are a Path to Hard-to-Find Supporters

5 months ago

We Have Some Follow-Ups for Facebook — And We Want Your Help

5 months ago

Four Ways to Fix Facebook

5 months ago

Outlets in Eight Countries Are Using Our Tool to Monitor Political Ads on Facebook

5 months ago

Facebook's Experiment in Ad Transparency Is Like Playing Hide And Seek

5 months ago

ProPublica Seeks Source Code for New York City's Disputed DNA Software

5 months ago

Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate

5 months ago

Service Provider Boots Hate Site Off the Internet

5 months ago

Facebook's Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men From Hate Speech But Not Black Children

5 months ago

How to Protect Your Digital Privacy in the Era of Public Shaming

5 months ago

Breaking the Black Box: How Machines Learn to Be Racist

5 months ago

Breaking the Black Box: When Machines Learn by Experimenting on Us

5 months ago

When Algorithms Decide What You Pay

5 months ago

Breaking the Black Box: What Facebook Knows About You

5 months ago

How We Analyzed the COMPAS Recidivism Algorithm

5 months ago

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

3 months ago