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Know Your Cellphone Rights While Protesting

EFFThe EFF, Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world, has recently updated its cell phone guide for protesters. People want to be able to communicate, to document the protests, and to share photos and video with the world. So they’ll be carrying phones, and they’ll face a complex set of considerations about the privacy of the data those phones hold. We hope this guide can help answer some questions about how to best protect that data, and what rights protesters have in the face of police demands. Read it here. Its also good general advice to everyone even if you don’t plan on attending a protest.

eBay Urges Customers to Change Passwords After Network Attack

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eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) said beginning later today it will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. After conducting extensive tests on its networks, the company said it has no evidence of the compromise resulting in unauthorized activity for eBay users, and no evidence of any unauthorized access to financial or credit card information, which is stored separately in encrypted formats. However, changing passwords is a best practice and will help enhance security for eBay users.

Information security and customer data protection are of paramount importance to eBay Inc., and eBay regrets any inconvenience or concern that this password reset may cause our customers. We know our customers trust us with their information, and we take seriously our commitment to maintaining a safe, secure and trusted global marketplace.

Takeaway, Change your password today and if you also use Paypal with the same password change it also.

Happy Mothers Day

BPT would like to wish everyone a Happy Mothers Day.

Happy Mothers Day from BPT

Netflix To Raise Prices For New Subscribers

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Netflix is raising it subscription prices for new subscribers starting today 5/9/14. The changes mean anyone signing up for Netflix’s video subscription service beginning Friday will pay $8.99 per month for in the U.S. The old price of $7.99 per month will continue until May 2016 for Netflix’s existing 36 million U.S. subscribers.