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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 6

Bill to rein in data brokers restarts... Government funds China companies in global push...TurboTax users victimized... and more tech news

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Fujitsu tech can track heavily blurred people in security videos

The system can pick out clothing colors in pixelated images across multiple cameras

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Mandarin Oriental removes malware after payment card breach

The hotel group has not identified the affected hotels

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Lawmakers target data brokers in privacy bill

Four senators resurrect a bill that would allow consumers to see and correct personal information held by data brokers

Adobe invites help with hunting vulnerabilities, but no bounty money

The company offers no bounties, just public kudos.

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OpenDNS trials system that quickly detects computer crime

NLPRank performs language and network analysis on new domains to identify suspicious ones

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Government hustles to enact privacy rules for drones

The agency will host a series of meetings on privacy best practices for drones in the coming months.

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China says new cybersurveillance proposal follows US security practices

The U.S. argues China's anti-terrorism law would require foreign tech businesses to hand over sensitive data to the government

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Malware-spreading drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

The Angler exploit kit is using subdomains created by cybercriminals on real domain name accounts as part of its infrastructure

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Snowden willing to face trial in US, if it's fair

The NSA leaker's lawyers are negotiating a return to the US to face charges

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FREAK is another serious flaw in the Web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web.

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Android users spammed with fake Amazon gift card offers

Text messages promising free gift cards deliver only spam instead.

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Privacy advocates find Obama proposal lacking

The proposed consumer privacy bill of rights allows companies to limit consumer control, critics say