Jeff Fox

In Bigoted Congressman Scott Garrett's Church, Tolerating Gays Is 'Shameful'

Scott Garrett (R-NJ) says he’s not a bigot.

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The Bigot of Bergen County: How a Nice NYC Suburb Got Stuck With a Tea Party Congressman


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Websites Can Now Identify You By the Way You Type

Every new technology can be used for good or ill.

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Exposed: Behind the Brain Drain at Consumer Reports

With the departure of its respected managing editor, how many professional journalists are still left at Consumer Reports? Virtually all of the major editors who produced the iconic magazine, as well as some of its best and most experienced reporters, have left CR in the past couple of years. (Disclosure: I am one of the editors who chose to leave.)

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Here's What I Did When Online Targeted Ads Started Stalking Me

At first, I thought it was just a coincidence that the banner ad on was for the same off-Broadway show to which I had just bought tickets.

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Thousands of Websites May Have Left Passwords Exposed

The big Sony breach is only the tip of the online insecurity iceberg, it turns out.

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The Tragic Password Mistake Hackers Are Hoping You'll Make

You’re smart. You don’t use passwords like the perennial 123456 and qwerty. Or even slightly better ones, like Cassie86 or Cubs1908. Because you put some thought into them, your passwords are better than those, right?

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How One Innocent Slip Turned an Online Security Expert into a Spam Magnet

I’ve got nothing against spam…so long as it’s clogging up someone else’s inbox.

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