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Commuters used as guinea pigs

Omron has been secretly storing images of Japan Railways passengers from Kyoto to Tokyo since 2008 and using them in government surveillance projects without consent, the firms admit.

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Mood changes from Facebook

Facebook at least learned one thing from its secretive experiment to manipulate users' news feeds to find out how their moods changed. It produced a lot of negative emotions in response.

Great apes going extinct by trade

Thousands of great apes — including chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos and orangutans — are killed or trafficked each year in an illegal trade that is driving them toward extinction.