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The Academy Sues Over Marketing Firm’s Racy Swag Bag New York Daily News The Academy Sues Over Marketing Firm’s Racy Swag Bag New York Daily News. Video New York Daily News

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A ridiculous celebrity swag bag stuffed with a $250 vibrator is illegally exploiting the Oscars’ buzz, according to a new lawsuit. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is suing marketing firm Distinctive Assets saying the company infringed on its Oscars trademark and goodwill when it announced its “unseemly” $220,000 goodie bag for nominees earlier this month… New York Daily News

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Judge’s order to Apple over attacker phone encryption unlocks privacy concerns. Video PBS NewsHour

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Since the San Bernardino attack, the FBI has been trying to read the contents of a cell phone used by attacker Syed Farook, made impossible by encryption. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook is rejecting a federal court order to create software to unlock the device. Gwen Ifill talks to Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of Homeland Security, and Nate Cardozo of the Electronic Frontier Foundation . PBS NewsHour video New York 2016

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