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Emma Watson 4Chan Nude Photo Leak Confirmed a Hoax

A UN speech delivered by Emma Waston went viral over the weekend. (Screengrab: YouTube)

Following¬†Emma Watson’s well-received UN speech on gender equality came rumors that the actress’s nude photos had been stolen and would soon be posted online by a 4Chan user. The threat also came after the invasive theft and distribution of nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and many others less than a month ago.

Emmayouarenext.com has been hosting a countdown clock, ticking down until the release of Emma Watson’s nude photos. Many had been wondering if the photos actually exist and would be making their debut at the end of the countdown, but it has been confirmed that the whole thing is a hoax. Read More

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Booting Up: The Beautiful But Deadly Emma Watson Edition

What, like we're going to Google a picture of her? (Photo: Wikipedia)

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Toys “R” Us plans to sell its own tablet for the kiddies. [Wall Street Journal]

If you search “Emma Watson” online, there’s a good chance you’ll land on malware. Also, you may very well be kind of a creep. [Boston Globe]

Turns out even Google Fiber can’t magic away racial and economic fault lines. [New York Times]

Shit, remember the movie Sneakers? Oh, for the days when hackers had to leave their lairs! [Slate]