The group Anonymous has threatened to take down the Internet on Saturday to protest anti-piracy proposals that they consider online censorship. Here, a masked protester demonstrates against one such measure last month in Zagreb, Croatia, last month. Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A government cybersecurity expert warns against new moves by state election officials to accept online overseas ballots, like those from deployed U.S. troops. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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Would You Give This Guy Your Money? Space Monkey co-founder Alen Peacock delivers a presentation at the 2012 LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco. Peacock says that when he first got started, he couldn't accept investments from friends because they weren't accredited investors. LAUNCH Media, LLC via Flickr hide caption

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A shopper searches on her BlackBerry for coupons inside a Target store. Consumers with smartphones are changing the way stores set prices and track customer tastes. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Kelsey Blodget of photographs the lobby of New York's Trump SoHo hotel. The website relies on tech-savvy workers to create online reviews and track hotel bookings. hide caption

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The GasBuddy app and website rely on crowdsourcing — people across the country sending in gas prices. NPR hide caption

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