There are clearly plenty of people that are worried by the government's intrusive plans to monitor the web, email and phone habits of its citizens, with our guide to avoiding their prying eyes the top piece of the week on V3.
Whether it was turning off your GPS, using the Tor browsing system, or just donning a tin-foil hat, we aimed to provide some sure-fire ways of ensuring the powers-that-be won't have it easy if they do push forward with their Machiavellian plans.
Meanwhile, our exclusive that the Nokia launch date of the Lumia 900 in the UK was likely to be delayed due to demand in the US was also widely read, and showed that while the firm's financial situation is perilous, its devices remain of interest.
Finally, BT's announcement that it's selling some of its old red phone boxes was also met with interest, although the £2,000 price tag may have put some possible buyers off from the investment.
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