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Spying has never been easier with me,
Boats have use of what's inside me,
Shout I do not, even when teeth may enter me.

I'll be happy to share an interest
With many who look alike - unlike the rest,
Guard against secrets... I do my best.

Who/What am I?

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You're a

lock.

Spying has never been easier with me,

In the age of the net, lock picking to gain access to a restricted room/cabinet is now trivial.

Boats have use of what's inside me,

The central part of a lock is called a hull, which is also a part of a boat.

Shout I do not, even when teeth may enter me.

Keys have teeth.

I'll be happy to share an interest With many who look alike - unlike the rest,

Identical keys (duplicates) can open the lock, but other keys cannot.

Guard against secrets... I do my best.

That's what locks are for!

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  • $\begingroup$ Great answer - good thinking! Extremely close to what I had in mind. Debatable who's is better answer... Try and update the answer with a second option and I'll accept this answer... $\endgroup$ – Ben Feb 16 '16 at 19:55
  • $\begingroup$ I posted my answer - I will accept yours though if you can convince me that it is better than mine... Awaiting your response... $\endgroup$ – Ben Feb 18 '16 at 10:38
  • $\begingroup$ @Ben, I think it was a great puzzle and they're both great answers. As asker, I think you should accept the answer you like more, regardless of how the community feels. $\endgroup$ – user1717828 Feb 18 '16 at 11:50
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Who/What am I?

The Net/Internet

Spying has never been easier with me

The internet certainly seems to help the NSA...

Boats have use of what's inside me

The fish inside a net

Shout I do not, even when teeth may enter me

Well, it's a "thing", so it can't really be hurt.

I'll be happy to share an interest With many who look alike - unlike the rest, Guard against secrets... I do my best.

Again, internet. It allows the sharing of interests between anonymous people, while staying anonymous isn't always as easy as it seems ("I do my best.")

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I am a:

Keyhole!

Spying has never been easier with me,

Looking through the keyhole - great way to spy!

Boats have use of what's inside me,

Locks are a key feature on canals for barges

Shout I do not, even when teeth may enter me.

Keys have teeth

I'll be happy to share an interest With many who look alike - unlike the rest,

Only keys that are the same can unlock me

Guard against secrets... I do my best.

I enable the door to be locked!

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  • $\begingroup$ If you choose to go with this answer, I would recommend changing the puzzle to boats have use of what I'm inside since a keyhole is inside a lock, not the other way around. $\endgroup$ – user1717828 Feb 18 '16 at 13:28
  • $\begingroup$ @user1717828 You're right! I'm a doofus! Good arg. I'm going to accept your answer. (I feel it's a bit of a cop-out to now change the question and accept my own answer...) $\endgroup$ – Ben Feb 18 '16 at 13:35
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Is the answer:

A safe

Spying has never been easier with me,

Safes contain sensitive information and can be helpful to spies

Boats have use of what's inside me,

Safes have locks, which is like the hull of the ship

Shout I do not, even when teeth may enter me.

The lock(s)/key have teeth

I'll be happy to share an interest

Find the right person, and all the stuff in a safe can be released

With many who look alike - unlike the rest,

It is in your best interest to show what is inside or how to open the safe with people you trust. In war, with people on your side

Guard against secrets... I do my best

Safes protect sensitive/valuable material from getting into the worng hands

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