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April Siese / The Daily Dot:
Jake Beckman, the creator of @SavedYouAClick, a Twitter account with 230K+ followers that aims to combat clickbait, creates @SavedYouATrick to oust fake news   —  For over two and a half years, Jake Beckman has been waging a war against clickbait.  The flashy headlines peppered with teasers …
Dec 3, 2016, 7:50 PMIn context
Dell Cameron / The Daily Dot:
Barrett Brown is released after four-plus years in prison following charges stemming from Stratfor hack, must pay $890,250 in restitution for sharing a link   —  Dallas-based journalist Barrett Brown walked free from prison on Tuesday morning after spending more than four years behind bars.
Nov 30, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
Efe Kerem Sozeri / The Daily Dot:
How hacktivist group RedHack subverted the Turkish government's notorious censorship tactics in order to release a government email archive   —  The Turkish government blocked Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive and even Github to stop leaked emails of Energy Minister, Berat Albayrak …
Oct 13, 2016, 10:20 AMIn context
Dell Cameron / The Daily Dot:
Police records show Denver police spent $30K on social media surveillance tools for at least a dozen networks in May   —  In May, Denver police spent at least $30,000 on surveillance software designed to monitor and collect social media posts across at least a dozen networks, according to police records obtained by the Daily Dot.
Sep 20, 2016, 2:40 AMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
While Hillary Clinton's stance on encryption is unclear, her campaign staffers are reportedly required to use “Snowden-approved” encrypted messaging app Signal   —  Hillary Clinton wants Edward Snowden in jail but that doesn't mean her campaign won't eagerly take the whistleblower's advice …
Aug 28, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
AJ Dellinger / The Daily Dot:
EFF says T-Mobile's new plan to charge customers extra for unthrottled video may violate the FCC's Open Internet Order   —  T-Mobile said Thursday that it would do away with tiered data plans and offer unlimited data to new customers starting in September.  However, the plan comes …
Aug 20, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Dissent Doe / The Daily Dot:
655K patient records from three healthcare breaches are up for sale on the dark web after hacking victims refused extortion demands   —  For 655,000 patients who were enjoying a quiet Sunday, life may become a lot more complicated.  Their personal, medical, and insurance information is up for sale in a forum on the dark net.
Jun 27, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Dissent Doe / The Daily Dot:
FBI raids home of security researcher who discovered unencrypted sensitive health data of 22K dental patients on an unsecured public FTP server   —  Someone alerts you to exposed, unencrypted patient information on your FTP server.  Is the correct response to thank them profusely or try to have them charged as a criminal hacker?
May 28, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Patrick Howell O'Neill / The Daily Dot:
FBI uses malware created by an ex-employee of the Tor Project, Matt Edman, to hack Tor users   —  Former Tor developer created malware for the FBI  —  How does the U.S. government beat Tor, the anonymity software used by millions of people around the world?  By hiring someone with experience on the inside.
Apr 30, 2016, 11:35 PMIn context
Callum Leslie / The Daily Dot:
PwC: eSports industry will make $463M in revenue in 2016, up 43% from 2015   —  Esports will earn a half billion in revenue this year according to PwC report  —  Esports will earn $500 million in revenue this year, according to a new report by PwC, the latest major financial services firm …
Apr 24, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context

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