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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Illinois law says schools can ask for students' Facebook passwords if they violate policy   —  Illinois Says Rule-Breaking Students Must Give Teachers Their Facebook Passwords  —  School districts in Illinois are telling parents that a new law may require school officials to demand …
Jan 21, 2015, 7:40 PMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Mt. Gox CEO Denies Silk Road Involvement: ‘I Am Not Dread Pirate Roberts’   —  Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox—which was once the world's most popular Bitcoin exchange—has denied any involvement in Silk Road and has told Motherboard that he's not Dread Pirate Roberts, the man who allegedly ran the site.
Jan 15, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Sony Threatens to Sue Twitter Unless It Removes Tweets Containing Hacked Emails   —  Sony's battle on people disseminating its hacked and leaked emails has extended from news outlets to random Twitter users to, now, Twitter itself.  Sony's lawyer has threatened Twitter with legal action …
Dec 22, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Zoltan Istvan / Motherboard:
Flying smartphones, or personal drones with smartphone capabilities, to rise in popularity over the next ten years   —  The Dawn of the Flying Smartphone  —  Zoltan Istvan is a futurist, journalist, and author of the novel The Transhumanist Wager.  He writes an occasional column for Motherboard …
Dec 16, 2014, 8:50 AMIn context
Lucy Teitler / Motherboard:
Hackers are building and open-sourcing spy tools based on leaked NSA documents   —  Let's Play NSA!  The Hackers Open-Sourcing Top Secret Spy Tools  —  Last August, at Defcon, the hacker conference in Las Vegas, a boyish 40-year-old engineer and security researcher named Michael Ossmann stood …
Nov 18, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Patrick McGuire / Motherboard:
Motherboard contacts two people in control of Bitcoin founder's email, and one claims the other is Satoshi   —  The Satoshi Nakamoto Email Hacker Says He's Negotiating with the Bitcoin Founder  —  Last night, an anonymous poster published a ransom note on Pastebin, saying he or she would release …
Sep 9, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Researchers created fake social network to access & understand China's internet censor systems   —  Researchers Made a Fake Social Network to Infiltrate China's Internet Censors  —  It's no secret that China has been censoring and controlling the information its citizens can send and receive, especially on the internet.
Aug 24, 2014, 12:40 AMIn context
Sam Gustin / Motherboard:
FCC Chairman: Verizon Uses a ‘Disturbing’ Loophole to Throttle Unlimited Data   —  Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is “deeply troubled” about Verizon Wireless's recently-announced plan to begin slowing down data speeds for some customers, he wrote in a strongly-worded letter to the company's CEO on Wednesday.
Jul 30, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Motherboard:
How Sabu, as an FBI informant, helped coordinate the 2011 hack of FBI IT contractor ManTech   —  How an FBI Informant Helped Orchestrate the Hack of an FBI Contractor  —  Weeks after he started working quietly as an FBI informant, Hector Xavier Monsegur, known by his online alias “Sabu,” …
Jun 21, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Sam Gustin / Motherboard:
The FCC Was Hacked After John Oliver Called for Net Neutrality Trolls   —  When HBO host John Oliver called for Internet trolls to deluge the Federal Communications Commission with comments about net neutrality, he may not have expected for the FCC's site to get shut down.
Jun 10, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context

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