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October 15, 2017, 6:00 AM

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Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promises to crack down on hate, violence, and harassment with “more aggressive” rules  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to...Twitter today to promise a “more aggressive” stance in its rules and how it enforces them.  The tweet storm was based in a response …
New York Times:
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
T-Mobile ends unlimited LTE roaming in Canada and Mexico, will limit to 5GB per month starting November 12  —  One of T-Mobile's big “uncarrier” moves was to offer international roaming data to most customers for free.  However, Canada and Mexico were special cases where you'd get full-speed LTE data on most plans.
Steven Levy / Wired:
Profile of Mapper, which aims to help autonomous cars navigate by crowdsourcing mapping data from dashboard-based devices installed in everyday vehicles  —  I went for a drive in San Francisco's Mission District last month.  It was late morning, and there wasn't much traffic.
More: The Verge
Alex Wawro / Gamasutra:
IGN acquires Humble Bundle, the company known for selling video game bundles to raise money for charity  —  Media giant IGN announced today that it has acquired Humble Bundle, the company best known for selling packs of indie games at pay-what-you-want prices.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Colin Lecher / The Verge:
How an inmate hacker hid computers in the ceiling and used them to access the internet, the prison's internal network, and commit fraud  —  How an inmate hacker hid computers in the ceiling and turned the prison upside down  —  In the summer of 2015, Stan Transkiy was 16 years into a life sentence …
More: Newser
Sarah Jeong / The Verge:
Morgan Marquis-Boire no longer involved with EFF, First Look, Citizen Lab, others after sexual assault allegations  —  Previously lauded for his “passion for human rights”  —  Sexual assault allegations — apparently from multiple individuals — have been made against a prominent security researcher …
More: The Citizen LabTweets: @selenalarson

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