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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Motherboard and Vice to build and document a Brooklyn community internet that will connect to NYC mesh network and will not rely on a traditional ISP   —  The net neutrality battle has been exhausting.  It has come at enormous cost in time, energy, attention, and money.
Dec 14, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Michael Byrne / Motherboard:
Notre Dame study finds 73% of posts on Reddit are voted on by users that haven't clicked through to view the content   —  And the world makes a little more sense.  —  It's probably not at all surprising that most content posted to Reddit is voted on more or less blindly.
Dec 3, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Motherboard:
Yandex, Russia's main search engine, now mostly uses state licensed sources for news after law made big news aggregators responsible for content they link to   —  In Russia, when people want to find something on the internet, they often don't turn to Google or Bing, but to Yandex, a publicly-traded and extremely popular search engine.
Nov 26, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
Ethereum startup Confido, which pitched itself as a blockchain-based app for making payments and tracking shipments, goes dark after raising $374K in ICO   —  A startup on the Ethereum platform vanished from the internet on Sunday after raising $374,000 USD from investors in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraiser.
Nov 21, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ernie Smith / Motherboard:
A look at PLATO, a 1960s-era networked platform of computers for education, a precursor to modern Internet concepts including forums and instant messaging   —  How the PLATO system, a pre-internet online platform that first came to life at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the 1960s …
Nov 20, 2017, 4:50 AMIn context
Motherboard:
Norwegian hacker Einar Otto Stangvik on how he exposed Childs Play, a dark web pedophile forum that was hosted by Australian Police as part of a sting operation   —  ByDaniel Mützeltranslated byDaniel Stächelin  —  Einar Otto Stangvik talks with us about online child pornography …
Nov 19, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Kaleigh Rogers / Motherboard:
How local Detroit non-profits are building infrastructure, mixing fiber and wireless, to deliver the Internet to underserved communities   —  40 percent of Detroit residents don't have any access to internet at all.  —  Being stuck without access to the internet is often thought of as a problem only for rural America.
Nov 19, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Jordan Pearson / Motherboard:
Ethereum startup Parity says it knew about flaw in multi-signature wallets for months but didn't address it, leading to $150M+ in lost ether   —  After someone going by “Devops199” managed to permanently lock up millions of dollars worth of other people's Ethereum funds last week …
Nov 15, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Daniel Oberhaus / Motherboard:
Study of 250M Wikipedia edits over 10 years shows that 1% of editors produce 77% of the site's content; ~40% of top 1% of editors bow out every five weeks   —  When Wikipedia was launched in 2001 by Jimmy Wales, an entrepreneur who cut his teeth linking to internet porn in the 90s …
Nov 8, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Motherboard:
Twitter's list of Russian trolls that it supplied to Congress included an account run by a real US citizen   —  Robert Delaware is now part of the Congressional record, despite having no apparent ties to Russia.  —  Robert Delaware is a US citizen, a former Microsoft contractor, and an avid Freedom of Information Request (FOIA) filer.
Nov 5, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context

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