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Kenneth Lipp / The Daily Beast:
Details emerge on AT&T's Hemisphere, a warrantless surveillance service sold to law enforcement; any gleaned data may only be used in “parallel construction”   —  On Nov. 11, 2013, Victorville, California, sheriff's deputies and a coroner responded to a motorcyclist's report of human remains outside of town.
Oct 25, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
The Daily Beast:
Oculus's Palmer Luckey funding pro-Trump political organization dedicated to “shitposting” and “meme magic”   —  A Silicon Valley titan is putting money behind an unofficial Donald Trump group dedicated to “shitposting” and circulating Internet memes maligning Hillary Clinton.
Sep 23, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
Twitter trolls are outing atheists and pro-LGBT women in repressive regimes   —  In Kuwait, the penalty for blasphemy can be a severe as death.  That's why a new campaign to dox young Kuwaiti women with independent minds is so dangerous.  —  A band of Twitter trolls alleging …
Jun 22, 2016, 6:25 AMIn context
Shane Harris / The Daily Beast:
OPM hackers obtained details more damaging than previously reported, including potentially humiliating “adjudication information” on federal workers   —  Hackers Stole Secrets of U.S. Government Workers' Sex Lives  —  Infidelity.  Sexual fetishes.  Drug abuse.  Crushing debt.
Jun 28, 2015, 7:10 AMIn context
Nina Strochlic / The Daily Beast:
Uber is dodging compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act by claiming it's a technology company, not a transportation service   —  Uber: Disability Laws Don't Apply to Us  —  Is Uber letting its drivers dodge The Americans With Disabilities Act?  —  Sometimes it slips Kristin Parisi's mind that she's disabled.
May 22, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Shane Harris / The Daily Beast:
Samsung's SmartTV privacy policy warns that spoken personal or sensitive information captured by voice recognition may be transmitted to a third party   —  Your Samsung SmartTV Is Spying on You, Basically  —  You may be loving your new Internet-connected television and its convenient voice-command feature …
Feb 8, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Iranian hackers posed as former UN ambassador John Bolton to extract information on LinkedIn   —  Iran Is Using a Neocon to Hack Its Foes  —  John Bolton, the former U.N. ambassador under George W. Bush, is playing an unexpectedly prominent role in an Iranian cyberspying campaign.
Jun 1, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Julian Sanchez / The Daily Beast:
Of the three main NSA reform proposals, the USA Freedom Act limits the NSA powers the most   —  The Best NSA Fix Comes From the Patriot Act's Author  —  The White House would stop NSA's phone dragnet, but leave the power behind it intact.  An unlikely Republican's bill does better.
Mar 31, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
Jake Adelstein / The Daily Beast:
Former employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting led to collapse of Mt. Gox   —  Inside Japan's Bitcoin Heist  —  A former Mt. Gox employee says incompetent management and faulty accounting—not virtual robbers—are the real culprits in the missing millions.
Mar 1, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:
Spy Chief: We Should've Told You We Track Your Calls   —  The U.S. government long considered its collection of Americans' call records to be a state secret.  Now the Director of National Intelligence admits it would have been better if Washington had acknowledged the surveillance in the first place.
Feb 18, 2014, 10:40 AMIn context

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