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Lisa Rein / Washington Post:
IRS failed to address computer security weaknesses, making attack on 104,000 taxpayers more likely, watchdog says   —  A government watchdog told lawmakers Tuesday that the Internal Revenue Service has failed to put in place dozens of security upgrades to fight cyberattacks …
Jun 2, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
AT&T is prepared to abide by the new net neutrality rules under the DirecTV deal   —  Randall Stephenson, chief executive of AT&T Inc., speaks during a House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing in Washington last summer.  (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)  —  In a few weeks, federal regulators are likely …
Jun 2, 2015, 5:05 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
The vulnerable Border Gateway protocol, a quick-fix solution from 1989, still directs most internet traffic   —  Net of insecurity Part 2  —  The long  —  life of a  —  quick ‘fix’  —  Internet protocol from 1989 leaves data vulnerable to hijackers  —  The long life of a quick ‘fix’
Jun 2, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
U.N. report: Encryption is important to human rights — and backdoors undermine it   —  This is not what encryption looks like.  (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Files)  —  A new report from the United Nation's Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights says digital security and privacy …
May 28, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Apple, Google, and leading cryptologists urge President Obama in letter to reject backdoors in smartphones and other devices   —  Tech giants urge Obama to resist ‘backdoors’ into encrypted communications  —  Tech behemoths including Apple and Google and leading cryptologists …
May 18, 2015, 11:22 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Tech industry the largest source of speaking fees for Hillary Clinton, with a total of $3.2M paid since 2014 by companies including eBay, Cisco, and Qualcomm   —  Hillary Clinton was paid millions by tech industry for speeches  —  In one of her last gigs on the paid lecture circuit …
May 18, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Ariana Eunjung Cha / Washington Post:
As fitness wearables and sensors become more pervasive, important questions remain about privacy and the usefulness of health data tracking   —  From the instant he wakes up each morning, through his workday and into the night, the essence of Larry Smarr is captured by a series of numbers …
May 11, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Drew Harwell / Washington Post:
Nike and Under Armour pour money into health tracking to develop connections with customers, recommend products based on exercise data, reach new markets   —  Why Nike and Under Armour are spending wildly to watch your every step  —  Runners leave the starting line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Apr 26, 2015, 7:35 AMIn context
Washington Post:
ACLU: at least 28 inspector general websites for whistleblower reports and the State Department terrorist tip site do not use HTTPS   —  Why confidential tips to the government may not be confidential after all  —  Got a hot tip about federal waste, fraud or corruption?
Apr 19, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Vijaya Gadde / Washington Post:
Twitter General Counsel admits to inexcusably slow abuse response times, commits to balancing free speech and safety, says size of user protection team tripled   —  Twitter executive: Here's how we're trying to stop abuse while preserving free speech  —  Open discussion doesn't mean much if some people are afraid to take part.
Apr 17, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context

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