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Washington Post:
Sources: Russians used Facebook's Custom Audiences retargeting tool to ID voters and send specific ads and messages to influence them   —  A sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Russian operatives set up an array of misleading Web sites …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:35 AMIn context
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Sources: under the President's directive, US Cyber Command performed DDoS attacks against hackers in North Korea's military spy agency   —  Early in his administration, President Trump signed a directive outlining a strategy of pressure against North Korea that involved actions across …
Oct 1, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Oxford University researchers find Twitter bots spread misinfo and propaganda at higher rates in 2016 battleground states in 10-day period around Election Day   —  Propaganda and other forms of “junk news” on Twitter flowed more heavily in a dozen battleground states than in the nation overall …
Sep 28, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: on Nov. 19, 9 days after Zuckerberg downplayed fake news' role in election, Obama appealed to him to take threat of political disinformation seriously   —  Nine days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his company's social network played …
Sep 24, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Department of Homeland Security notified 21 states that their election systems were targeted by Russian government hackers during 2016 election   —  (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal/AP)  —  The Department of Homeland Security contacted election officials in 21 states Friday to notify …
Sep 22, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Hamza Shaban / Washington Post:
Gab.ai sues Google for removing Gab's app from Play Store, says Google violated federal antitrust laws   —  The alternative social media site Gab.ai is alleging that Google violated federal antitrust laws when the tech giant booted it from the Google Play Store, according to a new lawsuit filed by the company on Thursday.
Sep 15, 2017, 11:44 AMIn context
Hamza Shaban / Washington Post:
Amazon and Microsoft file supporting statements in suit opposing end of DACA program, brought by District of Columbia and 15 states and filed in federal court   —  Amazon, Microsoft and Starbucks filed sworn statements Wednesday in support of a lawsuit brought by 15 states and the District …
Sep 6, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Facebook says it sold ~$100K of ads on politically divisive topics to Russia-linked accounts from 6/15-5/17; sources say FB told Congress ads targeted US voters   —  Representatives of Facebook told congressional investigators Wednesday that it has discovered it sold ads during …
Sep 6, 2017, 4:13 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
A look at Dara Khosrowshahi's extended family, including six relatives who found success as entrepreneurs and execs across SV after emigrating from Iran   —  SAN FRANCISCO — At first blush, the choice of Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber may seem a little odd.
Aug 28, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Orin Kerr / Washington Post:
A preliminary legal analysis of the six counts in the Kronos indictment shows that the government's theory of the case will lead to significant legal challenges   —  The Justice Department has indicted Marcus Hutchins, a security researcher, for allegedly creating and selling malware.  The Verge explains:
Aug 4, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context

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