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Hamza Shaban / Washington Post:
Over 100 child advocates, pediatric and medical experts urge Facebook to discontinue Messenger Kids, saying it poses health and development risk to children   —  More than 100 child advocates, civil society groups, medical experts and other individuals are urging Facebook to discontinue …
Jan 30, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
AT&T CEO pushes for an “Internet Bill of Rights”, a net neutrality law covering ISPs and tech firms, in a series of full-page ads in major newspapers   —  AT&T is calling on Congress for a national net neutrality law that would govern Internet providers and tech companies alike …
Jan 24, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: since 2015, the NSA has lost several hundred hackers, engineers, and data scientists, due to low pay, slumping morale, and an unpopular reorganization   —  The National Security Agency is losing its top talent at a worrisome rate as highly skilled personnel, some disillusioned …
Jan 3, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Experts say Bitcoin's boom is a boon for extremist groups and some far-right leaders, with Bitcoin adoption gaining new urgency after Charlottesville rally   —  After Charlottesville's bloody Unite the Right rally in August, technology companies tightened rules against hate speech and banned …
Dec 27, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: years after FBI began tracking Russian disinformation efforts and US intelligence agencies drew up counter operations, the US still equivocates   —  The first email arrived in the inbox of CounterPunch, a left-leaning American news and opinion website, at 3:26 a.m. — the middle of the day in Moscow.
Dec 25, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Karoun Demirjian / Washington Post:
Plan to vote on bill for long-term reauthorization of key NSA surveillance program loses support from House Republicans   —  House Republicans have abandoned plans to vote on a long-term reauthorization of a powerful government authority to conduct foreign surveillance on U.S. soil …
Dec 20, 2017, 5:03 PMIn context
Hamza Shaban / Washington Post:
Uber faces investigations by 5 US state AGs and at least 3 potential class actions, and has been contacted by FTC over recently disclosed hack and $100K ransom   —  After Uber revealed that it paid hackers $100,000 to keep quiet about stealing the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers …
Nov 24, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC unveils its plan to repeal net neutrality rules, a move that would give ISPs broad powers to determine which websites and online services customers use   —  Federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online services their customers can see and use.
Nov 21, 2017, 11:31 AMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Equifax says it is facing 240 consumer class-action lawsuits, 60 government investigations, and has recorded $87.7M in hack related costs in Q3   —  Equifax, the credit reporting firm, is facing more than 240 class-action lawsuits from consumers — in addition to suits from shareholders …
Nov 10, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Rachel Siegel / Washington Post:
TripAdvisor apologizes for removing user reports about rape and assault to keep its forums “family friendly” after Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation   —  Just after midnight on Dec. 9, 2010, Kristie Love posted on TripAdvisor about the Iberostar Paraiso Maya, a Mexican beach resort between Cancun and Playa del Carmen.
Nov 3, 2017, 11:05 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
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