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Klint Finley / Wired:
ICANN's proposal to comply with EU's GDPR by restricting access to Whois information via an accreditation program faces criticism from privacy advocates, EFF   —  IF YOU HEAD over to a Whois service and search for wired.com, you'll see that this site is registered to our publisher Conde Nast at One World Trade Center in New York City.
Mar 14, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Emma Grey Ellis / Wired:
To thrive in the age of Instagram, sex workers learn to be hyper social media literate while fighting inconsistent rules of platforms, creeps, and the law   —  ONE MORNING LAST May, Melody Kush discovered that someone was using her Twitter photos to catfish people into paying for a Snapchat premium account that didn't even exist.
Mar 12, 2018, 9:10 AMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
A look at blockchain-based apps like Graphite Docs, Blockstack, OpenBazaar, Storj, and DTube that are part of the movement to build a decentralized internet   —  I USUALLY WRITE in Google's online word processor Google Docs, even when noting the company's shortcomings.
Mar 12, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Alleged NSA EternalBlue exploit, which leaked a year ago, has become a go-to tool for hackers because of its versatility and the many machines still unpatched   —  AN ELITE RUSSIAN hacking team, a historic ransomware attack, an espionage group in the Middle East, and countless small time cryptojackers all have one thing in common.
Mar 11, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Tom Simonite / Wired:
Researchers show how computer vision systems are susceptible to attacks by making subtle changes to images that trick them into seeing things that aren't there   —  TECH COMPANIES ARE rushing to infuse everything with artificial intelligence, driven by big leaps in the power of machine learning software.
Mar 10, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Inside Operation Bayonet, the Dutch police sting and takeover of Hansa, once the largest dark web market in Europe, that netted data on ~420K users   —  FOR ANYONE WHO has watched the last few years of cat-and-mouse games on the dark web's black markets, the pattern is familiar …
Mar 10, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Ad-blocker Ghostery goes open source, changes revenue stream to opt-in notifications about deals and paid insights about the web tracking ecosystem   —  IN PRIVACY-FOCUSED, ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT corners of the internet, going open source can earn you a certain amount of street cred.
Mar 8, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Andrea Valdez / Wired:
The Vatican is hosting a 36-hour hackathon Thursday for 120 students to find tech solutions for social inclusion, interfaith dialogue, refugee and migrant help   —  IN RECENT YEARS, organizations have used hackathons to find code-enabled solutions for everything from the opioid crisis to gerrymandering.
Mar 7, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
Rep. David Cicilline says he plans to introduce a bill with antitrust exemption for publishers, letting them negotiate collectively with Google and Facebook   —  ON STAGE AT a tech conference last month, Campbell Brown, Facebook's head of news partnerships, fired a warning shot to publishers who think they get a raw deal from Facebook.
Mar 7, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Snapchat should focus more on camera tech that made it great in the first place rather than adding features that make it look like a social network   —  FIRST, IT WAS the rampant copycatting of Stories.  Then, the spectacular failure of Spectacles.  Then the Great Millennial Migration to Instagram.
Mar 5, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context

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