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Wired:
With the storm over user data misuse intensifying into a hurricane, Facebook now faces several vexing questions about its opaque privacy practices   —  Two weeks ago, Facebook learned that The New York Times, Guardian, and Observer were working on blockbuster stories based on interviews with a man named Christopher Wylie.
Mar 21, 2018, 1:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Alphabet's Jigsaw announces Outline, open source VPN software that users can host on their own servers and that will run on Windows and Android to start   —  A VIRTUAL PRIVATE network, that core privacy tool that encrypts your internet traffic and bounces it through a faraway server …
Mar 20, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Wired:
A look at the potential impact of EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which grants standardized data protection rights to users across 28 countries   —  CONSUMERS HAVE LONG wondered just what Google and Facebook know about them, and who else can access their personal data.
Mar 20, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Voice-based chat app Zello with 124M users admits it has often ignored ISIS and other terrorism related channels, even after being notified about them years ago   —  IN THE EARLY morning of September 9, 2016, Bill Moore, CEO of the Austin-based walkie-talkie app company Zello, contacted the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Mar 19, 2018, 6:00 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Florida passes bill that requires anonymized data about individual defendants in state's criminal justice system to be stored in a publicly accessible database   —  THERE'S NO SUCH thing as the US criminal justice system.  There are, instead, thousands of counties across the country …
Mar 14, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
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

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