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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google VP in charge of Android security withdraws from Black Hat conference and asks the infosec community to stop using terms like “black hat” and “white hat”   —  A Google security researcher withdrew from the Black Hat security conference and asked the community to stop using the ‘black hat’ term.
Jul 4, 2020, 2:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Hong Kong's new national security law could force platforms like Facebook and Twitter to relinquish some of the freedom their operations have had in the city   —  New national-security law means authorities can ask companies to delete users or their content  —  HONG KONG—U.S. technology titans face …
Jul 4, 2020, 10:20 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Times:
The Wild Wild Web, a shoot-first, aim-later era of tech strategy, is coming to an end, and a less willfully naïve, self-policing ethos is taking its place   —  The internet is changing, and the freewheeling, anything-goes culture of social media is being replaced by something more accountable.
Jul 4, 2020, 2:00 AMIn context
Neil Greenberg / Washington Post:
Evo, a renowned esports tournament that moved online in 2020 due to the pandemic, is canceled after parting ways with co-founder for alleged sexual misconduct   —  Evo, the biggest fighting game event of the year, has been canceled after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced regarding …
Jul 4, 2020, 1:15 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Profile of investor Lee Fixel, the partner behind Tiger Global's investments in Flipkart and Peloton, who says he raised $1.3B for his VC firm Addition   —  Peloton CEO John Foley was used to hearing “no” by the time he met with investor Lee Fixel in early 2014.
Jul 4, 2020, 12:30 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Some advertisers participating in the ad boycott remain unimpressed with Facebook's promises to better police hate speech, as negotiations continue   —  More than 750 advertisers are boycotting Facebook, asking for better policing of hateful content.  Facebook's concessions so far haven't won them over.
Jul 3, 2020, 11:45 PMIn context
Phila Siu / South China Morning Post:
Analysts say that under the new security law, Hong Kong police won't need court orders to force ISPs to help with investigations or remove information   —  Analysts say newly adopted law gives authorities unfettered power, raising concerns over online privacy 'Now the law has given police …
Jul 3, 2020, 6:50 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
LinkedIn says its iOS app is copying the contents of users' clipboards after every key press due to a bug and promises a fix, after iOS 14 reveals the snooping   —  The new clipboard access detection and warning feature in iOS 14 exposes another app.  —  A LinkedIn spokesperson told ZDNet yesterday …
Jul 3, 2020, 3:20 PMIn context
William Davies / The Guardian:
WhatsApp's private group structure encourages spread of misinfo and conspiracy theories as it enables higher levels of trust and solidarity among group members   —  As social media has become more inhospitable, the appeal of private online groups has grown.  But they hold their own dangers - to those both inside and out.
Jul 3, 2020, 2:25 PMIn context
Jack Shafer / Politico:
Companies have little to lose from joining a Facebook boycott during a slow month for ads amid a pandemic; they'll be back, and Facebook will emerge stronger   —  Every day, it seems, another major corporation joins the advertiser boycott against Facebook.  First came The North Face, REI and Patagonia.
Jul 2, 2020, 8:50 PMIn context

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