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Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Anti-Defamation League survey: 37% of Americans say they have experienced severe online harassment, including stalking and physical threats, in 2018   —  DESPITE CONCERTED EFFORTS by tech giants to cut back on abhorrent behavior on their platforms, a new survey finds that severe forms …
Feb 14, 2019, 4:05 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
The US's first online census in 2020 may be more inclusive and efficient, but some experts fear the Census Bureau is opening itself up to new risks   —  ON A FRIGID morning in Washington, DC, last week, four staffers from the United States Census Bureau stood shoulder to shoulder on a stage …
Feb 7, 2019, 10:50 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Profile of David Carroll, whose two-year fight to reclaim his data from Cambridge Analytica has brought to light large questions around data privacy   —  David Carroll has been locked in a legal war to force the infamous company to turn over its files on him.  He's won a battle, but the struggle continues.
Jan 27, 2019, 12:35 AMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Government review: Trump admin lacks integrated data system to track separated families, ad hoc records likely mean thousands more kids separated than disclosed   —  THEY KEPT THE kids in cages.  And Excel spreadsheets.  And more than 60 other government files and databases …
Jan 17, 2019, 11:15 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Researchers develop tool that can predict where Twitter users live with 92.5% accuracy using GPS data from geotagged tweets posted prior to April 2015   —  AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP of researchers has developed an algorithmic tool that uses Twitter to automatically predict exactly where you live …
Jan 10, 2019, 7:50 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Interview with Brian Amerige, the former Facebook employee whose memo accusing the company of being a political monoculture led to fierce internal debate   —  AT ONE POINT this summer, Brian Amerige seemed destined to become the next James Damore.  —  Like Damore, the Google engineer who wrote …
Oct 20, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Paper published in August shows how sites implementing Facebook's Single Sign-On feature poorly may have greatly increased severity of the recent data breach   —  FACEBOOK HAS RECEIVED ample blame for the historic data breach that allowed hackers to not only take over the accounts …
Oct 2, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
How the security breach that made 50M Facebook accounts vulnerable to takeover worked and what information may have been accessed   —  FACEBOOK'S PRIVACY PROBLEMS severely escalated Friday when the social network disclosed that an unprecedented security issue, discovered September 25, impacted almost 50 million user accounts.
Sep 28, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Interview with Senator Mark Warner, ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, on the Big Tech hearings, Google's absence, and more   —  THERE ARE PLENTY of lawmakers who know next to nothing about technology.  Senator Mark Warner isn't one of them.
Sep 4, 2018, 1:42 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
FireEye: Iran-linked propaganda campaign unearthed on Facebook, Twitter, and Google was mostly about promoting Iranian interests rather than dividing US voters   —  THEY SET UP phony news sites with stories ripped from other sources, backing up their state-sponsored agenda.
Aug 26, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context

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