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Zeynep Tufekci / Wired:
Free speech online has grown even as Facebook, Google, Twitter control more attention; most effective censorship now is meddling with trust, not muzzling speech   —  FOR MOST OF modern history, the easiest way to block the spread of an idea was to keep it from being mechanically disseminated.
Jan 16, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Zeynep Tufekci / New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg's “both sides” argument is a flimsy defense of Facebook's failure to limit the spread of systematic misinformation during 2016 election   —  Responding to President Trump's tweet this week that “Facebook was always anti-Trump,” Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook …
Oct 1, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Zeynep Tufekci / New York Times:
Regulations should include greater penalties for corporations like Equifax that provide inadequate security for sensitive personal data   —  Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data.  The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax revealed …
Sep 11, 2017, 9:40 PMIn context
Zeynep Tufekci / New York Times:
WikiLeaks' CIA document cache, which focuses on compromising devices and not apps, underscores the strength of Signal's and WhatsApp's encryption   —  On Tuesday morning, WikiLeaks released an enormous cache of documents that it claimed detailed “C.I.A. hacking tools.”
Mar 9, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Zeynep Tufekci / technosociology:
Open letter signed by ~70 security experts calls for The Guardian to retract story about alleged WhatsApp backdoor vulnerability   —  You recently published a story with the alarming headline “WhatsApp backdoor allows snooping on encrypted messages.”  This story included the phrasing “security loophole”.
Jan 21, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Zeynep Tufekci / technosociology:
Why Twitter's new policy is helpful for free-speech advocates   —  I know many people are upset at Twitter's announcement that it will now be able to block tweets country by country.  There has been a lot of excellent writing / reporting on the content explaining that this is not as bad as it looks.
Jan 27, 2012, 12:45 PMIn context

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