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Motherboard:
Critics say FCC's new National Broadband Map, like its previous iteration, overstates available ISPs, lists inaccurate data about speeds, and lacks pricing info   —  At the core of the problem is, unsurprisingly, the influence of deep-pocketed telecom operators on lawmakers and regulators.
Feb 25, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Motherboard:
SpaceX launches first test satellites for its proposed Starlink broadband project, which aims to link up many small satellites to provide reliable internet   —  The goal, to create a constellation of more than 12,000 satellites, is part of a project called Starlink.  —  Another day, another SpaceX launch.
Feb 22, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Conspiracy video claiming Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg was a crisis actor became the top trending video on YouTube before its removal hours later   —  A video described as ‘DAVID HOGG THE ACTOR....’ has made the top of the trending section, another example that YouTube has a conspiracy theory problem.
Feb 21, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Sources in iPhone jailbreaking community describe how iBoot source code was leaked by low level Apple employee and say that more code has been stolen   —  On Wednesday, an anonymous person published the proprietary source code of a core and fundamental component of the iPhone's operating system.
Feb 9, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Apple files DMCA notice to remove apparent iOS 9 “iBoot” source code, parts of which are likely used in iOS 11, from GitHub; experts say the code is authentic   —  Update, February 8, 08:27 a.m.: Apple filed a copyright takedown request with GitHub and forced the company to remove the code.
Feb 8, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Motherboard:
Sources detail Azimuth Security, a boutique hacking shop finding 0-days for Tor, iOS, Android, more, which counts agencies from Five Eyes countries as clients   —  At first glance, Azimuth Security looks like any other bustling startup.  Photos tweeted by the firm's co-founder show …
Feb 7, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Motherboard:
Pornhub says it's banning AI-generated fake porn videos because they're “nonconsensual”, yet such “deepfake” videos are still available via site search results   —  In its search of a platform that will host fake porn videos of celebrities created with a machine learning algorithm …
Feb 6, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Profile of Harlo Holmes, an activist developer who helps journalists learn how to use the anonymous whistleblower platform SecureDrop and to stay safe online   —  Harlo Holmes helps journalists learn how to use the anonymous whistleblower platform SecureDrop and how to stay safe online.  —  Rei Watanabe
Jan 28, 2018, 10:10 PMIn context
Samantha Cole / Motherboard:
The rise of AI-assisted tools like FakeApp have made it easy for users with no technical background to create convincing face-swap porn videos   —  In December, Motherboard discovered a redditor named ‘deepfakes’ quietly enjoying his hobby: Face-swapping celebrity faces onto porn performers' bodies.
Jan 25, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Karl Bode / Motherboard:
Analysis shows 750+ communities across US run community-owned broadband networks in some form; municipal governments and cooperatives have been key to growth   —  A new map shows that more communities than ever are building their own broadband networks to end big telecom's monopoly.
Jan 24, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context

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