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China may be hacking every iPhone user in the country

Chinese authorities just launched “a malicious attack on Apple” that could¬†capture user names and passwords of anyone who logs into the iCloud from anywhere in the country, the… 414 more words

Are American Tech Companies Disloyal?

FBI Director James Comey had some choice words this week for startups and technology companies about their increasing use of encryption and their responsibilities to law enforcement. 1,245 more words

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A quick note...

Just a quick note to say that because of connection difficulties in China, Ramesh is unable to post to the blog at the moment.

Commentary & anecdotes (possibly funny) will resume once he’s able to get online – stay tuned!

- The Editor

Editor's Note

China blocks Instagram as Hong Kong protesters take over the streets

China has blocked Facebook’s photo-sharing site Instagram, as pro-democracy protesters flooded the Central financial district in Hong Kong on Monday and chronicled it all by flooding social media sites with #OccupyCentral hashtagged images. 187 more words

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The Great Firewall of China: You Need a VPN, Too

My heart goes out to the protesters in Hong Kong and their families over recent events. This is not a political blog and I intend to keep it that way, but the core of what I believe in is using technology to enable people to become more, not to keep them oppressed. 467 more words

The Great Firewall of China.

This morning, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when I read a friends’ post about China’s Great Firewall blocking Instagram without any warning — it happened overnight. 314 more words