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Congressional Cyber Security Hearing: 11-16-2016

Two Congressional subcommittees held a hearing on the Internet of Things (IOT) and cyber security on 16 November 2016. Called by Democratic members, the committee explored the massive internet outage of 21 October 2016. 31 more words

CYBER

Free Speech, Private Entities, and Lying to Congress

Recently, social media outlets such as Facebook have come under fire and scrutiny for their policies regarding the collection and sharing of user data, as well as their role in the sharing of propaganda and false information targeting voters. 951 more words

Congressional Hearings

Rand Paul: It's All Show!

Mike Pompeo was narrowly approved by the Senate in a close vote…it was Rand Paul that put him over and after Paul had strolled out and told the media that he was not gonna be a poster child for Trump and his vote could not be counted on……and then as usual he voted affirmative and joined the Trump-ites….. 252 more words

Politics

The flip side of the Facebook hearings.

Yesterday we were critical of some Facebook  business model flaws and practices as related to data scraping, privacy and censorship.

Here are some other takeaways from that exercise. 688 more words

Op-ed

Who Really Runs Facebook?  Zuckerberg Clearly Does Not.

If you still believe that MZ runs FB, I encourage you to watch this . . .

Media

The Face of Privacy in an Online World

With social media reigning supreme, taking in the majority of Internet traffic next to Netflix, I’ve been wondering if these young innovators ever saw their creations becoming what they are today. 1,717 more words

Just Musing