After the Paris and Beirut attacks, several people and media houses are questioning terrorist use of encryption software. The author upholds the point of having such cryptography software and says that terrorism is not about means but about ends. 60 more words
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Recent movements against police violence in cities like Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore have raised serious questions about who holds the police accountable in violent encounters with civilians. 555 more words
With just your date of birth, your zip code and your gender, it is almost guaranteed that someone could identify exactly who you are. Our web browsers are readily giving up at least three pieces of information about us, which makes it easy to identify users across websites without actually putting anything on our computers. 1,203 more words
UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy Joseph Cannataci has described Britain’s oversight of surveillance as a “bad joke” and said the situation is worse than anything author George Orwell imagined in his dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four.” 347 more words
UPDATE: The Perry county sheriff says Alfred Baria, 61, has been taken into custody after a second report of shots fired near Camp Shelby in the last two days. 462 more words
Smartphones changed the way we connect with the world: most U.S. smartphone owners check their phone at least hourly.
Essentially we are staying in constant touch with each other through our handheld devices. 648 more words