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Facebook admits it is being used as propaganda tool by 'malicious actors'

What is Facebook?

To most people, it’s something called a “social network”, a thriving digital hub that conveniently also packages news, secure messaging, live video streaming and even… 512 more words

Privacy

Tor node operator arrested in Russia will be held on terrorism charges until June trial

Earlier this month, a Tor node operator in Russia was arrested in a potential misunderstanding about the nature of the decentralized network.

Dmitry Bogatov, a lecturer at the Moscow Finance and Law University, was… 263 more words

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General Keith Alexander is coming to Disrupt NY

As the longest-serving director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander certainly knows a thing or two about cybersecurity and the threats companies face from sophisticated nation-state hackers. 215 more words

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Cleveland Facebook Killer Claptrap

A 37-year old man, Steve Stephens, is allegedly going around Cleveland, Ohio, killing people and he even uploaded a video of it on Facebook. The police still haven’t caught him. 540 more words

Society

Your response to Surveillance

I honestly feel like our privacy has not been private for many years.

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Weaponized Literature

Indonesia does not possess what we could call a rich reading culture. That is to say, few of Indonesia’s populace spend much of their time gathering information, knowledge, et cetera from literature—be they fiction or non-fiction. 1,504 more words