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Sunday Paper - Supporting Strong Encryption, Facebook' Political Ad Policy, CES and vegan food, Music Shuffling versus Album Listening

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There is a disconnect between the USA Congress, FBI, DOJ and industry regulatory bodies on encryption. The minute there is a data breach, Congress wants answers and results. That same congress along with the FBI is scaring people into supporting backdoors in everything while the Defense Department argues that robust encryption is necessary for national security. Which one is it? As the use of mobile devices continues to expand, it is imperative that innovative security techniques, such as advanced encryption…

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Sunday Paper - Flawed sea level models, Politically Motivated Violence, Instagram, Gun Control, First Amendment, Private Networks and Rights, Privacy hypocrites

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The climate may be even more screwed up than we thought. There are a couple of reasons. One of the major reasons is that we are seeing ice sheets pushed to a point where processes are coming into play that we hadn’t seen before. And we’re still struggling to understand these processes. We saw this in the early 2000s with the complete disintegration of sections of the Larsen B ice shelf. Researchers knew that this region was one of the…

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Google and Privacy

Deconstructing Google’s excuses on tracking protection Blocking cookies is bad for privacy. That’s the new disingenuous argument from Google, trying to justify why Chrome is so far behind Safari and Firefox in offering privacy protections. As researchers who have spent over a decade studying web tracking and online advertising, we want to set the record straight. So far Google has avoided the vitriol poured on Facebook. Why?…

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Ethical Hackers Must Protect Digital Human Rights

Black Hat 2019: Ethical Hackers Must Protect Digital Human Rights (Threatpost) When we talk about security, we have to ask, ‘security for who?'” said Galperin, speaking at a Black Hat session called “Hacking for the Greater Good: Empowering Technologists to Strengthen Digital Society.” “It’s usually for governments or corporations. We don’t talk about security for individuals, particularly individuals who don’t have a lot of spending money.”…

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