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net neutrality

Germany Blocks its Largest Telecom Company From Violating Net Neutrality

Regulators are protecting net neutrality after Telekom—which owns T-Mobile—began prioritizing content.
Motherboard Staff
12.21.17
Wolfenstache
Wolfenstache

Bethesda Won't Sell 'Wolfenstein II' in Israel, So Israeli Developers Made a Game About It

Satirical game protests German censorship and Israeli exclusion of 'Wolfenstein II' by tossing you in a hairy fight.
Leif Johnson
11.30.17
bad branding
bad branding

This Amazon Alexa Accessory Is Unfortunately Named ‘DOX’

The ironic name choice underscores the fact that people are already concerned smart speakers are listening to their conversations.
Louise Matsakis
11.13.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Hacking Germany's Vote Counting Software Was ‘Trivial,’ Researchers Warn

A group of researchers found that the software to count votes was a “total disaster.“
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.7.17
naturally
naturally

Germany Has Created the World’s First Ethical Guidelines for Driverless Cars

These robots are going to have to make some tough choices.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.24.17
Anonymize this
Anonymize this

Your 'Anonymous' Browsing Data Isn't Actually Anonymous

Researchers said it was "trivial" to identify users and view their browsing habits in purchased 'anonymous' browsing data.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.3.17
State trojan
State trojan

Germany Just Gave Cops More Hacking Powers to Get Around Encryption

Hacking may soon be used to combat money laundering, cash counterfeiting, drug trafficking, and over 30 other crimes.
Joseph Cox
6.22.17
Ban Hammer
Ban Hammer

This Is How Twitter Blocks Far-Right Tweets in Germany

Maybe it’s because of Germany’s legal stance towards far-right extremism.
Joseph Cox
6.13.17
Van-slay-tion barrier
Van-slay-tion barrier

Watch This Very Effective Anti-Terror Barrier Absolutely Decimate a Truck

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Ben Sullivan
5.5.17
Gordon Freeman
Gordon Freeman

After 19 Years, Germany Can Finally Murder Scientists in 'Half-Life'

Uncensored version shows up on German Steam a week after Germany's video game censorship body dropped Half-Life from its index.
Leif Johnson
5.4.17
Never Forget
Never Forget

In the Future, the Holocaust Is Just Another Hologram

The last living Holocaust survivors are dying. Can technology keep their testimonies alive?
Emanuel Maiberg
4.25.17
Tradecraft
Tradecraft

James Bond Is Nothing Compared To These Relics From The Cold War’s Past

The Berlin Spy Museum is a walk through the history of espionage, from the old days of carrier pigeons to password code-cracking and of course, a James Bond-style laser maze.
Nadja Sayej
3.15.17