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YouTube Keeps Serving Me Ads for Poland's 'Holocaust Law'

A controversial law about Poland's role in the Holocaust shows how Google serves up different versions of history.
Emanuel Maiberg
2.13.18
Tedium
Tedium

Google’s Forgotten Service: How FeedBurner Became a Zombie

Why FeedBurner, a service that Google once bought for $100 million, has become the one service it literally can’t kill.
Ernie Smith
2.5.18
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Google’s Confusing Gmail Security Alert Looks Exactly Like a Phishing Attempt

Security researchers say the legitimate email is training people to have bad email hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.18
digital rights
digital rights

Microsoft and Amazon Enable Censorship Circumvention Tools in Iran. Why Doesn’t Google?

Google blocks a tool called Google App Engine in Iran, indirectly allowing the Iranian government to block apps that piggyback on it to skirt online censorship.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Jason Koebler
1.15.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Google, Facebook, and Netflix Decide They Care About Net Neutrality Again

A group the corporations are a part of will sue the FCC, but where were they during the fight to protect net neutrality in the first place?
Karl Bode
1.9.18
hacks
hacks

Electrum Bitcoin Wallets Were Vulnerable to Hackers for Two Years

Developers left the vulnerability unpatched for months after being alerted.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.8.18
security
security

The Clever Engineering Behind Intel's Chipocalypse

When computer security collides with computer efficiency.
Michael Byrne
1.4.18
exoplanets
exoplanets

AI Found an Alien Solar System With As Many Planets As Our Own

AI was used to discover two new exoplanets hidden in Kepler data, and now our solar system is tied for the most known planets in the galaxy.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.14.17
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Marine Biologist Using Big Data to Protect Ocean Wildlife

Douglas McCauley works with tools like Global Fishing Watch to engage the public in the future of the oceans.
Becky Ferreira
12.8.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Tech Companies' Transparency Efforts May Be Inadvertently Causing More Censorship

When should American companies comply with government censorship requests?
Jillian York
12.8.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

The Jailbreaking Community Is Bracing for Google to Publicly Drop an iPhone Exploit

A Google researcher announced that he is planning to release a powerful tool for iOS 11 that the security community thinks it can use to jailbreak the iPhone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.7.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Europe Needs to Save Itself From Internet Upload Filters

A draft law currently making its way through the EU lawmaking process would impose filters that detect copyright infringement.
Julia Reda
11.30.17