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Why I Took Legal Action Against Cambridge Analytica

If I win, I can show the world a voter file with 5,000 data points the company compiled. I can show others where that information came from, how to request the information for yourself, and how to opt-out. If I win, everybody wins.
David Carroll
3.22.18
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deepfakes

FOSTA Sex Trafficking Bill May Worsen Deepfake Porn Problem

The worst parts of SESTA have been put into a bill that will likely make platforms ignore moderation altogether.
Charles Duan
3.12.18
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There Are No Guardrails on Our Privacy Dystopia

If tech is going to infiltrate, influence, and shape all of society, it is unacceptable for tech and pure market forces to decide the limits of the surveillance state.
David Golumbia
Chris Gilliard
3.9.18
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Opinion

America's Farmers Are Becoming Prisoners to Agriculture's Technological Revolution

Big data, proprietary systems, and restrictive EULA agreements threaten farmers, but the right to repair movement shows they are fighting back.
Rian Wanstreet
3.8.18
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Opinion

Just .69 Percent of Americans Use Opera, Which Is a Bummer Because it's Like Chrome But Better

Opera is built on the same engine as Chrome but is optimized to use less memory, which has made life much less frustrating for tab-obsessed users.
Jason Koebler
3.6.18
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Reclaim the Golf Courses

The world after golfing is a greener, more accessible one.
Jordan Pearson
2.28.18
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Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay for Journalism Is Not the Worst Idea I've Ever Heard

When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.
Jordan Pearson
2.14.18
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Opinion

Dissidents Have Been Abandoned and Besieged Online

Neither governments nor the cybersecurity community have taken enough responsibility for protecting human rights activists from hacking and surveillance.
Collin Anderson
Claudio Guarnieri
2.13.18
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The Social Network

Facebook Is Deprioritizing Our Stories. Good.

A society that relies on a centralized portal to get its news may very well be doomed.
Jason Koebler
1.12.18
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Jeff Bezos Should Give Me Some Money

The Amazon founder is the richest person on Earth. I am not. I have an idea.
Jordan Pearson
1.10.18
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State of Surveillance

The Hollowing Middle of the Surveillance Malware Market

Companies will have to choose between law enforcement in the West and authoritarian countries.
Collin Anderson
12.14.17
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Opinion

The Misguided Concept of 'Wilderness' Comes at the Expense of Indigenous Peoples

Trump's tax bill could open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
12.11.17