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This Programmer Scraped LinkedIn to Find People Who Work at ICE

This isn't the first time that public information sources have been scraped to shed light on government employees.
Corin Faife
16 minutes ago
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Emails From Elon

Elon Musk Sends Company-Wide Email About Tesla Saboteur and ‘Outside Forces’

The Tesla CEO told employees that someone within the company has been committing corporate espionage.
Sarah Emerson
3 hours ago
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dhs camps

The Debate About American 'Concentration Camps' Is Unfolding on Wikipedia

History’s being documented in real-time, by volunteer editors.
Samantha Cole
3 hours ago
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venus

The Atmosphere of Venus Is So Thick It Pushes On Mountains to Change How Fast the Planet Spins

Venus’ varying rotational period has always been a mystery for astronomers, but computer simulations show that it may have to do with the planet’s viscous atmosphere on mountains.
Daniel Oberhaus
3 hours ago
BROKEN NETWORKS
BROKEN NETWORKS

Verizon Says It Will Stop Selling US Phone Data That Ended Up in Hands of Cops

Verizon and other telcos have been selling phone location data to companies catering to marketers and low level law enforcement. Now, Verizon says it is cutting ties with certain firms that abused that data access.
Joseph Cox
3 hours ago
Ajit Pai
Ajit Pai

Trump's FCC Will Soon Vote to Axe Decades-Old Anti-Media Monopoly Rule

Despite ongoing corruption inquiry into Sinclair favoritism, Ajit Pai’s FCC continues his quest to help heavily-criticized broadcasting giant Sinclair grow even larger.
Karl Bode
4 hours ago
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Vault 7

WikiLeaks Shares Alleged Diaries of Accused CIA Leaker Joshua Schulte

The secret-spilling organization posted a series of first-person missives allegedly written by Joshua Schulte. The undated letters chronicle Schulte’s arrest and time in jail.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4 hours ago
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SURVEILLANCE

Watch: Here Are All The Ways Your City Is Surveilling You

Networks of New York author Ingrid Burrington points out all the devices around us that are watching our every move.
Samantha Cole
5 hours ago
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blind spots

DHS Did Not Investigate Hundreds of Civil Rights Abuse Complaints, Documents Reveal

DHS’s Office of the Inspector General says it has 'limited resources' to investigate hundreds of civil liberties and detainee abuse complaints, but one expert said the figures “demand a closer look.”
Joseph Cox
5 hours ago
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deepfakes

Gfycat's AI Solution for Fighting Deepfakes Isn't Working

Chasing AI-created fake videos with AI moderators doesn’t work, as Gfycat may be finding out.
Samantha Cole
6 hours ago
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Weird crimes

A Man Was Caught Stealing Human Toes From a ‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit

Thankfully, the digits have been returned to the exhibit.
Sarah Emerson
6 hours ago
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Facebook

Our Brains Are Being Overloaded With Push Notifications About Nothing

As social media vies for our attention, networks have begun sending us notifications that have nothing to do with our activity on the site.
Ashwin Rodrigues
7 hours ago
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