FBI Director Wray Shows His Loyalty…to the Truth

FBI Director Christopher Wray is signaling that he takes the possibility of future Russian meddling in U.S. elections seriously.

Source: FBI Director Wray Shows His Loyalty…to the Truth

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US says it doesn’t need secret court’s approval to ask for encryption backdoors | ZDNet

Critics have long argued that the government has wide latitude to conduct surveillance under broad approvals from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Source: US says it doesn’t need secret court’s approval to ask for encryption backdoors | ZDNet

More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked

NY Attorney General Schneiderman estimated that hundreds of thousands of Americans’ identities were stolen and used in spam campaigns that support repealing net neutrality. My research found at least 1.3 million fake pro-repeal comments, with suspicions about many more. In fact, the sum of fake pro-repeal comments in the proceeding may number in the millions. In this post, I will point out one particularly egregious spambot submission, make the case that there are likely many more pro-repeal spambots yet to be confirmed, and estimate the public position on net neutrality in the “organic” public submissions.

Source: More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked

FBI gave heads-up to fraction of Russian hackers’ US targets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. officials that Russian hackers were trying to break into their personal Gmail accounts despite having evidence for at least a year that the targets were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs, The Associated Press has found.

Source: FBI gave heads-up to fraction of Russian hackers’ US targets