Litigating Data Sovereignty

An article in the latest issue of the Yale Law Journal tells the story of the outsized role that courts play in managing the global governance of the internet.

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How Facebook Groups sparked a crisis in France – The Verge

The Yellow Vest movement was organized on Facebook — and now it has spilled into the streets

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Online censorship in Saudi Arabia soared after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder – MIT Technology Review

The main targets were foreign media websites, says a new service that automates censorship-tracking in countries governed by repressive regimes.

Source: Online censorship in Saudi Arabia soared after Jamal Khashoggi’s murder – MIT Technology Review

Prosecuting Wikileaks, Protecting Press Freedoms: Drawing the Line at Knowing Collaboration with a Foreign Intelligence Agency

Top law professor who was witness for defense of Chelsea Manning, explains why Assange’s actions in 2016 may be very different.

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CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s death, official says – CNNPolitics

You shall know the truth and the truth shall … be brutal. Once out, this one could not be sugar coated, and if he with is strategic importance, status, power, relationships and wealth does not get a pass (in assessments) no one does. 

How context, profiles, actions, timelines, sequences, HUMINT, SIGNIT and surveillance in aggregate and in a mosaic tell a story. It is integrity. Did I just accuse CIA of having integrity? I thought that was an FBI thing!

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government’s denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official.

Source: CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s death, official says – CNNPolitics

How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes

“We have seen this rapid rise in deep learning technology and the question is: Is that going to keep going, or is it plateauing? What’s going to happen next?”

Source: How The Wall Street Journal is preparing its journalists to detect deepfakes