Russian Disinformation Campaigns Continue to Sow Doubt in the West

Bottom Line Up Front Russia continues to use social media disinformation to sow doubt, effectively deploying an army of trolls across the Internet. On almost every issue—race, religion, government—Russian social media campaigns aim to create division in western societies. With false scare tactics, these campaigns have made Brexit a political-economic nightmare; migration has been … Continue reading “Russian Disinformation Campaigns Continue to Sow Doubt in the West”

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Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret – The New York Times

The millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails — each one following the path of an anonymous cellphone user.

One path tracks someone from a home outside Newark to a nearby Planned Parenthood, remaining there for more than an hour. Another represents a person who travels with the mayor of New York during the day and returns to Long Island at night.

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Sorry, your data can still be identified even if it’s anonymized

Urban planners and researchers at MIT found that it’s shockingly easy to “reidentify” the anonymous data that people generate all day, every day in cities.

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A Roadmap for Exceptional Access Research

Rather than continuing to politicize encryption, instead the lessons learned from the decades-long crypto policy debate should be used to inform the process of developing Exceptional Access

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