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Category Archives: Encryption

Is Decentralization a Threat to Amazon?

Amazon is a world dominator and has slowly transformed into a multi-industry overlord since its 1994 inception as a used book marketplace. CEO Jeff Bezos wields his influence in many areas, and entire US states compete for his company’s next warehouse location by offering tax credit deals. Even established industry giants fearfully anticipate his next acquisition. Recently, the company […]

Clinton, Assange, And The War On Truth

Authored by John Pilger via Counterpunch.org, On 16 October, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation aired an interview with Hillary Clinton: one of many to promote her score-settling book about why she was not elected President of the United States. Wading through the Clinton book, What Happened, is an unpleasant experience, like a stomach upset. Smears and tears. Threats […]

The Dark Web’s Largest Pedophile Site Was Secretly Run By The Police For A Year

A major international police operation to bust child predators involved police sharing child pornography with over a million unsuspecting online subscribers for a year after investigators took control of the dark web's largest child abuse forum. Though hundreds of pedophiles were arrested after the site was shut down, the police sting involved undercover officers sharing […]

Frontrunning: September 21

Mark Zuckerberg’s Political Awakening (BBG) Bank of Japan Sticks With Easy-Money Settings (WSJ) Bank of Japan board member demands more stimulus (FT) S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks (Reuters) Boston’s Fate Lies With a Zombie Hurricane as Maria Moves North (BBG) SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider […]

Tom Lee: “Bitcoin Will Be The Best Performing Asset Through Year End”

Fundstrat Global Advisors analyst and former permabull – who recently became into one of Wall Street's biggest bears – Tom Lee, is a fan of bitcoin. The strategist, who recently turned "cautious on stocks", explained his bullish view on the digital currency during an appearance Wednesday on CNBC’s “Fast Money,” claiming that a single coin […]

How To Protect Your Online Privacy Now That Congress Sold You Out

Authored by Eric Limer via Popular Mechanics All your private online data—the websites you visit, the content of your chats and emails, your health info, and your location—just became suddenly less secure. Not because of hackers, but because Congress just blocked crucial privacy regulations. This will allow your internet service provider to collect all your […]

Relax, Global Citizen; The CIA Is Benign & Benevolent

Authored by Pepe Escobar via Asia Times, The massive WikiLeaks Vault 7 release is an extremely important public service. It’s hard to find anyone not concerned by a secret CIA hacking program targeting virtually the whole planet – using malware capable of bypassing encryption protection on any device from iOS to Android, and from Windows to […]

Wikileaks Unveils ‘Vault 7’: “The Largest Ever Publication Of Confidential CIA Documents”; Another Snowden Emerges

WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever release of confidential documents on the CIA. It includes more than 8,000 documents as part of ‘Vault 7’, a series of leaks on the agency, which have allegedly emerged from the CIA’s Center For Cyber Intelligence in Langley, and which can be seen on the […]

Q&A: How Can I Stop My TV Spying On Me?

Following today's publication, by WikiLeaks, of documents exposing the CIA's secret hacking program – describing tools that can turn a world of increasingly networked, camera- and microphone-equipped devices into eavesdroppers, AP's Frank Bajak answers the public's biggest questions. Bajak warns consumers, there's "not much you can do if you don't want to sacrifice the benefits […]

Julian Assange Addresses Public Concerns Regarding Riseup Canary Statement

After the drama of the past few months, Julian Assange could be forgiven for wishing that the world still communicated via passenger pigeon. Seattle-based email provider Riseup’s “canary” expiration baffled the public for months and led to emotional, nonfactual accusations that Wikileaks had been “compromised” by state actors. But what is Riseup’s canary and how did an […]