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GCHQ and Me

My Life Unmasking British Eavesdroppers. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Aug 20, 2015 - 14 comments

From Theory to Practice-Chatting in Secret while we're all being watched

Micah Lee at The Intercept provides a deep and wide introduction to encryption (with a clever but helpful Romeo & Juliet framing device) then brings us all the way through the doorframe, past thinking or talking about it—Chatting in Secret while we're all being watched. [more inside]
posted by infinite intimation on Jul 15, 2015 - 19 comments

♫ doot-doot ♩dooot ?

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At the tone the time will be...
posted by not_on_display on Apr 21, 2015 - 24 comments

How a Rumor Sent a Teen to Prison for Murder

"Show me another black man with a missing a penis and maybe we'll have something to talk about," Deputy DA Owens told the court. // Writing for The Intercept, Jordan Smith details the story of a woman, Kirstin Lobato, who was convicted for the brutal murder of a homeless man in Las Vegas. According to those who are working for Lobato's release, it is a "perfect storm of wrongful conviction. Everything that possibly could have been done incorrectly was done incorrectly." [NSFW: graphic descriptions]
posted by (Arsenio) Hall and (Warren) Oates on Mar 14, 2015 - 16 comments

Sometimes security risks hide in plain sight

Do you use a wireless keyboard? For those of us who worry about the security of our wireless devices, every now and then something comes along that scares even the already-paranoid. (from Hackaday.)
posted by pjern on Jan 14, 2015 - 22 comments

bad and dumb and needless and not matt taibbi’s fault

Matt Taibbi has left Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media before Taibbi's digital magazine, Racket, ever debuted. First Look is still publishing The Intercept, and that magazine's Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, Jeremy Scahill, and John Cook have chosen to tell the inside story on Taibbi's leaving. [more inside]
posted by graymouser on Oct 30, 2014 - 79 comments

Plot Heroin Lynch / Exposure Tornado Drug / Body scanner Chan

NSA Haiku Generator - "Create a poem out of the NSA search terms that flag you as a potential terrorist!
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 3, 2013 - 30 comments

Easing Wiretaps on the Internet

“They can promise strong encryption. They just need to figure out how they can provide us plain text.” The administration plans to submit legislation to Congress in 2011 which would mandate any communications technology operating in the United States to include technical measures to comply with wiretap orders. [more inside]
posted by Vetinari on Sep 27, 2010 - 198 comments

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