Media Watch

'19Jan
26

International undercover agents target Toronto-based digital rights group Citizen Lab

The Canadian researchers who reported that Israeli software was used to spy on Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle before his gruesome death are being targeted in turn by international...
'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'18Nov
10

Hezbollah chief condemns normalization with Israel: 'Palestinians should not be afraid'

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned the Palestinians on Saturday against reaching any deal with Israel. His remarks, broadcast on a large screen to supporters...
'18Nov
01

The Privacy Battle to Save Google From Itself

Over two days during the summer of 2009, experts from inside and outside Google met to forge a roadmap for how the company would approach user privacy. At the time, Google was under fire for its data collection...
'18Nov
01

The Privacy Battle to Save Google From Itself

Over two days during the summer of 2009, experts from inside and outside Google met to forge a roadmap for how the company would approach user privacy. At the time, Google was under fire for its data collection...
'18Oct
25

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...
'18Sep
23

American Muslims 17 years after 9/11

17 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks, American Muslims remain on the receiving end since 9/11/2001 but their plight has taken a new twist under President Donald Trump whose anti-Muslim policies alarmingly fomented...
'18Aug
05

Venezuelan President Unharmed After Assassination Attempt By Explosive Drones

JUAN BARRETO via Getty Images The Venezuelan president survived an assassination attempt involving drones loaded with explosives.  Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro was unharmed after an explosion went off...
'18Jun
19

Verizon to end location data sales to brokers

In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017, file photo, Verizon corporate signage is captured on a store in Manhattan's Midtown area, in New York. Verizon is pledging to stop selling data to outsiders through middlemen that can...
'18Jun
15

Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control?

The voice-activated gadget in the corner of your bedroom suddenly laughs maniacally, and sends a recording of your pillow talk to a colleague. The clip of Peppa Pig your toddler is watching on YouTube unexpectedly...

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