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'Bulk hacking' by UK spy agencies is illegal, high court told https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jun/17/liberty-mounts-latest-court-challenge-to-snoopers-charter-mi5-gchq?CMP=share_btn_tw
For the modern internet, what's the cost of privacy? https://www.techradar.com/news/with-mozilla-introducing-a-premium-firefox-will-privacy-soon-be-an-in-app-purchase
EFF's recommendations for consumer data privacy laws https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/06/effs-recommendations-consumer-data-privacy-laws via @EFF
DeepMind’s AI uses aerial and ground-view data to navigate unseen areas https://venturebeat.com/2019/06/17/deepminds-ai-uses-aerial-and-ground-view-data-to-navigate-unseen-areas/ via @VentureBeat
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Disgruntled security firm discloses zero-days in Facebook's WordPress plugins https://zd.net/2WLQAyt via @ZDNet & @campuscodi
NASA spacecraft snaps detailed asteroid picture from closest orbit yet https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/17/18682578/nasa-osiris-rex-asteroid-sampling-mission-closest-orbit-bennu?utm_campaign=t heverge&utm_content=entry&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @verge
AI could usher in a new generation of catfishing https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/9kx8j5/ai-could-usher-in-a-new-generation-of-catfishing?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @NeekoTech
US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/17/us-recommends-windows-users-patch-against-worm-vulnerability/ via @engadget
Russia warns of “cyberwar” following report the US attacked its power grid https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/russia-warns-that-reported-us-attacks-on-its-power-grid-could-tri gger-cyberwar/
After wave of complaints, Instagram tests new methods to recover hacked accounts https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5wkap/instagram-tests-new-methods-how-to-recover-hacked-account?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @vice
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Millions of Venmo transactions scraped in warning over privacy settings https://tcrn.ch/2wWCZVs via @TechCrunch
The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white https://tnw.to/w53hO
Trans children's charity apologises after parents' emails published online https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jun/16/trans-childrens-charity-apologises-after-parents-emails-published-online?CMP=share_btn_tw
Middle East has a big problem: It loves tech but can't stop blocking it https://zd.net/2IgXvXs via @ZDNet & @damianradcliffe
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Russia used social media to keep EU voters at home, report finds https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/14/18678984/russia-social-media-eu-influence-parliament-elections-voters-disinformation via @verge
Credit scores could soon get even creepier and more biased https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmpgp9/credit-scores-could-soon-get-even-creepier-and-more-biased?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @vice
Hundreds of current and former [American] law enforcement officers reportedly found in extremist Facebook Groups https://gizmodo.com/hundreds-of-current-and-former-law-enforcement-officers-1835545223?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_sour ce=gizmodo_twitter&utm_campaign=top via @gizmodo
Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/14/adobe-ai-manipulated-images-faces-photoshop/ via @engadget | It hopes the tool will spot and deter deepfakes.
Hackers behind dangerous oil and gas intrusions are probing US power grids https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/hackers-behind-dangerous-oil-and-gas-intrusions-are-probing-us-power-grids/
‘Sign In With Apple’ earns mixed reactions from app makers | WIRED https://www.wired.com/story/sign-in-with-apple-mixed-reactions/
Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashes - Times of India https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/international-business/boeing-ceo-concedes-mistake-with-planes-in-2-fatal-crashes/articleshow/69816527.cms
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Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias https://venturebeat.com/2019/06/12/elizabeth-warren-wants-answers-from-federal-agencies-about-algorithmic-bias/ via @VentureBeat
NASA research shows alien life is far less likely than previously thought https://thenextweb.com/science/2019/06/12/nasa-research-shows-alien-life-is-far-less-likely-than-previously-thought/?utm _source=twitter&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=NASA%2Bresearch%2Bshows%2Balien%2Blife%2Bis%2Bfar%2Bless%2Blikely%2Bthan %2Bpreviously%2Bthought via @thenextweb
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube grapple with altered videos ahead of 2020 election https://cnet.co/2X6Hxrf via @CNET
EFF asks for DOJ efforts to break Facebook encryption to be made public https://zd.net/2Xb8QAA via @ZDNet & @SecurityCharlie
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You can now use an Android phone as a physical security key for two-factor authentication on iOS https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18663151/google-android-phone-physical-security-key-two-factor-authentication-ios?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=entry&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter via @verge
Satellites are quietly, constantly watching us https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ywyxxm/how-satellites-quietly-constantly-surveil-us?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @vice
British official signs U.S. extradition order for Julian Assange despite hostility between UK Home Secretary and Trump regime https://gizmodo.com/british-official-signs-u-s-extradition-order-for-julia-1835473648?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @gizmodo
There's table salt on one of Jupiter's moons https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/13/table-salt-europa-jupiter-moon/ via @engadget
Group to fund and operate first hydrogen fuel ferry fleet in the US https://arstechnica.com/?post_type=post&p=1521133
Telegram faces DDoS attack in China—again https://tcrn.ch/31qbq4Z via @TechCrunch
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Loyalty programs cost you your personal data — are the rewards worth it? https://thenextweb.com/insights/2019/06/12/loyalty-programs-cost-you-your-personal-data-are-the-rewards-worth-it/?utm_so urce=twitter&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=Loyalty%2Bprograms%2Bcost%2Byou%2Byour%2Bpersonal%2Bdata%2B%25E2%2580%2594% 2Bare%2Bthe%2Brewards%2Bworth%2Bit%253F via @thenextweb
This is exactly what privacy experts said would happen https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/06/travelers-images-stolen-attack-cbp/591403/ via @TheAtlantic | CBP’s trove of biometric data is catnip for bad actors.
Setting precedents for privacy: the UK legal challenges bringing surveillance into the open http://theconversation.com/setting-precedents-for-privacy-the-uk-legal-challenges-bringing-surveillance-into-the-open-117639?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton via @ConversationUK
Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire https://cnet.co/2wv6qOp via @CNET
Cybersecurity: These are the Internet of Things devices that are most targeted by hackers https://zd.net/2XaKua2 via @ZDNet & @dannyjpalmer
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Google is moving US-bound Nest production out of China, reports Bloomberg https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18662448/nest-manufacturing-leaves-china-trade-war via @verge
The biggest data breach archive on the Internet is for sale https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vb9xqy/the-biggest-data-breach-archive-on-the-internet-is-for-sale?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @vice
Big Tech lawyer earns his paycheck arguing Google doesn't dominate Search https://gizmodo.com/big-tech-lawyer-earns-his-paycheck-arguing-google-doesn-1835426687?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_campaign=sharebar via @gizmodo
Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/12/uber-flying-taxi-test-melbourne/ via @engadget
US report finds sky is the limit for geothermal energy beneath us https://arstechnica.com/?post_type=post&p=1520395
This deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg tests Facebook’s fake video policies https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ywyxex/deepfake-of-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-fake-video-policy?utm_campaign=sharebutton via @vice
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