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Canceling the cancel culture

Garry Kasparov discusses the chilling effect on free speech that can arise as a result of so-called "cancel culture"

8 October 2020 min read

Social media vs. democracy

perex__ Although it has the potential to be a powerful democratizing tool, social media can easily become another proxy

Although it has the potential to be a powerful democratizing tool, social media can easily become another proxy

1 October 2020 min read

'The Social Dilemma' has trouble mixing metaphors

perex__ Despite its flaws, the film could be one small step to help us understand the role that social media plays in our lives

Despite its flaws, the film could be one small step to help us understand the role that social media plays in our lives

25 September 2020 min read

Credential stuffing fuels turmoil in U.S. elections, Covid-19 relief

perex__ Automated cyberattacks are torching trust in several local systems that we depend on

Automated cyberattacks are torching trust in several local systems that we depend on

16 September 2020 min read

Life After Privacy: An important new book

perex__ {value=The ‘confessional culture’ created and promoted by social media has eliminated privacy}

The ‘confessional culture’ created and promoted by social media has eliminated privacy

10 September 2020 min read

Societal lessons from the Twitter Bitcoin hack

perex__ {value=Tech giants still have a ways to go in fostering cyber hygiene}

Tech giants still have a ways to go in fostering cyber hygiene

31 August 2020 min read

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How to stay safe when signing EULAs

perex__ Do rights go missing in the space between product and service?

Do rights go missing in the space between product and service?

29 July 2020 min read

Redressing social injustice using AI ethics

perex__ What you ought to know about efforts to bake ethical considerations into surveillance, behavior profiling tools

What you ought to know about efforts to bake ethical considerations into surveillance, behavior profiling tools

24 July 2020 min read

Preventing cybercrime through environmental design

perex__ Applying community-building principles to improve data protection

Applying community-building principles to improve data protection

22 July 2020 min read

Crowdsourcing security fixes with bug bounties

perex__ Bug bounty programs can greatly benefit businesses and are used by some of the world's biggest tech and government organizations alike.

Bug bounty programs can greatly benefit businesses and are used by some of the world's biggest tech and government organizations alike.

16 July 2020 min read

The Authentication Puzzle

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Producing a secure authentication process that keeps users happy is easier said than done, but it's necessary in order to keep them safe online.

3 July 2020 min read

The anatomy of a phish

perex__ Understanding different types of phishing attacks and the different triggers cybercriminals use to trick users into falling for it.

Understanding different types of phishing attacks and the different triggers cybercriminals use to trick users into falling for it.

26 June 2020 min read