The Global Internet Censorship Phenomenon


The Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) has been monitoring internet censorship around the world since 2012. OONI is a free software, global observation network for detecting censorship, surveillance and traffic manipulation on the internet. “They measure what's being blocked...

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Stealing passwords

Are Smart Home Devices Stealing Passwords?


"Hey Alexa." Ok Google, are you listening? *Crickets chirp in the silence* Absolutely they are. While it may seem like the game of rock paper scissors you just played with Alexa is finished (apparently she plays), there could still be someone listening in through your Amazon Alexa or...

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Stolen Staff Data Could be Your Biggest Security Risk


Your company was recently breached, but no customer information was stolen. Whew! That was a close call. Does it mean you’re in the clear? While it might mean you aren’t headed into a class action lawsuit similarly experienced by Equifax and Capital One, it still doesn’t mean...

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Could 3D Maps Lighten Congested LA traffic?


A light at the end of the tunnel for traffic in Los Angeles? Oh wait, those are just high-beam headlights off in the distance… Kidding! There might actually be a small but visible light if the autonomous driving company Waymo has anything to say about it. It’s hard to imagine a...

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A future with cashier-less shopping experiences, is there anything Amazon can’t do?


Imagine walking down the aisle at the grocery store, casually placing items in your reusable bags and as you ‘round the corner for the ice-cream you get an emergency phone call necessitating a speedy exit. Do you put everything back? Or do you quickly hurry to the check stand and rush through...

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