Flight risk

Flight risk

The farcical reality of transatlantic travel post-Trump.
Mar 27 · 5 minutes
Twitter says it won't help build Trump's Muslim database. But what about this guy?

Twitter says it won't help build Trump's Muslim database. But what about this guy?

Will Peter Thiel's Palantir help Trump be a more efficient fascist? Let's ask them!
Dec 9 · 5 minutes
Amazon just dropped encryption and launched a listening device called Amazon Tap. Really.

Amazon just dropped encryption and launched a listening device called Amazon Tap. Really.

Amazon is a tough company to hate, and a tough company to love.
Mar 4 · 3 minutes
At what point is the convenience of technology outweighed by the constant stress?

At what point is the convenience of technology outweighed by the constant stress?

Connected technology was supposed to make our lives easier. It has. Just not less stressful.
Feb 25 · 2 minutes
Welcome to the new McCarthyism, and the UnAmerican Tweets Committee

Welcome to the new McCarthyism, and the UnAmerican Tweets Committee

Yet another reason why I'm glad I quit social media.
Feb 24 · 3 minutes
Google launches "Jigsaw," headed by former State Department official, to "tackle geopolitical challenges"

Google launches "Jigsaw," headed by former State Department official, to "tackle geopolitical challenges"

Still, at least the name JIGSAW doesn't sound exactly like a leaked NSA program.
Feb 17 · 3 minutes
Tor Project: The super secure anonymity network that will definitely keep you safe (as long as hackers don't break the rules)

Tor Project: The super secure anonymity network that will definitely keep you safe (as long as hackers don't break the rules)

A lot has happened to Tor since I last reported on it, and not much of it good.
Dec 18 · 10 minutes
Packrat targets journalists, at home and abroad

Packrat targets journalists, at home and abroad

Elaborate malware operation reported to be targeting reporters, prosecutors and officials across South America.
Dec 14 · 6 minutes
“Ed Snowden loves it, but how loud should we say that? For some people that makes them furious.”

“Ed Snowden loves it, but how loud should we say that? For some people that makes them furious.”

Last night in San Francisco, Tor's Roger Dingledine gave an update and overview of the organizations operations and plans. Not on the horizon: talking about ties to the Department of Defense.
Oct 20 · 5 minutes
What the hell? Pierre Omidyar selects one of Edward Snowden's former Booz Allen bosses to be an Omidyar Fellow

What the hell? Pierre Omidyar selects one of Edward Snowden's former Booz Allen bosses to be an Omidyar Fellow

The billionaire who bought access to the Snowden NSA leaks has just selected the whistleblower's NSA-contractor boss to his "fellowship" program.
Oct 16 · 12 minutes
Your bad day could be the end of my world

Your bad day could be the end of my world

Child-safe companies are only as strong as their weakest worker.
Aug 4 · 6 minutes