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Associated Press

Warnock, Walker: Starkly different choices for Black voters China eases controls, gives no sign when ‘zero COVID’ ends Iran morality police status unclear after ‘closure’ comment US intel chief thinking ‘optimistically’ for Ukraine forces World Cup Viewer’s Guide: Neymar expected to play for Brazil Indonesia’s Mt. Semeru eruption buries homes, damages bridge EXPLAINER: Congress is acting on gay, interracial marriage Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election As Musk is learning, content moderation is a messy job US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects What to watch in Tuesday’s Georgia Senate runoff election Supreme Court taking up clash of religion and gay rights Knight, Clooney, Grant feted at Kennedy Center Honors Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again; McGriff elected Shootings at power substations cause North Carolina outages Deshaun Watson returns from ban, declines to express remorse

Hacker News

Activision’s faulty anti-cheat software Nibbler 4 Bit CPU Google has a company strategy, not a product strategy My secret life as an 11-year-old BBS sysop Memory leaks detection paper co-authored by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings in 1992 [pdf] Be Less Scared of Overconfidence Administrators Have Seized the Ivory Tower PFC bans are going to change waterproof garments Tesla Semi, a Deep Dive ChatGPT passes the 2022 AP Computer Science A free response section Tell HN: ChatGPT can reply like a specific Reddit or HN user, including you Side Border Bitmap Scroller on the C64 Egui commit: Implement accessibility APIs via AccessKit User IDs probably shouldn't be passed around as ints (2018) Autonomous trucking upstart Embark has gone from $5B+ to basically worthless Chip-8 in Common Lisp (2016) Porting Doom to the 3D0 Console Modern data modeling: Start with the end? Show HN: Tenebra game PC port of popular Commodore 64 game Predicting sex from retinal fundus photographs using automated deep learning Paying maintainers isn’t a magic bullet Software horror show: SAP Concur Invisible Characters Bringing FASTer Authentication to Prosody and XMPP Use of ChatGPT generated text for posts on Stack Overflow is temporarily banned Interactive text game of surgery in early 1800s Weatherme CLI Tool Nervous system manipulation by electromagnetic fields from monitors (2003) Recreating Medieval Paintings with Light at St Albans Cathedral Digital mobile radio

Ars Technica

How Chinese netizens swamped China’s Internet controls Darknet markets generate millions in revenue selling stolen personal data FCC lets Starlink start deploying Gen2 satellites as Gen1 speeds keep falling Parler and Twitter both cut ties with Kanye West as he says, “I like Hitler” Tesla finally delivers first electric Semi to Pepsi after years of delay Twitter dangles incentives to try to lure advertisers back Sam Bankman-Fried speaks on FTX collapse: “I didn’t ever try to commit fraud” Elon Musk appears to reconcile with Apple after Twitter tirade EU threatens Musk with Twitter ban as firm defends new approach to moderation Google customers win class-action status in lawsuit over app store prices Apple will pay up to $395 to people with broken MacBook butterfly keyboards [Updated] Former Musk ally explains resignation from Twitter, cites “dictatorial edict” Musk won’t relaunch Twitter Blue until he finds a way to avoid Apple fees Starlink prices in Ukraine nearly double as mobile networks falter Musk’s Twitter abandons COVID misinfo policy, shirking “huge responsibility” Musk faces fines if Twitter’s gutted child safety team becomes overwhelmed Musk asks if Apple “hates free speech” because it cut Twitter ad spending Comcast’s sneaky Broadcast TV fee hits $27, making a mockery of advertised rates Twitter staff cuts enabled spam porn deluge that drowned out China protest news Twitter is now having trouble paying some employees on time


Graduate Students Analyze, Crack, and Remove Under-Desk Surveillance Devices What Happened After Matt Taibbi Revealed Twitter's Deliberations on Hunter Biden Tweets? America's TSA Begins Quietly Testing Facial Recognition Tech at 16 Airports Chess' $100 Million Showdown: Carlsen Moves To Dismiss Niemann Lawsuit Over Cheating Allegations Australia Says Law Making Facebook and Google Pay For News Has Worked FBI, CISA Say Cuba Ransomware Gang Extorted $60 Million From Victims This Year Florida State Tax Website Bug Exposed Filers' Data Hive Social Turns Off Servers After Researchers Warn Hackers Can Access All Data Australia Will Now Fine Firms Up To $33.4 Million for Data Breaches Judge Approves Apple's Massive MacBook Keyboard Lawsuit Payout Telegram Shares Users Data in Copyright Violation Lawsuit Torrent Site User Who Transferred 120TB of Pirated Content Avoids Prison Anker's Eufy Cameras Caught Uploading Content To the Cloud Without User Consent BlockFi Sues FTX's Bankman-Fried Over Shares In Robinhood UK Ditches Ban On 'Legal But Harmful' Online Content In Favor of Free Speech

Bleeping Computer

Open source software host Fosshost shutting down as CEO unreachable SIM swapper gets 18-months for involvement in $22 million crypto heist Hackers use new, fake crypto app to breach networks, steal cryptocurrency The Week in Ransomware - December 2nd 2022 - Disrupting Health Care Google Chrome emergency update fixes 9th zero-day of the year Rackspace: Ongoing Exchange outage caused by security incident DHS Cyber Safety Board to review Lapsus$ gang’s hacking tactics BlackProxies proxy service increasingly popular among hackers New CryWiper data wiper targets Russian courts, mayor’s offices Police arrest 55 members of 'Black Panthers' SIM Swap gang How Windows 11's Enhanced Phishing Protection guards your password Samsung, LG, Mediatek certificates compromised to sign Android malware Android malware infected 300,000 devices to steal Facebook accounts


This Judge’s Investigation Of Patent Trolls Must Be Allowed to Move Forward India Requires Internet Services to Collect and Store Vast Amount of Customer Data, Building a Path to Mass Surveillance How to Make a Mastodon Account and Join the Fediverse International Coalition of Rights Groups Call on Internet Infrastructure Providers to Avoid Content Policing Let Data Breach Victims Sue Marriott Let Them Know: San Francisco Shouldn’t Arm Robots Coalition of Human Rights, LGBTQ+ Organizations Tell Congress to Oppose the Kids Online Safety Act Power Up! Donations Get a 2X Match This Week From Camera Towers to Spy Blimps, Border Researchers Now Can Use 65+ Open-licensed Images of Surveillance Tech from EFF Red Alert: The SFPD Want the Power to Kill with Robots Experts Condemn The UK Online Safety Bill As Harmful To Privacy And Encryption Top Prosecutors in CA, NY and DC Are Speaking Up For End-to-End Encryption EFF to Fifth Circuit: The First Amendment Protects the Right to Make Jokes on Social Media See What We Accomplished Together in EFF's 2021 Annual Report EFF, Coalition of California Privacy Advocates Caution Against Weakening CA Privacy Rights


Reddit Onion Service Launch Who would you like to see an AMA of next? Grad Students Analyze, Hack, and Remove Under-Desk Surveillance Devices Designed to Track Them FBI director raises TikTok concerns Open-Source ‘Consent-O-Matic’ Tool Lets Anyone Automatically Stop Websites From Tracking Them Can Discord in browser spy on other tabs? Judge finds no rights violations in FBI seizure Beverly Hills safe-deposit boxes Samsung’s Android app-signing key has leaked, is being used to sign malware GDPR violation? Samsung Smartwatch Does HUSHED app get WhatsApp verification codes? How are they finding my information? Am I in danger? Privacy friendly web analytics tool? Alternatives to Google pay/wallet? What do you guys use for a private GPS?

Edward Snowden

America’s Open Wound Everything Going Great Cultural Revolutions Your Money AND Your Life 9/12 Covid, Climate, And The New Denialism The All-Seeing "i": Apple Just Declared War on Your Privacy A Hell Of Our Own Making Apophenia [Q&A #02] Bombs vs. Bugs The Insecurity Industry Answering Readers' Questions A Conversation with Daniel Ellsberg Conspiracy: Theory and Practice The Most Dangerous Censorship Lifting the mask

Bruce Schneier

Friday Squid Blogging: Legend of the Indiana Oil-Pit Squid Existential Risk and the Fermi Paradox LastPass Security Breach Sirius XM Software Vulnerability Facebook Fined $276M under GDPR Charles V of Spain Secret Code Cracked Computer Repair Technicians Are Stealing Your Data The US Has a Shortage of Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Apple’s Device Analytics Can Identify iCloud Users Breaking the Zeppelin Ransomware Encryption Scheme