America ‘on fire’: Facebook watched as Trump ignited hate Pelosi: In ‘good shape’ on Biden plan, infrastructure bill United States issues its 1st passport with ‘X’ gender marker Exacerbated by pandemic, child care crisis hampers economy Authorities to present findings in ‘Rust’ movie-set shooting In Haiti, the difficult relationship of gangs and business Sudan strongman is seen as an insider with powerful allies Nor’easter brings hurricane-force wind, causes power outages Italy hosts a climate-focused G20 as geopolitics shift Beijing confirms strict ‘closed loop’ for Winter Olympics Blackhawks GM resigns, team fined after sexual assault probe Sudan arrests 3 coup critics as pressure mounts on military US says Assange could go to Australian prison if convicted Iran’s president says cyberattack meant to create ‘disorder’ Many progressives grudgingly accepting smaller economic plan Merck agrees to let other drug makers make its COVID pill

Hacker News

DIY Acoustic Camera Decades after polio, Martha among last to still rely on an iron lung to breathe Windows 11 Pro: about 11% slower than Linux on Intel Core i9 11900K Where Transcendental Numbers Hide in Everyday Math Wikimedia Enterprise: paid commercial product for reusing Wikipedia content In-Demand Tech Skills Are the Last Thing to Look for in IT Hires Microsoft has detected nation-state activity associated with NOBELIUM Comparing SQLite, DuckDB and Arrow After a Year of ‘Rampant’ Cheating, Elite Bridge Tries to Clean Up Conspiracy theories bypass people’s rationality Launch HN: Eduflow (YC S17) – Async Social Learning Exa: An Alternative to Ls Stripe is kick-starting market for carbon removal GiveCampus (YC S15) Is Hiring Our First Senior QA Engineer Show HN: Coding Font – A game to find your favorite coding font Ode to a Streaming ByteString Roy Fielding's Misappropriated REST Dissertation (2020) The Czech Play That Gave Us the Word ‘Robot’ Go 1.18 will embed source version information into binaries Dirty data science: Machine learning on non-curated data Sequoia Productive Capital $1.5B lithium deposit discovered in Maine; excavating it poses a legal challenge Is Scientific Progress Waning? Remembering Intel 740 This word does not exist Indian Supreme Court orders inquiry into state’s use of Pegasus spyware Applications and Techniques for Fast Machine Learning in Science Facebook Faces a Public Relations Crisis. What About a Legal One? Giant, free index to world's research papers released online Calculating Current Limiting Resistor Values for LED Circuits

Ars Technica

FCC kicks China Telecom Americas out of US, cites Chinese government control Biden finally makes FCC picks: Rosenworcel as chair, Gigi Sohn as commissioner Viewing website HTML code is not illegal or “hacking,” prof. tells Missouri gov. Four revelations from the Facebook Papers “Uh, no”—Pfizer scientist denies Holmes’ claim that Pfizer endorsed Theranos tech Plastic industry pollution to overtake coal in US by 2030, report says FBI, others crush REvil using ransomware gang’s favorite tactic against it Cardboard shortages deal another blow to strained supply chains More than 100,000 people have had their eyes scanned for free cryptocurrency CDC advisory panel unanimously approves expanded COVID vaccine boosters Elizabeth Holmes personally approved investor presentations, court hears Trump to launch social media platform to compete with Twitter and Facebook Theranos devices ran “null protocol” to skip actual demo for investors Intel slipped—and its future now depends on making everyone else’s chips EPA: Chemicals called PFAS will see more research and new regulations Coal bucks 15-year decline in US with 22% increase as natural gas prices rise Disinformation guru “Hacker X” names his employer: Facebook AI moderator confused videos of mass shootings and car washes Trumpist county clerk barred after leak of voting-system passwords to QAnon Theranos’ second lab director got $5K a month to rubber-stamp forms


Protonmail Celebrates Swiss Court Victory Exempting it From Telco Data Retention Laws France Moves To Shield Its Book Industry From Amazon Apple's Privacy Rules to Blame For Facebook's Lower Than Expected Quarterly Growth, Says Zuckerberg TikTok Tells US Lawmakers It Does Not Give Info To China FBI Raids Chinese Point-of-Sale Giant PAX Technology 150 People Arrested in International Darknet Opioid Probe Tech's Message To the Hill: We're Not Facebook 'Banning Anonymous Social Media Accounts Would Only Stifle Free Speech and Democracy' The FBI's Internal Guide For Getting Data From AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon How Misinformation - and One Facebook Group - Threatened a Federal Investment in Montana Palantir's Peter Thiel Thinks People Should Be More Concerned About 'Surveillance AI' Why The FBI Held Back a Ransomware Decryption Key for 19 Days The Man Who Stole and Then Sold Data on 178 Million Facebook Users Gets Sued by Facebook Should the US Fund a 'National Cloud' for AI Research to Compete With China? EFF Board of Directors Removes 76-Year-Old John Gilmore

Bleeping Computer

Babuk ransomware decryptor released to recover files for free US bans China Telecom Americas over national security risks Malicious NPM libraries install ransomware, password stealer Telegram launches advertising program for public channels Iranian gas stations out of service after distribution network hacked Spammers use Squirrelwaffle malware to drop Cobalt Strike Brutal WordPress plugin bug allows subscribers to wipe sites Prepare for 5 cybersecurity certifications with this bundle Windows 10 KB5006738 released with fixes for printing issues North Korean state hackers start targeting the IT supply chain Researcher cracked 70% of WiFi networks sampled in Tel Aviv Microsoft is force installing PC Health Check in Windows 10 Police arrest 150 dark web vendors of illegal drugs and guns Money launderers for Russian hacking groups arrested in Ukraine


Open Access Fiber Networks Will Bring Much-Needed High-Speed Internet Service and Competition to Communities More Efficiently and Economically: Report Resisting the Menace of Face Recognition Honoring Elliot Harmon—EFF Activism Director, Poet, Friend—1981-2021 What About International Digital Competition? John Gilmore Leaves the EFF Board, Becomes Board Member Emeritus Police Can’t Demand You Reveal Your Phone Passcode and Then Tell a Jury You Refused Victory! Oakland’s City Council Unanimously Approves Communications Choice Ordinance Why Is It So Hard to Figure Out What to Do When You Lose Your Account? Crowd-Sourced Suspicion Apps Are Out of Control On Global Encryption Day, Let's Stand Up for Privacy and Security New Global Alliance Calls on European Parliament to Make the Digital Services Act a Model Set of Internet Regulations Protecting Human Rights and Freedom of Expression EFF to Federal Court: Block Unconstitutional Texas Social Media Law From Bangkok to Burlington — The Public Interest Social Internet EFF Files New Lawsuit Against California Sheriff for Sharing ALPR Data with ICE and CBP After Years of Delays and Alarmingly Flimsy Evidence, Security Expert Ola Bini’s Trial Set for This Week


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Edward Snowden

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

How the FBI Gets Location Information New York Times Journalist Hacked with NSO Spyware Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Eating Maine Shrimp Nation-State Attacker of Telecommunications Networks Problems with Multifactor Authentication Textbook Rental Scam Using Machine Learning to Guess PINs from Video Ransomware Attacks against Water Treatment Plants Missouri Governor Doesn’t Understand Responsible Disclosure Friday Squid Blogging: New Giant Squid Video