Terrorism

02.05.16
Twitter explains its handling of ISIS-linked accounts
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Twitter explains its handling of ISIS-linked accounts

Under pressure from the government and a lawsuit, Twitter says it has banned 125k accounts recently.

By R. Lawler,   02.05.16
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01.08.16
Feds tap America's top tech companies to help hunt terrorists
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Feds tap America's top tech companies to help hunt terrorists

Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and more met with the government today.

By N. Ingraham,   01.08.16
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01.07.16
US leaders meet with tech CEOs to fight terrorism online
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US leaders meet with tech CEOs to fight terrorism online

Top brass from the FBI and beyond are meeting with Facebook, Google, Twitter and other top internet firms.

By J. Fingas,   01.07.16
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12.27.15
China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys
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China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys

You won't have many guarantees that your secure chats are safe from Chinese spying.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.11.15
French prime minister says public WiFi will not be banned
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French prime minister says public WiFi will not be banned

Prime minister Manuel Valls called the internet 'a freedom.'

By R. Lawler,   12.11.15
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11.23.15
New York's anti-terror reporting app could easily cause problems
11.23.15

New York's anti-terror reporting app could easily cause problems

New York is the latest state to offer the See Something, Send Something app, but it might just create more problems than it solves.

By J. Fingas,   11.23.15
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11.23.15
Belgian Twitter users post cat pics to help police in weekend raids
11.23.15

Belgian Twitter users post cat pics to help police in weekend raids

As a massive manhunt swept Brussels, Belgians posted cat photos to Twitter in the name of safety and solidarity.

By J. Conditt,   11.23.15
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11.21.15
Here's how ISIS tries to keep its online activity a secret (update: debunked)
11.21.15

Here's how ISIS tries to keep its online activity a secret (update: debunked)

ISIS' online security guide has leaked, and it illustrates the dilemmas with privacy-minded services.

By J. Fingas,   11.21.15
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