Transparency

01.05.16
Politwoops is back preserving politicians' deleted tweets
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Politwoops is back preserving politicians' deleted tweets

You can now search and filter those brain farts.

By S. Dent,   01.05.16
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12.31.15
Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets
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Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets

The database of boneheaded tweets is back, for the sake of transparency.

By B. Steele,   12.31.15
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10.30.15
Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force
10.30.15

Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force

The whitehat hacker who developed auto-blurring technology for dash-and-body camera footage has left the Seattle Police Department citing political issues as his reasoning.

By T. Seppala,   10.30.15
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10.15.15
Microsoft's Transparency Hub tracks surveillance requests
10.15.15

Microsoft's Transparency Hub tracks surveillance requests

For the first time, Microsoft is showing content removal requests, too.

By S. Dent,   10.15.15
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05.13.15
Google tosses 59 percent of Europe's 'right to be forgotten' requests
05.13.15

Google tosses 59 percent of Europe's 'right to be forgotten' requests

How is the European Union's "right to be forgotten" faring a year after it kicked in? If you ask...

By J. Fingas,   05.13.15
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04.29.15
Hillary Clinton wants all police to wear body cameras
04.29.15

Hillary Clinton wants all police to wear body cameras

Police body cameras might just represent a big talking point in next year's US elections. Presiden...

By J. Fingas,   04.29.15
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04.24.15
Seattle PD pushes for transparency by hiring a coder/critic
04.24.15

Seattle PD pushes for transparency by hiring a coder/critic

Remember Tim Clemans, the formerly anonymous programmer who requested basically all of the Seattle...

By C. Velazco,   04.24.15
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04.08.15
Kickstarter transparency report shows crowdfunding's copyright woes
04.08.15

Kickstarter transparency report shows crowdfunding's copyright woes

If you've noticed a crowdfunding project that was ripping off someone else's work to make a pitch,...

By J. Fingas,   04.08.15
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02.09.15
Russia, Turkey and the US wanted more of your Twitter data last year
02.09.15

Russia, Turkey and the US wanted more of your Twitter data last year

Twitter might not have the easiest time getting new users, but it's having no problems attracting...

By J. Fingas,   02.09.15
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