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Billy Steele
10.27.18 in Internet
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The midterms are already hacked. You just don't know it yet.
Benjamin Wofford,
Vox

The concerns regarding voting processes in the US are nothing new, especially when it comes to vulnerabilities. Vox is the latest to take an in-depth look at the troubling issues surrounding voting systems ahead of the midterms on November 6th. And it's (still) not pretty, even after months of warnings from all sides.

It started as an online gaming prank. Then it turned deadly
Brendan Koerner,
Wired

Wired offers a detailed look at what is likely the most infamous swatting incident thus far: the prank initiated by Tyler Barriss that ended with a fatal shooting in 2015.

I fell for Facebook fake news. Here's why millions of you did, too.
Geoffrey A. Fowler,
The Washington Post

The latest viral hoax fooled millions, so The Washington Post looks into why it was so effective.

When electric isn't good enough
Alissa Walker,
Curbed

California's use of EVs and cleaner fuels won't be enough to achieve its climate goals.

Apple News's radical approach: Humans over machines
Jack Nicas,
The New York Times

As Apple News tallies 90 million regular readers, The New York Times takes a look at how human curation got the service to this point.

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