Here Comes the Police State: New Laws Aim for Brutal Crackdown on Protest
The rise of right-wing populism in the United States-from the White House to state legislatures-has been met with public resistance on a stunning scale. Millions have taken to the streets, staged direct actions and flooded airports to resist a flurry of presidential decrees targeting undocumented, black, refugee, LGBTQ and poor commu... - 45 min ago
Cloudflare Bug May Have Exposed User Data From Millions Of Sites
Cloudflare, a service that provides security and performance optimization for more than 5.5 million websites, warned users on Thursday that it recently fixed a bug that exposed sensitive information including usernames and passwords. The problem may be fixed now, but the fallout will be ongoing. Thousands of sites have reportedly exp... - 1 hr 42 min ago
Press corps protests White House briefing that excluded some media outlets
WASHINGTON — The group that represents journalists who cover the White House on Friday protested the exclusion of some news outlets from an on-the-record briefing that replaced the normal on-camera briefing open to all members of the news media. “The WHCA board is protesting strongly against how today’s gaggle is being ha... - 1 hr 44 min ago
The Perennial GOP Tax Scam
There’s something about taxes that elected Republicans know, but most Americans are completely unaware of. It’s the reason we keep falling for the perennial GOP tax scam, and Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and their buddies in the White House are getting ready to run this ruse on American working people all… - 3 hr 46 min ago
CloudBleed and Coinbase
Last night, Coinbase became aware of a security bug with CloudFlare, a service Coinbase uses for Denial of Service protection. This bug…Continue reading on The Coinbase Blog » - 4 hr 27 min ago
Robert Reich: Seven Signs of Tyranny (VIDEO)
The similarities are too close to reality. And our president is already exhibiting all of them. Robert Reich articulates the 7 signs of a tyrant As tyrants take control of democracies, they typically do 7 things: 1. They exaggerate their mandate to govern – claiming, for example, that they won an election... - 4 hr 46 min ago
Towards Housing For All
Access to affordable housing is fundamental to the good health and well-being of people and the smooth functioning of economies. It is such a fundamental need that it is imbedded in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Affordable housing is an enormous challenge not just for India but for countries across the glo... - 5 hr 45 min ago
Google Cracked SHA-1 Encryption: What Does It Mean?
On Thursday, Google made major cryptography news by announcing that it had discovered a technique for generating a collision in the SHA-1 algorithm—a fundamental part of internet security protocol. The announcement effectively marks the death of SHA-1. What Is SHA-1? SHA-1 is a hashing function used to encrypt information. It generat... - 6 hr 44 min ago
Federal Judge Blocks Access To Redacted Hillary Clinton Emails
Judicial Watch, a conservative group attempting to get access to State Department records related to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, was denied permission on Tuesday after a federal judge ruled that the documents don’t indicate any evidence of government “malfeasance.” The judgment concluding that none of the redacted emails suggest... - 7 hr 43 min ago
Unanimous Vote Advances Blockchain Bill in Arizona Legislature
Lawmakers in Arizona’s legislature have unanimously advanced a bill that recognize blockchain signatures and smart contracts under state law. Source - 7 hr 49 min ago

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