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First POST: Transparency Theater

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, March 11 2015

Hillary Clinton's press conference on emailgate; theater reviews of said conference; White House digital team starts using HTTPS by default; police body cam fails; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Security Insecurity

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, November 14 2014

New data on Americans attitudes toward government and private surveillance; how artists are responding to the surveillance state; redesigning New York state's official web presence; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Lifestyles

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, September 30 2014

Google's CEO on "work-life balance"; how CloudFlare just doubled the size of the encrypted web; Dems like Twitter; Reps like Pinterest; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Dueling

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, August 7 2014

The RNC's hopes to reach young urban Uber-users; the DCCC's science of small-donor fundraising; a new mobile app for voter information launches; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Huffington's Law?

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, April 17 2014

Edward Snowden asks Vladimir Putin about Russian surveillance programs on live TV; why software gurus like Matt Cutts and Dave Winer are alarmed about Internet security; how the DCCC is outpacing the RCCC in online donations; and much, much more. Read More

New Attempt to Hijack Facebook Traffic in Syria

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 6 2011

EFF warns Syrian Facebook users against clicking through warnings about invalid security certificates, reporting that that someone is attempting a rather amateurish "man-in-the-middle" attack to intercept their ... Read More

EFF and Access Team Up for 'Secure the Internet' Push

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 25 2011

The Electronic and the digital advocacy group Access have teamed up to launch the HTTPS Now campaign: HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) protects web surfing by encrypting requests from a user's browser and the ... Read More

Facebook's China Jaunt Makes Case for Digital Security

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, March 25 2011

Internet researchers are debating whether the fact that AT&T customers found their connections to Facebook passing through China earlier this week was a routing mistake or something more sinister. Either way, the ... Read More

The Internet Is Still a Scary, Scary Place

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, March 24 2011

The system that allows you to check your GMail account or your bank balance online is complicated, but it's based on the idea that one of a small number of firms — called certificate authorities — can be ... Read More

Tweeting More Securely

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 15 2011

Whether it was the Tunisian phishing or Ashton Kutcher getting hacked that done it, Twitter has taken steps towards greater security by offering, now, HTTPS as a personal default. Read More