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Twitter's Transparency as Emulation Worthy Tech Practice

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 11 2011

Wired.com's Ryan Singel suggests that Twitter's reaction to a U.S. district court order for Wikileaks's participants user records should become the industry standard: Twitter introduced a new feature last month without ... Read More

I'm Writing a Book: WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, January 10 2011

I'm excited to announce that in mid-February OR Books, a small independent press based in New York City, will be publishing my seventh sixth book, WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency. You can pre-order copies or ... Read More

Quote of the Day: DDoS as Street Protests

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 22 2010

The question: Hundreds of Internet activists recently mounted cyberattacks on companies like MasterCard and Amazon because they had ended their affiliation with WikiLeaks. How dangerous could this kind of action be? Read More

The CIA's W.T.F. (Wikileaks Task Force)

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 22 2010

The Washington Post's Greg Miller reports that the CIA has put together an internal team to look into what Wikileaks has meant for the agency, and it's got a funny little name: The CIA has launched a task force to assess ... Read More

More DoublePlusGood WikiLeaks Reading

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, December 20 2010

I've added some fresh gleanings to our WikiLeaks Reader: Read More

Is Hacktivism Civil Disobedience, Or Just Trolling?

BY Nick Judd | Monday, December 20 2010

Hoping to sway, or at least shake, die-hard supporters of Julian Assange and Wikileaks, Jaron Lanier has also put the Twitterverse all abuzz with his article in The Atlantic on "The Hazards of Nerd Supremacy." Lanier's ... Read More

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First POST: Front Pagers

How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Tracking

Questions about whether Whisper is secretly tracking its users' secrets; the FBI's continued push against the new wave of encrypted phones; community service, high-tech-mogul-style; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hosts

Airbnb in hot water in NYC; Knight Prototype Fund backs some civic tech projects; pondering Google's position on net neutrality; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Africa Calling

How some techies are starting to respond to the Ebola crisis; everything you need to know about GamerGate; how Twitter may upset the 2015 UK elections; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Burrowing

How Democratic candidates down-ballot are getting access to the same voter targeting tools used by larger campaigns; Microsoft Bing rolls out its election prediction program; Edward Snowden's first emails to Laura Poitras; and much, much more. GO

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