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GitHub, Medium, and Twitter Scrubbed a Database of ICE Agents
Threats of violence against database creator Sam Lavigne, however, remain online.
This Programmer Scraped LinkedIn to Find People Who Work at ICE
This isn't the first time that public information sources have been scraped to shed light on government employees.
Canada Is Gearing Up to Regulate Cryptocurrency
Canada is poised to become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and advocates worry excessive regulation will stifle innovation.
Here’s Why We Need More Open Source Software For Buttplugs
It’s a triumph of back-end engineering.
A New Browser Is Making Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting More User-Friendly
The technology behind Beaker makes it possible to host websites and share files with a few clicks.
Self-Driving Cars Will Get Ethics Lessons in Virtual Reality
Immersive digital environments can test our response to life-or-death scenarios.
The World Economic Forum Thinks We Need Better Governance for Blockchain
A new report suggests a framework for international collaboration should be built around the technology.
Here’s How Traders Lost Millions in the First Ethereum Flash Crash
The price of ether fell to as low as 10 cents on one exchange, and the wider cryptocurrency community is still in shock.
A Messaging App for Ethereum Just Raised $44 Million With Barely An Alpha
The company is hoping that its user-friendly app design will help bring cryptocurrency to the masses.
Trolls Gonna Troll
How 4Chan's Structure Creates a 'Survival of the Fittest' for Memes
High turnover and a battle for attention breeds offensive but viral content.
Funding The Web
Brendan Eich and the team behind the Brave web browser want to change the way advertisers, publishers and consumers connect.
Very Fake News
Liberals and Conservatives Are Falling for False Flag Conspiracy Theories
A broad network of websites and social media accounts is creating confusion after every crisis event.