• Researchers demonstrate how the US Wireless Emergency Alert system, which uses LTE networks, can be easily spoofed with “pirate” cell towers to cause mass panic (Karl Bode/VICE)
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company could have acted more quickly to flag a doctored Nancy Pelosi video but defended its decision to leave it up (Queenie Wong/CNET)
  • Report: ecommerce startup Brandless has hired John Rittenhouse as CEO after Tina Sharkey resigned in March amid tensions with SoftBank, which has a 40% stake (Zoe Schiffer/INSIDER)
  • Twitch launches beta of Subscriber Streams, which will let Twitch streamers who are Twitch Affiliates or Twitch Partners offer subscriber-only streams (Julia Alexander/The Verge)
  • Less than a week after ransomware victim Riviera City paid ~$600K, another Florida town, Lake City, votes to pay ~$500K in BTC to ransomware hackers (Catalin Cimpanu/ZDNet)

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