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)

June 27, 2019

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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)

June 27, 2019

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is trying a new approach to limit the distribution of deepfakes, argues that the definition is too broad and needs to be scoped (Alexis C. Madrigal/The Atlantic)

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June 27, 2019
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Google, UChicago, and its medical center sued in a lawsuit accusing the hospital of sharing hundreds of thousands of identifiable patient records with Google (Daisuke Wakabayashi/New York Times)

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June 27, 2019
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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)

June 27, 2019

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Mark Zuckerberg says weak US response to 2016 Russian election interference sent a signal to the world, and similar activity has increased from Iran and others (Salvador Rodriguez/CNBC)

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June 27, 2019
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FCC gives Verizon permission to lock cell phones to its network for 60 days after activation, despite open-access rules applying to Verizon’s 700MHz spectrum (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica)

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June 27, 2019
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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)

June 27, 2019

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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)

June 26, 2019

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Subscription e-book and audiobook service Scribd introduces Snapshots, bite-sized distillations of nonfiction books’ key points (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)

June 26, 2019

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