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Trump officials are talking about their desire to ban end-to-end encryption. Lawmakers and the public remain opposed to such a ban, fortunately, but it’s important to keep track of who wants us to lose our right to privacy.
(Eric Geller for Politico)
It turns out that the workplace environment inside Jigsaw, Google’s do-gooder task force, is a toxic mess. A culture of misogyny, retalation, and entitlement has caused dozens to quit over the course of the group’s brief existence.
(Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai for Motherboard)
2019, only half-over, has been a year of some pretty impressive and disruptive cyberattacks. There’v been supply chain attacks, the use of ransomware has escalated, and of course the US border itself was targeted through its contractors.
(Lily Hay Newman for Wired)
James Earl Jones reads Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July”
It’s hard to celebrate Independence Day while there are concentration camps on the border, but it’s been hard to celebrate Independence Day for a long time, for a lot of reasons.
Conference Talk of the Week:
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Em Lazer-Walker at !!Con 2019 talks about how to build games and machines that require physical interaction.
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This newsletter compiled by Margaret Killjoy (@magpiekilljoy). Margaret is an author, activist, and musician based in Appalachia. Her most recent book series is the Danielle Cain novella series, which starts with The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion.
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