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Let’s face it: the clipart and imagery that accompanies cybersecurity reporting isn’t exactly impressive. A group of people has decided to tackle this problem.
(Eli Sugarman and Heath Wickline for Lawfare)
A new campaign is looking to end police partnership with Amazon. Fight for the Future has set up a petition and other resources to help you stop this privacy nightmare.
(Caroline Haskins for Motherboard)
If we lose our right to encryption, the government will target those who are most vulnerable. Attorney General Bill Barr is calling for the end of end-to-end encryption, but we know that police surveillance is already aimed in discriminatory directions.
(Albert Fox Cahn and Ayyan Zubair for BoingBoing)
Pursuit Podcast: Data breaches, Capital One and Security: Faster than Light
Pursuit Podcast sits down with a security startup to talk about how data breaches affect startups and others, including how the judicial system gets it wrong in prosecution.
Conference Talk of the Week:
This talk is part of our “Favorite Talks” YouTube Playlist. Check it out and subscribe! Failure, Risk, and Shame: Approaching Suffering at Work
Amy Newell, a manager with bipolar disorder, talks frankly at RailsConf2019 about the emotional toll of work and how to handle suffering more usefully.
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August 16-28, 2019, San Francisco, CA
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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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