Good afternoon, kittens! We had a lovely morning doing CPR on our apparently-deceased laptop and then heartlessly arranging for a replacement, all without spending a dime. Not as easy as it looks, particularly before the first coffee of the day.
And how’s YOUR day going?
Probably better than Obama’s. Read on to see why.
Are “warrant canaries” legal? Twitter wants to save tech’s warning signal of government spying (GigaOm)
Al Habtoor Criticizes Western Leaders For Pushing Democracy (WealthX)
War made CS Lewis (WarIsBoring)
DQ’s security something something buster bar pun (Krebs)
Twitter sues the government for violation of its ToS (SecurityCurrent)
Average Cost Of Cybercrime In US Climbs To $12.7 Million (HSToday)
Cyberattacks trigger talk of ‘hacking back’ (WaPo)
A Front Seat to War: Kobani photoessay (FP)
When Bombs Aren’t Enough (TheNewYorker)
A Short History of Vultures (FP again, but too fascinating not to share)
Was Kissinger really a realist (WarOnTheRocks)
Could Selfies Replace Passwords? (DefenseOne)
Al-Qaida and ISIS Use Twitter Differently. Here’s How and Why. (NationalJournal)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Women Pay Gaffe: “I Answered That Question Completely Wrong.” (Re/Code)
Elon Musk: a Machine Tasked with Getting Rid of Spam Could End Humanity (VF)
The Snappening (Techworm)
Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward (HuffPo)
Online activism and why the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act must die (BoingBoing)
Featured Image Sari Weaving by McKay Savage on Flickr
Categories: Activism, Banks, Crime, Crypto, Cyber, Cyberwar, ISIS, Leaks, Money, News, Politics, Security, Wall Street, War
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