Interwebbed Cyber and Crypto News for Oct 22

Star Trek Dancing GIF via Katharine Holmes on Facebook

Star Trek Dancing GIF via Katharine Holmes on Facebook

Did you miss us, kittens? We went away for a whole week and then took some hardware-failure-induced time off from doing our news roundup, but we’re back and, as you can see, quite excited about it. To your stations, everyone. It’s full speed ahead at Warp Nine, barrelling into the rest of this week like the badasses we all are.

You have ONE MORE DAY to comment on the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Special Publication 1800-1: “Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices” (NIST)

Adventures in Twitter Censorship (PDF) (EFN)

Julilan Assange featured in Asterix and Obelix (This is big BIG news if you’re French) (CultureBox)

FBI, US g-men tried to snatch DNA results from a blood-testing biz. What a time to be alive (TheRegister)

Wikileaks Publishes ‘Torture Letter’ From Pilfered Emails Of CIA Director Brennan (Forbes)

How Justin Trudeau, Canada’s new Prime Minister, handled 9/11 (Reddit)

This poison dealer in India is making sure the US government can execute its citizens, whether it’s legal or not (Buzzfeed)

The Fascinating Secrets of the Influencing Machine (Cabinet)

Today Corrupt Officials Spend Your Money—Tomorrow Blockchain Will Stop Them (SingularityHub)

BC Supreme Court rules homeless have right to public spaces (PivotLegalSociety)

If THIS doesn’t save cashier jobs, nothing will. Clever thief stuffs suitcase with 32 iPhones, uses self-checkout to just pay for suitcase (6ABC)

A single hacker is taking down racist and homophobic sites one by one (VentureBeat)

Helicopter (and drone?) surveillance and the Fourth Amendment (TheVolokhConspiracy)

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Categories: Activism, Anonymous, Bitcoin, Canada, Crime, Cyber, Hackers, Hacktivism, News, Politics, Security, US Government

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