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Uber Covered Up Hack of 57 Million Users For More Than a Year
The Wrap • Sean Burch
How Internet Cat Videos Paved the Way for Oscar Contender ‘Kedi’
The Wrap • Steve Pond
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine': Holt Interrogates Squad in Missing Thanksgiving Pie Caper (Exclusive Video)
The Wrap • Tony Maglio
In some countries, fake news on Facebook is a matter of life and death
Columbia Journalism Review • Mathew Ingram
Stars Rail Against Net Neutrality Repeal Plan: ‘Corporations Will Control the Entirety of the Internet’
The Wrap • Sean Burch
There's no evidence of Trump's vaunted executive leadership in Puerto Rico
Los Angeles Times
Storm That Unleashed Deadly Floods in Greece Was a Rare 'Medicane'
Bloomberg
Why Americans should brace for an internet where not all websites are treated equally
MarketWatch • Quentin Fottrell
Army Looks To Replace $6 Billion Battlefield Network After Finding It Vulnerable
Foreign Policy • Paul Mcleary
The Ghosts of Internet Past
Slate • Jacob Brogan
 
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Uber Covered Up Hack of 57 Million Users For More Than a Year
The WrapSean Burch
Uber is giving Equifax a run for its money. The ride-sharing behemoth covered up a hack that hit 57 million users for more than a year, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Names, email addresses, and mobile phone numbers were taken...
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Disney Channel, Facebook Inc
How Internet Cat Videos Paved the Way for Oscar Contender ‘Kedi’
The WrapSteve Pond
This interview about “Kedi” first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine. Some of the most fascinating characters in this year’s Oscar-contending documentaries aren’t even human. Ceyda Torun’s “Kedi,” for instance, is a look at some of the street...
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine': Holt Interrogates Squad in Missing Thanksgiving Pie Caper (Exclusive Video)
The WrapTony Maglio
You don’t steal a man’s Thanksgiving dessert — you just don’t. On Tuesday, someone on the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” squad is going down for absconding with Captain Holt’s (Andre Braugher) baked goods. Every year, Holt and Kevin (guest star Marc Evan Jackson) buy...
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Facebook Inc, Freedom of Speech
In some countries, fake news on Facebook is a matter of life and death
Columbia Journalism ReviewMathew Ingram
Misinformation distributed by social platforms like Facebook has almost become old news in the United States, thanks to all the attention focused on Russian troll armies trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. But in some countries such as Myanmar, “fake news”...
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Media & Advertising, Net Neutrality
Stars Rail Against Net Neutrality Repeal Plan: ‘Corporations Will Control the Entirety of the Internet’
The WrapSean Burch
Hollywood and media stars are lashing out at the Federal Communications Commission, after Chairman Ajit Pai announced on Tuesday the FCC will vote next month to repeal its current net neutrality laws — preventing internet providers from slowing down or “throttling” service...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
There's no evidence of Trump's vaunted executive leadership in Puerto Rico
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: Here we are, two months after Hurricane Maria inflicted an estimated $95 billion in damage on Puerto Rico. About half of the people are still without electricity, and just about everyone is suffering. (“Two months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto...
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Digital Media, Oceans
Storm That Unleashed Deadly Floods in Greece Was a Rare 'Medicane'
Bloomberg
‘Numa’ brought torrential rains to Greece and Balkans Tropical systems don’t usually form in Mediterranean The storm that killed at least 21 in Greece last week was a “rare tropical-like storm” that grew in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea and even...
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Digital Media, Finance
Why Americans should brace for an internet where not all websites are treated equally
MarketWatchQuentin Fottrell
Getty People call it different things, depending on what side they’re on. “Net neutrality” sets out principles for regulators to treat all companies using the internet equally. Consumer advocates call that an “open internet.” The Trump administration calls it “micromanaging.” On Tuesday,...
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Social Media Industry, World Politics
Army Looks To Replace $6 Billion Battlefield Network After Finding It Vulnerable
Foreign PolicyPaul Mcleary
Welcome to the redesigned foreignpolicy.com. Come for the new, engaging homepage, faster-loading articles, and more intuitive navigation. Stay for the award-winning analysis, reporting, and commentary on everything that matters in international politics. We invite you to check out FP’s depth and breadth...
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Social Media Industry, Twitter Inc
The Ghosts of Internet Past
SlateJacob Brogan
AOL When I set up my first Xbox Live account years ago, I made the questionable decision to do so under my own name. Having heard stories of virtual abuse in online games, I naïvely imagined that the choice would keep me—and...
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