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Nate Church, Breitbart • Thu 2018 Jun 7, 6:47pm

MIT Creates Psychopath Artificial Intelligence… Norman was inserted into one of the seedier corners of Reddit at the inception of his artificial life, fed a steady diet of disturbing imagery and conversation. Then he was subjected to a Rorschach test…

Skynet begins
No Twitter
Charlie Nash, Breitbart • Fri 2018 Apr 13, 2:04pm

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey personally chooses which accounts should be banned and sanctioned on his social network, according to a report.…

Twitter has frequently banned prominent conservatives and libertarians, both temporarily and permanently, including Roger Stone, Tommy Robinson, Sargon of Akkad, Steven Crowder, Pizza Party Ben, Sheriff David Clarke, Guccifer 2.0, and Raheem Kassam.…

No Facebook
Charlie Nash, Breitbart • Fri 2018 Apr 13, 1:48pm

15 Memes Mocking Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate Hearing

You Tube China flag
BFH, IOTWreport • Fri 2018 Apr 13, 1:19pm

Ten years of my videos are gone. I was notified this morning that my account was no longer wanted on YT because it “drives people off their site.”

I have no idea what that is supposed to mean.…

It means you speak truth and power-mad little commies don't like it.
Diamond and Silk
Diamond and Silk, Twitter • Tue 2018 Apr 10, 8:09pm

…So our questions to Facebook (Mark Zuckerberg) are:
1. What is unsafe about two Blk-women supporting the @POTUS @realDonaldTrump?

Diamond and Silk go after the Zuck.
Hikaru, Ace of Spades • Mon 2018 Apr 9, 9:42am

…Alexa comes pre-installed on pretty much all Android phones now, and you are not able to delete it.

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@evacide, Twitter • Wed 2017 Nov 15, 3:49pm

Facebook asks people to send them their nudes so they can prevent them from being posted as revenge porn. Nothing will go wrong with this plan.…

A few days old news, but still news.
Paul, Security Ledger • Tue 2017 Oct 24, 4:30pm

…“We reached the end of needing passwords maybe seven years ago, but we still use them,” said Steve Winterfeld, Director of Cybersecurity, at clothing retailer Nordstrom. “They’re still the primary layer of defense.”

“It’s hard to kill them,” noted Shalini Mayor, who is a Senior Director at Visa Inc. “The question is what to replace them with.”…

Alex Hern, Guardian UK • Wed 2017 Oct 18, 7:06pm

…The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicious eavesdroppers and attacks, according to the researcher who discovered the weakness.…

Last Refuge of a Scoundrel • Mon 2017 Jan 16, 1:09pm

…I am also now in the habit of checking my bank accounts, if not daily then every other day, to catch anything that may be wrong. Probably something I should have been doing all along, but had not been. It's a good thing for me that Navy Fed has such a sharp anti-fraud division.

The upside to all this technology is it makes things convenient. The down side to all this technology makes things convenient. We have always had scammers of one sort or another, the digital world just gives them another outlet to perpetuate their fraud. This one is just immediate and more convenient since they never have to leave their mother's basements in order to scam you out of all your hard earned life savings, as well as your good name.…

ChiCom Flag
BlazingCatFur • Wed 2016 Oct 26, 11:13pm

The Pentagon’s Joint Staff recently warned against using equipment made by China’s Lenovo computer manufacturer amid concerns about cyber spying against Pentagon networks, according to defense officials.…

Kevin Jackson, The Black Sphere • Sat 2016 Oct 1, 11:35pm

A judicial appointee of President Barack Obama has struck down a Republican attempt to stop the internet takeover by an international coalition.…

Bare Naked Islam • Fri 2016 Sep 30, 5:18pm

…Top law enforcement officials in four states filed suit Wednesday to delay the Obama administration’s proposed transfer on October 1st of a critical Internet agency to an international authority, saying the grantee would have the power to “effectively enable or prohibit the exercise of free speech on the Internet.”…

Doing the job Congress won't do. -Citing Washington Examiner
Ian Hanchett, Breitbart • Thu 2016 Sep 29, 10:37am

On Wednesday’s “Sean Hannity Show,” FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai (R) stated that the plan to “essentially give up the US oversight role…of the Internet” to ICANN is something that should worry anyone who cherishes “free expression, and free speech rights generally,” and could potentially cede oversight of the Internet to “foreign governments who might not share our values.” He further stated that such a move is “irreversible.”…

John Hayward, Breitbart • Thu 2016 Sep 29, 10:30am

President Barack Obama’s drive to hand off control of Internet domains to a foreign multi-national operation will give some very unpleasant regimes equal say over the future of online speech and commerce… Here’s a look at some of the regimes that will begin shaping the future of the Internet in just a few days, if President Obama gets his way…

Ah, Internet, we hardly knew ye
Dave Blount, Moonbattery • Sun 2016 Sep 11, 2:25pm

…Obama’s most damaging legacy may not be his enabling of the terrorists running Iran after all. Giving away control of the Internet to foreign powers who do not share America’s commitment to freedom may be worse still. Ted Cruz outlines the threat it poses to economic freedom, political liberty, national security, and rule of law under the Constitution…

Charlie Spiering, Breitbart • Mon 2016 Sep 5, 8:29pm

President Barack Obama called for a series of international agreements to regulate activity on the Internet, citing his preference not to start an arms race in cyberspace.…

Nate Madden, Conservative Review • Thu 2016 Sep 1, 6:37pm

…When Congress comes back into session next Tuesday, it will only have a few short weeks to accomplish one of the most important tasks before it: ensuring that control of the internet does not fall into the hands of those who would actively censor it to the detriment of free speech and American interests.…

Rick Moran, American Thinker • Sat 2016 Aug 20, 3:25pm

The Commerce Department is finalizing the transition of control of the internet from U.S. hands to a "multi-stakeholder" model that includes Russia and China.

None of this was approved by Congress. The administration is acting unilaterally to strip U.S. control of the internet and give it to totalitarians and religious fanatics.…

Mordor Eye
Ben Kew, Breitbart • Fri 2016 Aug 12, 9:31pm

A mother from Texas was horrified to learn that the cameras she used to keep watch on her 8-year-old girls had been hacked and were being live streamed on the internet.… “We have security cameras to protect them. I feel like I’ve failed. People are watching my kids in their home, dressing, sleeping, playing.” She added that she is not currently allowing her children to use the internet, saying that she “just can’t chance it again.”…

Mark Ward, BBC • Mon 2016 Aug 8, 7:54pm

Serious security flaws that could give attackers complete access to a phone's data have been found in software used on tens of millions of Android devices. … However, there is no evidence of the vulnerabilities currently being used in attacks by cyberthieves. … "It's always a race as to who finds the bug first, whether it's the good guys or the bad."…

Darlene Storm, ComputerWorld • Tue 2016 Apr 19, 12:10pm

…What is MouseJack?

IoT firm Bastille researchers call it a “massive vulnerability in wireless mice and keyboards that leaves billions of PCs and millions of networks vulnerable to remote exploitation via radio frequencies.” It is “essentially a door to the host computer,” the MouseJack FAQ explained. The PR release warned that it could “potentially lead to devastating breaches.”…

Sean Martin, Express (UK) • Sat 2016 Apr 16, 7:01pm

A LEADING scientist involved in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has warned that it could rise up against us and end humanity within decades.…

Ryan O'Hare, Mail (UK) • Thu 2016 Mar 24, 7:09pm

Google has announced the launch of a cloud-based machine learning platform.

The search giant's new large-scale platform will be able to learn and make predictions 'across a whole variety of scenarios', and is reminiscent of the fictional Skynet service from Terminator.

A limited preview of the service is now available for users to build their own machine-learning models 'that work on any type of data, of any size'.…

What could go wrong? go wrong? go wrong?
Mario Trujillo, The Hill • Fri 2016 Mar 11, 7:55am

A major step was taken Thursday in the U.S. government's plan to hand off oversight of the Internet domain name system.

A nonprofit international group approved a plan and forwarded it to the Obama administration Thursday for review and approval.…

ICANN officials said Thursday the plan should meet the U.S. government's priorities to protect the open Internet and to prevent any other government from gaining control. It also includes security and accountability measures, they said, and if the plan is implemented, Internet users should see no real difference. …

Yeah, sure.
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Jonathan Levin, Legal Insurrection • Thu 2016 Feb 25, 2:24pm

…Despite Twitter’s shady dealings, conservatives should not leave twitter for several reasons. …if conservatives leave, nobody will be around to expose Twitter’s duplicity. …if conservatives abandon Twitter, it just cedes the territory to liberals, again. …using Twitter frankly doesn’t make Twitter or its shareholders any money. …quitting Twitter just won’t work. …quitting Twitter is something the liberal, social justice warrior, safe spacers would do.…

Sort-of five reasons…
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TSRBLKE, Cut, Jib, Newsletter • Wed 2016 Feb 24, 10:20am

…I think I do think twitter owes me something: a clear set of rules with even enforcement. Transparency would be a bonus (but I’m not going to get my hopes up).… Basically I’ll I’m asking from twitter is for the terms of the contract under which we operate. Is that too much to ask? Apparently so.…

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SooperMexican • Wed 2016 Feb 24, 10:10am

…It’s only been a few weeks since Twitter announced it would ask a panel full of left-wing nutjobs to police their social media platform and shut down supposed “bullying…” I’ve started seeing people say that minor accounts were being banned… Breitbart’s @Nero lost his “verified” blue checkmark status… Stacy McCain… isn’t allowed anymore.… I guess it’s back to the only refuge from conservative free speech: email chainmails and tincans linked together through strings.…

Quitting Twitter: Ace of Spades, Adam Baldwin
Stilton Jarlsberg, Hope n' Change • Wed 2016 Feb 24, 10:05am

…The TPP… is the bizarre, mostly-secret trade agreement which our current anti-capitalist president is ramming through. …we just want to focus on one seemingly teeny-tiny element which was recently changed (and which the Obama administration is no doubt hoping will fly under the radar). …in a nutshell the TPP will allegedly extend "copyright protection" for things like online content by allowing the government to bring charges against anyone suspected of copyright infringement even if the "copying" (like a simple link to a news story) does no harm to the copyright owner and, indeed, may even be encouraged by the copyright owner.

And this blog heap o'links would be a target. As well as Drudge, Vic's links and headline links on Ace, and practically every hyperlink on the web.~
Allum Bokhari, Breitbart • Sat 2016 Feb 6, 10:49pm

…According to Buzzfeed, the latest, radical alteration to Twitter’s user experience could come as early as next week, although the online outlet did not confirm whether the new system would be mandatory.

The news has led to the greatest backlash from Twitter’s userbase this year. #RIPTwitter has been trending internationally all day, with close to a million tweets on the hashtag. Celebrities and users from across the political spectrum are adding their voices to the online protest, and a petition urging Twtter to change course is quickly gathering steam. Troublingly for Twitter, it doesn’t look like the controversy will fade anytime soon.…