As the Web moves toward HTTPS by default, Chrome will remove “secure” indicator
May18

As the Web moves toward HTTPS by default, Chrome will remove “secure” indicator

Enlarge (credit: Indigo girl / Flickr) Back in February, Google announced its plans to label all sites accessed over regular unencrypted HTTP as “not secure,” starting in July. Today, the company described the next change it will make to its browser: in September, Google will stop marking HTTPS sites as secure. Before and after representation of the removed “Secure” label. (credit: Google) The background to...

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Gruesome Jihadi Content Still Flourishes on Facebook and Google+

Despite improvements to algorithmic filtering, Facebook and Google+ still host scores of ISIS and related content and accounts that sometimes stay up for months.

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4 Key Takeaways From Mueller’s First Year—and What’s Next

One year in, Robert Mueller’s investigation into Trump and Russia appears poised to connect all the pieces of the puzzle.

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South Korea to Follow G20 Unified Cryptocurrency Regulations

The South Korean government reportedly plans to soften its crypto regulations in line with the policies set by the G20 nations in an effort to create “unified regulations.” The Korean regulators have also agreed to apply the standards set by the Financial Action Task Force to its crypto policies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space G20’s Unified Crypto Regulations South Korea is...

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Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights”
May18

Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights”

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has shed some light on the progress authorities are making towards adopting the long-awaited crypto regulations. Legislators will replace common words like “cryptocurrencies” and “tokens” with legal terms such as “digital money” and “digital rights”, he revealed. Two draft laws have been filed in the Duma. One of the bills is scheduled for...

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