Signal Threatens to Leave the US If EARN IT Act Passes

Plus: WhatsApp updates, a ransomware scheme, and more of the week’s top security...

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The Vacate Manifesto: How Today’s Technology Can Solidify Abolitionist Goals
Apr12

The Vacate Manifesto: How Today’s Technology Can Solidify Abolitionist Goals

20 years ago the cypherpunks of the new internet era came up with vast ideas describing privacy, anonymity, and encryption. Some of them brought these ideas to practice. ***The following is a featured manifesto written in 2015 by Jamie Redman that first appeared on the website notbeinggoverned.com (the site is no longer under maintenance). There’s also a video below of the entire transcript.*** Today we live in a world where we...

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JPMorgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank Predict Major Recession
Apr12

JPMorgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank Predict Major Recession

Big banks are predicting a major recession, the deepest one in the post-war era. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said his bank cannot be immune to the resulting financial stress while Bank of America expects the U.S. economy to “collapse” and Deutsche Bank has forecasted a severe global recession. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request Help, Trillions of Dollars Needed JPMorgan Chase CEO: ‘We...

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Free Market Think Tank FEE Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations
Apr12

Free Market Think Tank FEE Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

The oldest free market think tank in the United States, the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) has announced the 501(c)3 educational foundation now accepts bitcoin cash (BCH) for donations. The libertarian organization promotes sound economic theory, publishes books and articles regularly on the benefits of a laissez-faire attitude, and hosts lectures and conferences that aim to encourage the philosophy of freedom. Also read:...

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WordPress DMCA Takedown Notices Drop But Abuse Remains Prevalent
Apr12

WordPress DMCA Takedown Notices Drop But Abuse Remains Prevalent

Automattic, the company behind the popular blogging platform WordPress.com, receives thousands of takedown requests from copyright holders. For a number of years, the volume of notices continued to increase but that trend has slowly started to reverse. This week, the company published its latest transparency report, revealing that it had processed 11,220 takedown notices during 2019. That is a significant drop compared to a year...

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