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Everyone Should Have a Real Chance to Defend Their Anonymity

In the United States, everyone – even people accused of offensive conduct – has the right to communicate anonymously, and that right should never be infringed without due process. Our Constitution guarantees this, whether your speech is popular or distasteful.

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What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits

Anthem’s decision to pay $115 million to settle a class action suit brought as a result of the 2015 data breach affecting 78 million people could lead to new questions about cybersecurity negligence.

Source: What Anthem’s Settlement Reveals About Future Data Breach Suits – WSJ

FBI: 2016 Losses to Cybercrime Exceeded $1.3 Billion

Not exactly chump change, huh? Cybercrime is big business and the recently issued FBI 2016 Internet Crime Report makes that clear. The report examines the most prevalent and most damaging forms of cybercrimes today – business email compromise (BEC), ransomware, tech support fraud, and extortion.

Source: FBI: 2016 Losses to Cybercrime Exceeded $1.3 Billion

To tackle Google’s power, regulators have to go after its ownership of data

The problem with regulating technology companies is that, faced with tough new rules, they can eventually innovate their way out, often by switching to newer, unregulated technologies. The risk of targeted regulation informed by little other than economic doctrines might even be fuelling a corporate quest for eternal disruption: instead of surrendering to the regulators, technology firms prefer to abandon their old business model.

Source: To tackle Google’s power, regulators have to go after its ownership of data | Technology | The Guardian

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