Wednesday , April 25 2018

Opinion

Russia’s Telegram ban isn’t just an attack on privacy

Imagine if the US banned Facebook after Mark Zuckerberg’s disappointing performance last week on Capitol Hill. Something similar happened in Russia on Monday as the country’s internet censorship agency, Roskomnadzor, ordered internet providers to block access to the Telegram messenger. This being Vladimir Putin’s Russia, the ban isn’t just an ...

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Grilling Zuckerberg doesn’t solve Facebook’s problems

As so often in the past, Mark Zuckerberg found himself apologizing this week. Testifying before Congress, he offered hours of penitence and self-reflection. “I’m sorry,” he said. “I’m committed to getting it right.” And just what would getting it right entail? In questioning Zuckerberg, the assembled members of Congress voiced ...

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