Two Austrian Dealers Caught After Failed Burglary

An April 2017 package seizure led to the arrest of two Austrian men responsible for spreading more than two kilograms of amphetamine throughout Austria. The men, Austrian authorities announced, both redistributed Amphetamine ordered from the darknet and cooked their own amphetamine. If not for a…

EPIC Obtains Partial Release of 2017 Facebook Audit

EPIC has obtained a redacted version of the 2017 Facebook Assessment required by the 2012 Federal Trade Commission Consent Order. The Order required Facebook to conduct biennial assessments from a third-party auditor of Facebook’s privacy and security practices. In March, EPIC filed a Freedom of…

Explosive Growth on Machine Learning Market CAGR of +44% by 2022: According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts

The machine learning market size is expected to grow from USD 1.41 Billion in 2017 to USD 9.81 Billion by 2025,at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of +44%. PUNE, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA, April 15, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — Our analysts … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Explosive…

FTC Stregnthens Penalties Against Uber for Covering Up Data Breach

The Federal Trade Commission has strengthened its 2017 settlement with Uber because the company hid a massive data breach and bug bounty program in 2016. Under the revised settlement, Uber must submit all of its privacy audits to the FTC, and will face civil penalties…

Three Austrians Charged for Darknet Distribution

In late 2017, the Salzburg National Police Directorate (LPD) raided the home of a suspected darknet drug dealer. The suspect is a 26-year-old from the Pongau district of Salzburg, Austria. Authorities accused him of buying drugs on the darknet to use and to resell. The…

Day of Action: Help California Pass a Gold Standard Net Neutrality Bill

In December of 2017, contrary to the will of millions of Americans, the FCC made the decision to abandon net neutrality protections. On the first day of business in the California state legislature, State Sen. Scott Wiener introduced a bill that would bring back those…

UK reveals its first major cyber attack targeted ISIS

Britain carried out its first major cyber-attack in 2017, disrupting Islamic State’s communications and propaganda infrastructure for much of the year, one of Britain’s intelligence chiefs has revealed. Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ, which is … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE UK reveals its first…

Help California Secure Net Neutrality Protections: Support S.B 822

Despite the huge outcry from the public, 2017 saw the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality. While Congress can still, and should, act to save net neutrality and ISP privacy on a national scale, the federal protections do not exist today. In response, states should…

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