Once Again, The Trumps Go Back On Their Word

It is not the first time Donald Trump- or one of his children for the matter- has completely taken back and recreated an official statement. It is also not the first time it has been done through a tweet. With worries high about the Trump’s connections to Russia, ties to the Kremlin, and illegal activityRead More

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Microsoft Working with U.S. Government to Prevent Hacking During Midterms

Concerns regarding Russian intervention in the U.S.’ upcoming November midterm elections have intensified, as a Microsoft executive has stated that his company is currently working with the government to ensure that candidates will not be hacked. This statement is a direct contradiction to Donald Trump’s claim that he “laid down the law” when addressing theRead More

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Voting Machine Agency ES&S Admits That It Installed Remote-Access Software

Amidst the controversy surrounding foreign interference in U.S. elections, the nation’s premier voting machine manufacturer has revealed to the federal government that it installed remote-access software in several of its machines. ES&S, the manufacturer in question, confessed in a letter to a federal lawmaker that remote-access software was reportedly installed in its election-management systems, which wereRead More

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Cambridge Analytica Reportedly Accessed Russian Data

According to British Parliament member Damian Collins, a large amount of data which was gathered by Cambridge Analytica included information accessed from Russia and other countries. Collins told CNN that his investigation regarding online misinformation has found Russian IP addresses on the devices which were responsible for the data gathering. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO),Read More

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Republican Representative Mike Coffman Offers Bow of Support for Net Neutrality

The push to overturn the FCC decision to repeal net neutrality has gained support from an unlikely place: Mike Coffman, Republican Representative of Colorado, who has announced his across the aisle support for the usage of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) in regards to net neutrality. The CRA is a resolution designed to allow CongressRead More

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Democrats Create Legislation to Abolish ICE

New legislation has been proposed by Democrats to abolish Immigrations and Custom enforcement. Abolishing ICE has been a strong message from activists and protestors for months. Recently prominent political figures such as Alexa Ocasio-Cortez, Mark Pocan, and Kirsten Gillibrand have also been on board to end the corrupted agency. The new bill has been createdRead More

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EU Parliament Votes Against Controversial Copyright Laws

The EU recently voted against a copyright law which would increase websites’ control over copyright infringement and would apply a fee to news sites for linking content. A debate regarding the law has raged for weeks between content creators and distributors. Some have stated that artists have been exploited by websites, and others have saidRead More

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U.S. Sanctions Russian Individuals and Companies After Intelligence Attacks

On Monday, three Russian individuals and five companies were sanctioned after confirming that they had worked on cyber-attacks against the U.S. and its allies. They had worked with Moscow’s military and intelligence services. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held a press conference where he explained in detail the recent procedures. He stated: The United States isRead More

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FDA sends warning letters to online opioid networks

On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to nine online marketers, stating that they must stop the unauthorized sale of opioids via the internet. Reuters reported that these networks operate up to 53 websites. The otherwise known as FDA is an agency part of the U.S. Department of Health and HumanRead More

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Hacker Got 26 million Email Addresses and Phone Numbers from Ticketfly

Personal information from more than 26 million Ticketfly users has been leaked by hackers. This information comes from Troy Hunt, creator of “Have I Been Pwned,” a website where people are able to check if their email addresses have been found in risky websites. The hacker who leaked the information uploaded the users’ data andRead More

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