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J.M. Porup

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Toronto
Freelance Cybersecurity Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  surveillance, cybersecurity, infosec, hacking, natsec

contributing security reporter, @ArsTechnicaUK. Assembly @BKCHarvard. Once a programmer. Yeah, I'm that @LonelyPlanet Colombia guy. Views my own. Assume breach.

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Biography

J.M. Porup is a freelance cybersecurity reporter. His work has appeared in Motherboard, Ars Technica, and The Economist. He specializes in covering the IoT space.

Porup began studying infosec in 2002. A programmer for many years, he learned the ropes from senior sysadmins who believed security co...

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Jun 25, 2017

RT @emptywheel: Shorter Google: It turns out your metadata is more accurate for targeting than your content.  https://twitter.com/Techmeme/status/878305793266696192 

Jun 25, 2017

RT @MuckRock: A de-jargoned tech report shows the Air Force is hoping to have a working version of Skynet in ten years…

Jun 25, 2017

The idea that the IC, whose job is literally to break the law, worry about "following federal law" is ridiculous.  https://twitter.com/kennwhite/status/878994673590824960 

Jun 25, 2017

RT @kennwhite: Odd rhetorical tactic by some ex-IC people: sowing FUD via blanket claims about software; when challenged, insult or invoke…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editorial Intern for Strong Coffee, a rocking underground Chicago arts 'zine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Maureen Dowd