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Covering tech policy for @WashingtonPost via @TheSwitch. Opinions here mine, but feel free to borrow them. Tips? andrea.peterson[at]washpost[dot]com

Wikileaks posts nearly 20,000 hacked DNC emails online

amestrib.com — Wikileaks posted a massive trove of internal Democratic National Committee emails online Friday, in what the organization dubbed the first of a new "Hillary Leaks" series. The cache includes nearly 20,000 emails and over 8,000 file attachments from the inboxes of seven key staffers at the political party, including communications director Luis Miranda and national finance director Jordan Kaplan, according to the Wikileaks's website.

Wikileaks posts nearly 20,000 hacked DNC emails online

providencejournal.com — Wikileaks posted a massive trove of internal Democratic National Committee emails online Friday, in what the organization dubbed the first of a new "Hillary Leaks" series. The cache includes nearly 20,000 emails and over 8,000 file attachments from the inboxes of seven key staffers at the political party, including communications director Luis Miranda and national finance director Jordan Kaplan, according to the Wikileaks's website.

Wikileaks posts nearly 20,000 hacked DNC emails online

washingtonpost.com — Wikileaks posted a massive trove of internal Democratic National Committee emails online Friday, in what the organization dubbed the first of a new "Hillary Leaks" series. The cache includes nearly 20,000 emails and over 8,000 file attachments from the inboxes of seven key staffers at the political party, including communications director Luis Miranda and national finance director Jordan Kaplan, according to the Wikileaks's website.

Microsoft’s president explains the company’s quiet legal war for user privacy

washingtonpost.com — Apple's legal battle over encryption dominated headlines earlier this year, but another tech giant is fighting a quieter legal war over user privacy: Microsoft. It won a major victory last week, when the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the company, ruling a U.S.

Edward Snowden, the brand

washingtonpost.com — Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who helped expose the extent of U.S. government surveillance, is among the most notorious and celebrated American fugitives. But from his self-imposed exile in Russia, he has also managed to establish himself as the most significant personal brand on privacy issues.

How a few iTunes purchases helped bring down an online piracy mastermind

washingtonpost.com — Artem Vaulin is accused of being the mastermind behind the most popular illegal file-sharing site in the world, KickassTorrents, which U.S. authorities say helped distribute over a billion dollars worth of pirated movies and music.

Alleged founder of world’s most popular illegal file-sharing site arrested

washingtonpost.com — The alleged founder of one of the world's most notorious illegal file-sharing sites was arrested in Poland on Wednesday, according to the Justice Department. Thirty-year-old Ukrainian Artem Vaulin faces conspiracy, copyright infringement and money laundering charges in the U.S., where authorities have accused him of operating KickassTorrents.

How to protect your identity playing Pokemon Go

nzherald.co.nz — Let's be honest: If you're a secret agent, you're probably staying far away from Pokemon Go because of its location-tracking gameplay. But not everyone in the intelligence community may be able to escape...

How to protect your identity playing Pokémon Go

washingtonpost.com — Let's be honest: if you're a secret agent, you're probably staying far away from Pokémon Go because of its location tracking gameplay. But not everyone in the intelligence community may be able to escape the allure of catching 'em all. Luckily for them, Mercyhurst University intelligence studies professor Kristan J.

This basic security mistake led to the Houston Astros hack that shook baseball

orlandosentinel.com — Former St. Louis Cardinals executive Christopher Correa was sentenced to 46 months in prison this week for violating federal hacking laws as part of a cyberespionage campaign that shook the world of baseball last summer.
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Jul 22, 2016

Hey, remember the Katamari Damacy theme? Good, now you can have it stuck in your head too.

Jul 22, 2016

@htsuka @b_fung Hayley, you are my work rock. And Brian, you are so good at your job that it makes me jealous sometimes. #switchlovefest

Jul 22, 2016

So, it's really hard to believe this, but today is my three year anniversary at @washingtonpost.

Jul 20, 2016

What if all the Pokemon I am catching are secretly Dittos?

Jul 19, 2016

Snorlax caught -- and directed fellow player also on the hunt to the right spot.

Jul 19, 2016

That feeling when you know there's a Snorlax nearby but the three step glitch makes it super hard to find. https://t.co/w6Iah7CKNU


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