Category: politics

Just how effective are Russian political social media ops?

There has been a lot of discussion (and hand wringing) over what seem to be concerted Russian “influence operations” aimed at US politics. Our Russian…

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Deepfakes – Welcome to the post truth society

I recently watched the New York Times’ Weekly episode “Deepfakes – Believe at Your Own Risk” and while I have been concerned about the implications…

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Something about (Japanese) foxes and hen houses

Not strictly a security story, but interesting and alarming… Japanese authorities have decided that: It is permissible to make contributions to politicians using cryptocurrencies like…

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Grindr and US national security

Here’s an interesting development…the US federal agency which reviews foreign investments in US companies has ordered a Chinese firm to sell its stake in gay…

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Today, I want to be a Canadian

This morning, I read an amazing story in the New York Times about a Syrian refugee family building a new life in Canada.  As you…

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