“I could take this voting machine, drop it off in the middle of Red Square in Moscow, and the Russians couldn’t hack into it,” says Feaser. Source: Why Worries About Paperless Voting Loom Larger This Year : NPR WTF?!?!
Stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority has moved from the US government to an international group, but not everyone is happy about it Source: US to give up control of the internet’s ‘address book’ after years of debate | Technology | The Guardian
VELDHOVEN, the Netherlands— ASML Holding NV, a little-known company based next to corn fields here, may hold the answer to a question hanging over the global semiconductor industry: how to make chips do more while keeping them the same, compact size. Source: Can This Little-Known Chip Company Preserve Moore’s Law? – WSJ
Comments for the proposal are due at the end of October. “We’re looking forward to receiving the comments and taking the time to review suggestions and present a final rule by the end of the year,” said Richard Loconte, a spokesman for the regulator. Source: N.Y.’s Cyber Plan Riddled with Costly Redundancies, Bankers Fear |…
Until now, the Obama administration had avoided publicly blaming the Kremlin. Source: U.S. government officially accuses Russia of hacking campaign to influence elections – The Washington Post
Alarm grows at spread of online hate on social media Source: Berlin threatens Facebook with criminal liability for racist posts — FT.com
Some in the ad world say the controversy highlights why Facebook and other big digital platforms shouldn’t be “grading their own homework,” but should instead be submitting to measurement by independent, third-party tracking companies. It’s become a flashpoint for those arguing internet giants operate “walled gardens” with little transparency. The Association of National Advertisers has…
What Signal experienced is likely to set off more criticism over whether tech companies should help law enforcement by providing user data — and whether they should even talk about it. Brace yourselves. Source: Daily Report: Another Round in the Privacy vs. Security Debate, This Time With the Signal App – The New York Times