This story is just bonkers!
Beto was a member of the Cult of the Dead Cow (the legendary hacking group in the 90s responsible for Back Orifice and other stuff)
youtube and extremist content
Youtube is saying that they couldn’t react fast enough to the terrorist propaganda.
So why didn’t they:
- shut down video uploads from non-vetted sources temporarily (for a few days or a week)
- hire more people
- have better tools and processes handling events like this
Also ties in privacy and big tech companies nicely.
Very important, very insightful summary of the state of liberal democracies and authoritarianism.
WhatsApp cofounder tells students to delete Facebook https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/whatsapp-brian-acton-delete-facebook-stanford-lecture
"Why is noone signing their emails?"
I attempted a historical overview.
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May lost with 242 for, 391 against.
Even the House of Commons debate is pathetic.
Geoffrey Howe knew how to give a proper speech when the occasion called for it. Michael Foot knew how to give a proper speech when it was important to frame issues precisely.
These people speaking before the vote tonight sound like a local council meeting.
If there is one takeaway from this swiss voting debacle, then it's this:
Electronic voting is a fundamentally flawed concept because any election where people have to be cryptographers to audit election results lacks legitimacy, period.
Note: ability to audit is not even "verify", it's less than that. Even with a perfect cryptographic system people have to have the ability to look into the results and you can't do that if the average person has to be a cryptographer.