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Facebook will be Banned in Papua New Guinea

The communications minister of Papua New Guinea has said that his government is planning to ban Facebook for a month to measure its impact on the population. But the main idea of the government is  promoting creation of a new state-run social network. This was announced on Tuesday and here are some of the main details shared by the minister:

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Autonomous Polytechnics and Revolutionary Hacker Movement with Amir Taaki

Crypto-Anarchist, Bitcoin Pioneer, Rebel, Hacker, Video and Software developer, Technology Anarchist, Freedom Fighter, Professional Poker Player, YPG Soldier and advisor and hundreds of other labels are true facts for his personality. But all these classifications and labels are not enough to complete the impression from meeting Amir face to face.

Four years after we made a contact with him for first time in Barcelona and five years after he was charted in Forbes’ list of Continue reading

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How the myth for 200 000 Bitcoins in hands of Bulgarian Police has been created

Last few weeks all global media is in competition with itself on screaming a fake news pushed from Bulgarian authorities and Southeast European Law Enforcement Center (SELEC).

We will try to be straight and clear on this object and share a great investigation from our partners from Bivol.bg:

Sorry guys. This is just the next fake news pushed from official source and all was looking great, but…

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Why you need to stop using the same Passwords

In December of 2016, Yahoo announced it had uncovered a massive data hack, compromising more than 1 billion user accounts. This was in addition to an earlier 2014 data breach, which had affected over 500 million users. While users may scream for blood when such a breach happens – usually blaming the owners of the affected websites – the real culprit can likely be found in their own bathroom mirrors.

You see, many data breaches are caused by one seemingly innocent common factor: computer and mobile device users reuse their passwords on multiple websites at an alarmingly high rate.

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Online Privacy Guide for Journalists 2017

Many veteran journalists, but not only these, surely noticed that we are all of a sudden bombarded again from all-over with mentions of Watergate. Books like George Orwell’s 1984 are on display at bookstores and an air of danger to freedom of speech and freedom of the press is spreading slowly like a dark cloud over the Western Hemisphere, Continue reading

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The War Against Terror and leading Drone maker DJI

Series of software updates released by DJI recently, will prevent drones made by the firm from flying over large areas of Iraq and Syria.

Implemented around airports and military airfields, geofencing areas, these devices were spotted by anti-drone specialist Kevin Finisterre from drone biz Department 13.

If a user tries to get a DJI drone to take off in a no-fly area, the drone simply will refuse this command.

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NASA Free Software catalog for 2017-2018

NASA Software Catalog offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications.The catalog is available for use at no charge. Certain codes have been licensed by NASA for commercial purposes and are only available to other agencies or companies with a government contract. If a software product is availablefor commercial purposes, a statement indicating that the code “is available for Continue reading

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