Modern times espionage… #Cyberculture agenda: “Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

The Washington Post – Ellen Nakashima, Greg Bensinger – Nov 6, 1:46 PM

Abouammo is also charged with falsifying an invoice to obstruct an FBI investigation. The second former Twitter employee — Ali Alzabarah, a Saudi citizen — was accused of accessing the personal information of more than 6,000 Twitter

Twitter Insiders Allegedly Spied for Saudi Arabia

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The New York Times – Mike McIntire – Nov 2, 4:20 AM

In September, an obscure Twitter account promoting a fringe belief about an anti-Trump cabal within the government tweeted out a hashtag: #FakeWhistleblower. It was typical for the anonymous account, which traffics in far-right content and a…

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The year 1969 was a pivot point in culture, science and technology. On Jan. 30, the Beatles played their last show. On July 20, the world watched in awe as Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the moon. Less than a month later, nearly half a million music fans overran a muddy field near Woodstock, New York, for what Rolling Stone calls the “greatest rock festival ever.”

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Americans and Digital Knowledge

(picture alliance via Getty Images) A new Pew Research Center survey finds that Americans’ understanding of technology-

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