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Thai Activists Fight for Web Freedom; Google to Train Millions in Africa

Posted July 27th, 2017 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Thai Activists Work to Keep Open Web Amid Online Freedom Restrictions Thailand’s military junta has been steadily pursuing people who allegedly have defamed the country’s king on Facebook and other online services. Writer Janjira Sombatpoonsiri notes that hundreds of websites were blocked in May as internet restrictions increased. But pro-democracy activists are […]

Dell Apologizes for Certificate Fiasco; Amazon’s Bezos Joins Twitter

Posted November 24th, 2015 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Dell Apologizes for HTTPS Certificate Fiasco, Provides Removal Tool Dell has issued an apology after shipping PCs with a certificate that makes it possible for hackers to impersonate HTTPS-protected websites. The company also released a tool that helps users of affected machines remove the faulty security credential. Dell officials said the certificate […]