Google incognito search results still vary from person to person, DDG study finds

A study of Google search results by anti-tracking rival DuckDuckGo has suggested that escaping the so-called ‘filter bubble’ of personalized online searches is a perniciously hard problem for the put upon Internet consumer who just wants to carve out a little unbiased space online, free from the suggestive taint of…

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Bots distorted the 2016 Election. Will the midterms be a sequel?

Tiffany Olson Kleemann

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FBI Warns That Your Router May Be Hacked – But The Solution Could Be An Old Classic

Plenty of outlets have reported on the existence of a rather nasty-sounding malware – thought to originate in Russia – that may have already infected hundreds of thousands of Internet routers up and down the country. The FBI, however, may have a surprisingly easy fix for the problem: switch your…

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Russian company indicted by Mueller says charge is baseless

In February, Concord was indicted on a single count of conspiracy to defraud the United States. Prosecutors say the company provided millions of dollars in funding to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian social media troll farm that investigators say sowed discord in the U.S. political system from 2014 through…

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A Scientist Attended A Flat Earth Convention. Here’s What They Learnt

Speakers recently flew in from around (or perhaps, across?) the earth for a three-day event held in Birmingham: the UK’s first ever public Flat Earth Convention. It was well attended and wasn’t just three days of speeches and YouTube clips (though granted, there was a lot of this). There was…

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