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  • Will an end to social media trust mean an end to end-to-end encryption?

    If you've lost the Germans on privacy, you've lost Europe, and maybe the world. That's the lesson that emerges from my conversation with David Kris and Paul Rosenzweig about the latest declaration that the German interior minister wants to force messaging apps to decrypt chats. This comes at the same time that industry and civil society groups are claiming that GCHQ's "ghost proposal" for breaking end-to-end encryption should be rejected. The paper, signed by all the social media giants, says...
  • Ending Secret ‘Dark Money’ Political Donations in New Jersey

    As millions of dollars in anonymous donations flood statehouses, New Jersey joins other states that have sought to curb the influence of so-called dark-money groups.
  • New York Times Ends Political Cartoons After Antisemitism Scandals

    The international edition of the New York Times will no longer feature editorial cartoons. The move to self-censorship follows the uproar sparked by publication of a widely denounced antisemitic caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons

    The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition.