Jul 7, 2022 • 2M

🧐 Disinformation Has Become Another Untouchable Problem in Washington

Plus: Hybrid Work Is (Probably) Doomed, Apple's Lockdown Mode Aims to Counter Spyware Threats, and more…

 
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Disinformation Has Become Another Untouchable Problem in Washington. WASHINGTON — The memo that reached the top of the Department of Homeland Security in September could not have been clearer about its plan to create a board to monitor national security threats caused by the spread of dangerous… (Steven Lee Myers / The New York Times)


Hybrid Work Is (Probably) Doomed. I noticed the shoes first. That I was wearing them. Real shoes, the leather kind, with laces. After a year and a half, I was finally returning to the office, and that meant giving up the puffer slippers and slides that had sustained me for so long. (Ian Bogost / The Atlantic)


Apple's Lockdown Mode Aims to Counter Spyware Threats. The surveillance-for-hire industry has emerged in recent years as a very real threat to activists, dissidents, journalists, and human rights defenders around the world, as vendors offer increasingly invasive and effective spyware to governments. (Lily Hay Newman / WIRED)


Google Eases Ad Restrictions for Abortion Pill Providers After Roe. The Supreme Court's move to overturn Roe v. Wade has left abortion-seekers across the U.S. scrambling to find access to medical care online, only to find themselves awash in a sea of search results and ads for clinics offering anything but. Now… (Shoshana Wodinsky / Gizmodo)


Amazon Strikes Partnership Deal with Grubhub That Could Include Small Equity Stake. Amazon.com Inc. agreed to add Grubhub to its suite of Prime services in the U.S., in a deal that also gives the e-commerce giant the option to acquire a small stake, the parent of the food-ordering company said. Grubhub's parent, Netherlands-based… (Heather Haddon / Wall Street Journal)


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