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Crime Victims: Alabama is Wrong to Post Personal Info Online

Crime Victims: Alabama is Wrong to Post Personal Info Online

By Jeff Martin |
The state's online site for court records - Alacourt.com - often doesn't edit out personal information that might appear in court documents.

Researchers: Russia-Linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

Researchers: Russia-Linked Hackers Targeted Macron Campaign

By Raphael Satter | Apr 26
Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers.

Taiwan's 'Hacker Minister' Reshaping Digital Democracy

Taiwan's 'Hacker Minister' Reshaping Digital Democracy

By Youkyung Lee | Apr 26
Taiwan's "digital minister" Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself programming at age 8, says she's a "civic hacker," who like a locksmith uses specialized skills to help rather than harm.

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

By Egill Bjarnason | Apr 25
When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means "when staff get an unexpected afternoon off to enjoy good weather."

Crime Victims: Alabama is Wrong to Post Personal Info Online

Crime Victims: Alabama is Wrong to Post Personal Info Online

By Jeff Martin | Apr 25
The state's online site for court records - Alacourt.com - often doesn't edit out personal information that might appear in court documents.

Police: Wife's Fitbit Logs Steps After Husband Says She Died

Police: Wife's Fitbit Logs Steps After Husband Says She Died

Apr 25
Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015.