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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
USAID refutes claims about allegedly subversive Cuban Twitter clone   —  USAID has denied Associated Press allegations that it created a Cuban alternative to Twitter in order to foment political unrest.  Last week, the AP wrote that the foreign aid agency had secretly created …
Apr 7, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
Meet Mobile Accord, the company that built “Cuban Twitter” ZunZuneo with help of US government   —  The Fall of Internet Freedom: Meet the Company That Secretly Built ‘Cuban Twitter’  —  The United States discreetly supported the creation of a website and SMS service that was …
Apr 7, 2014, 4:25 AMIn context
Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept:
Snowden docs show GCHQ discussed using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube for covert propaganda   —  The “Cuban Twitter” Scam Is a Drop in the Internet Propaganda Bucket  —  This week, the Associated Press exposed a secret program run by the U.S. Agency for International Development to create …
Apr 4, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Stephen Braun / Associated Press:
US plans monitoring system to identify rogue agents, corrupt officials, and leakers among federal employees with security clearances   —  US network to scan workers with secret clearances  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. intelligence officials plan to use …
Mar 10, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Ryan Nakashima / Associated Press:
Dorian S. Nakamoto denies he's Bitcoin founder, heard of Bitcoin 3 weeks ago   —  AP Exclusive: Man denies he's bitcoin founder … LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin denies he had anything to do with the digital currency.
Mar 6, 2014, 7:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Nakamoto Named as Bitcoin Father Denies Involvement, Flees   —  A 64-year-old physicist, identified by Newsweek magazine as Bitcoin's creator, denied involvement in the digital currency before leading reporters on a multi-vehicle car chase and entering an Associated Press bureau.
Mar 6, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times:
Satoshi Nakamoto chased by reporters, denies founding Bitcoin   —  After being outed as the founder of Bitcoin Thursday by Newsweek, Satoshi Nakamoto has been riding around Los Angeles in a car with a reporter while being chased by several other journalists.  —  Nakamoto emerged from his home …
Mar 6, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Zoran Basich / Venture Capital Dispatch:
Facebook's $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition Is Largest Ever for Venture-Backed Company   —  Facebook's acquisition of mobile-messaging company WhatsApp for about $19 billion is the largest deal ever for a venture-capital-backed startup. … The deal tops US West Media's acquisition …
Feb 19, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Stephen Braun / Associated Press:
US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying … WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is looking at ways to prevent anyone from spying on its own surveillance of Americans' phone records.  —  As the Obama administration considers shifting the collection of those records …
Jan 28, 2014, 1:10 AMIn context
John McDermott / Digiday:
The Shady Practice of Mobile App Install Ads   —  When former CBS Interactive exec Jason Kint tried to read this Associated Press story on his iPhone on Jan. 1, he wasn't just given an intrusive copy-blocking Candy Crush ad.  He was automatically redirected to the download page for the popular mobile game in Apple's App Store.
Jan 7, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context

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