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Thomas Grove / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Yevgeny Prigozhin, alleged IRA owner, who, sources say, first hired internet trolls to bury complaints about food supplied to Moscow schools in 2011   —  An online army accused of sowing discord among American voters in the 2016 election emerged from a corner of the business empire …
Feb 16, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Selina Wang / Bloomberg:
Kremlin-backed Russian IRA operated dozens of Twitter accounts, part of the suspended 2,752 list, posing as local US news sources, amassing 500K+ followers   —  Twitter has suspended dozens of accounts masquerading as U.S. news sources that had more than 500,000 followers.
Dec 5, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Jonathan Albright / Berkman Klein Center Collection:
Analysis: propaganda memes from Russia's Internet Research Agency were more impactful on Instagram than Twitter due to reposting apps, Facebook's ad targeting   —  The last couple of weeks have brought us the first new major revelations about the reach and scope of the IRA media influence campaign.
Nov 12, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
Julie Verhage / Bloomberg:
Uber partners with Betterment to offer drivers in Seattle, Boston, Chicago, and New Jersey an Individual Retirement Account which they can open in-app   —  While fighting employment litigation, the company says drivers can set up an IRA on its ride-hailing app.  And the first year is free.
Aug 24, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
David Moskowitz / Coin Republic:
Singapore Tax Authorities (IRAS) Recognize Bitcoin and Gives Guidance   —  Singapore, January 8, 2014: While most governments are scratching their heads about how to handle Bitcoin, Singapore has once again shown its leadership in the region by letting Bitcoin businesses and merchants know how to handle taxation on transactions.
Jan 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
More NSA Spying Fallout: Groklaw Shutting Down   —  A few months ago, after the NSA spying stories first broke, we wrote about a bit from This American Life where the host, Ira Glass, was interviewing lawyers for prisoners detained at Guantanamo, about the impact of knowing that the government …
Aug 20, 2013, 6:20 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
The EU-funded plan to stick a “flag this as terrorism” button in your browser   —  Under CleanIT's rules, the Irish ultra-nationalist “32 County Sovereignty Movement” site (an alias of the terrorist group the “Real IRA") couldn't be touched, as it's hosted in the US.  —  32 County Sovereignty Movement
Jan 29, 2013, 5:40 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Nice-ira: Andreessen Horowitz returns first fund twice over   —  Silicon Valley firm hits major milestone. … Andreessen Horowitz has returned its debut fund two times over, following news that VMWare (VMW) will acquire Nicera Inc. for more than $1 billion in cash, Fortune has learned.
Jul 23, 2012, 11:15 PMIn context
Greg Sandoval / CNET:
U.S. says MegaUpload's hosting service is no innocent bystander   —  MegaUpload's U.S. legal team leaves courts following a hearing about preserving the company's data servers.  From left to right: Jared Smith, William Burck, Derrick Shaffer and Ira Rothken.  —  (Credit: Greg Sandoval/CNET)
Apr 14, 2012, 11:45 AMIn context
Greg Sandoval / CNET:
Lawyer who defended YouTube against Viacom joins MegaUpload defense   —  MegaUpload is loading up on high-profile lawyers.  —  John Quinn, founder of the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, has joined the MegaUpload defense team  —  (Credit: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan)
Apr 6, 2012, 12:35 PMIn context

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