Are Massive Data Breaches A Policy Instrument?

The first story is about a massive data breach under the Obama Administration: personal informational and files on all whistleblowers at the Department of Homeland security and beyond.  The second story is about the purchase of an American company by a Chinese company: Such acquisitions always require approval of the Administration and the Committee of […]

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Hacks by Donna Brazile: Sexual Harasser, Racebaiter, TERF, and Russia Russia Russia

[a book review] Donna Brazile Hacks, The Inside Story of the Break-Ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump In The White House. New York: Hachette Books, 2017. There are 4 major themes in Hacks: (1) a general account of the Clinton election campaign (including Clinton’s health problems); (2) an ideological self-portrait of Donna Brazile, which […]

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Imran Awad, et al., A Quick Summary

Imran Awad was arrested trying to flee the country. What is the back story? Imran, Abid and Jamal Awan, Hina Alvi, Natalia Sova and Kao Abbas provided computer services, including computer security, to: Marcia Fudge (D-Oh); Tim Ryan (D-Oh); Jim Costa (D-Ca); Sander M. Levin (D-Mi); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fl); Yvette D. Clarke (D-Ny); Gregory […]

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