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Alas, Elon Musk May Have a Point About Trump's Twitter Ban

Alas, Elon Musk May Have a Point About Trump’s Twitter Ban

From the moment Elon Musk announced his intention to buy Twitter and impose upon it his version of free speech, speculation swirled about whether he would let Donald Trump, the ultimate Twitter scofflaw, return to the platform. Well, the suspense is over. On Tuesday, Musk confirmed what most people suspected, announcing at a FinancialTimes conference …

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How Starlink Scrambled to Keep Ukraine Online

How Starlink Scrambled to Keep Ukraine Online

On March 29, Ukrainian forces rolled into the shattered streets of Irpin, northwest of Kyiv, littered with blackened wreckage and dead bodies. The destruction had knocked all 24 of the city’s cell towers offline, preventing traumatized survivors from letting friends and relatives know they were safe. “Most of those base stations had significant destruction,” says …

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Elon Musk's Twitter Buy Exposes a Privacy Minefield

Elon Musk’s Twitter Buy Exposes a Privacy Minefield

Elon Musk Secured an agreement on Monday to buy Twitter for about $44 billion and take the company private. In his initial comments about the move, Musk discussed a range of goals from “making the open source algorithms to increase trust” to addressing spambots and “authenticating all humans.” There isn’t more information available yet on …

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