Technology
Tools for Repression in Myanmar Expose Gap Between EU Tech Investment and Regulation
Zach Campbell, Caitlin L. Chandler – Jun. 14
Europe is developing phone-cracking technology with a company that has exported to authoritarian regimes.
Securely Erasing Your iPhone or iPad — With a Power Drill
Nikita Mazurov – Jun. 12
If you can’t power on your mobile device, Apple has no answers for you. But you can still obliterate the data. Here’s how.
Anti-China Trade Bill Is Big Boost for Big Tech
Sara Sirota, Ryan Grim – May. 28
A last-minute amendment will essentially force the U.S. Trade Representative to recognize restrictions on challenges to tech companies’ monopolistic power.
Oracle of Authoritarians
Oracle Boasted That Its Software Was Used Against U.S. Protesters. Then It Took the Tech to China.
Mara Hvistendahl – May. 25
To sell the CIA-backed Endeca software for use by Chinese authorities, Oracle touted its use in Chicago for predictive policing.
Facebook’s Secret Rules About the Word “Zionist” Impede Criticism of Israel
Sam Biddle – May. 14
Obtained by The Intercept, the policies alarmed advocates, who said Facebook is silencing political speech.
Your Car Is Spying on You, and a CBP Contract Shows the Risks
Sam Biddle – May. 3
A “vehicle forensics kit” can reveal where you’ve driven, what doors you opened, and who your friends are.
Oracle of Authoritarians
Oracle Executive’s Contentious Interview With the Reporter He Sought Dirt On
Mara Hvistendahl – Apr. 30
Executive vice president Ken Glueck defended supplying technology to Chinese authorities and undercut Oracle’s own marketing.
Browse The Intercept Anonymously and Securely Using Our New Tor Onion Service
Micah Lee – Apr. 28
Reading The Intercept entirely within the “dark web” minimizes the visibility of your visits.
Oracle of Authoritarians
How a Chinese Surveillance Broker Became Oracle’s “Partner of the Year”
Mara Hvistendahl – Apr. 22
A network of local resellers helps funnel Oracle technology to the police and military in China.
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