One Small Fix Would Curb Stingray Surveillance

Law enforcement in the United States, international spies, and criminals have all used (and abused) the surveillance tools known as “stingrays” for more than a decade. The devices can track people’s locations and even eavesdrop on their calls, all thanks to weaknesses in the cellular network. Today, researchers are detailing a way to stop them—if…

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Billie Eilish Cleaned Up at the Grammys

Hello, and welcome to another edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. There’s been a lot happening in national and international news lately, so you’d be forgiven for missing the latest in the world of pop culture. Let’s get you caught up.Billie Eilish Pretty Much Swept the GrammysLast night, during a telecast that was…

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Tinder Swipes Right on AI to Help Stop Harassment

On Tinder, an opening line can go south pretty quickly. Conversations can easily devolve into negging, harassment, cruelty—or worse. And while there are plenty of Instagram accounts dedicated to exposing these “Tinder nightmares,” when the company looked at its numbers, it found that users reported only a fraction of behavior that violated its community standards.Now,…

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