Kamala Harris’ Opposing Truths

Symbols fail us. Case in point: Headlines this week reporting that California senator Kamala Harris was suspending her presidential campaign and, in doing so, ceding her chance to become the first black woman to win the Democratic Party’s nomination. When Harris initially announced her bid on Martin Luther King Day, less than a year ago,…

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Data Brokers are Cruising for a Bruising

Despite historic breach after historic breach, our personal data largely remains unprotected and up for grabs.Late last month, WIRED reported that 1.2 billion personal records—from social media handles and email addresses to phone numbers—were left exposed in an easily accessible database. The records were discovered by security researcher Vinny Troia, who also revealed that the…

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