The U.S. government doesnt know what technology to blame for the Paris attacks First they blamed encryption. Then they wanted websites taken down. Now theyre proposing additional legislation. Just days after the shocking attacks in Paris there's a new push in Washington to crack down on encryption and other security tools in an effort to prevent future attacks. Members of Congress have proposed mandatory backdoor provisions website shutdowns and expanded surveillance powers. But none of the…
How Addiction To Technology Is Taking Over Our Lives In Illustrations By Jean Jullien
French illustrator Jean Jullien draws witty illustrations that point out our absurd addictions to technology, social media and our smartphones. The artist is famous for mocking our obsession, which cuts us off from the real life, leaving us alienated and lonely. Besides his satire, Jullien also uses social networks as a political platform. He is widely known for creating the "Peace for Paris" symbol which has become a worldwide sign of solidarity with France after the Paris attacks.
Apple, Google and Microsoft: weakening encryption lets the bad guys in
As Paris Terror Attacks Unfolded Social Media Tools Offered Help in Crisis Facebook activated its Safety Check tool while Twitter put its new Moments tool to use highlighting top news tweets about the attacks. Technology Social Media Paris Attacks (November 2015) Computers and the Internet