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The Russia Connection

ODNI Releases Report on "Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections"

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has published a declassified version of the intelligence community's report on "Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent U.S. Elections," written by CIA, FBI, and NSA.  President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump have now been briefed on the classified version of the report.

The report is available here and is also included below.

The Russia Connection

Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on "Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States"

The Senate Armed Services Committee is currently holding a hearing on "Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States,"featuring testimony by DNI James Clapper, NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers, and Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Marcel Lettre. Video of the hearing is available here. 

Privacy Paradox

Follow Buddies and Block Buddies: A Simple Proposal to Improve Civility, Control, and Privacy on Twitter

In order to address growing concerns over the use of the platform for online harassment, Twitter should expand its current system of letting users designate whom they “block” and “follow” to let users designate other users whose blocks and follows their accounts will replicate.

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