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From offense to defense in ecology and politics

As online social networks grow, it gets easier to turn our own social circles into echo chambers of the like-minded or heated debates across ideological divides, as we please. In a working group happening now, SFI researchers ...

dateJan 18, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Fighting online trolls with bots

The wonder of internet connectivity can turn into a horror show if the people who use online platforms decide that instead of connecting and communicating, they want to mock, insult, abuse, harass and even threaten each other. ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Internet
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A social reboot for illegal downloaders

Unauthorized downloading of digital goods, including copyright music, videos, computer games, and images has become an increasing problem for content providers and those who hold the copyright on such goods and expect remuneration ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Internet
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Bulgarian man pleads not guilty in US cybercrime case

A Bulgarian man pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that he used sophisticated malware designed to steal banking credentials and other confidential information from infected computers of two western Pennsylvania ...

dateDec 22, 2016 in Security
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