This Week in Tech – 8/27/2017

Stop Hiding 47,000 Net Neutrality Complaints, Advocates Tell FCC Chair

The Federal Communications Commission is being pressured to release the text of 47,000 net neutrality complaints before going through with Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to eliminate net neutrality rules


Trump Cybersecurity Advisers Resign in ‘Moral’ Protest

More than one-quarter of a panel tasked with advising the Homeland Security Department on cybersecurity and infrastructure protection resigned en masse Monday, citing President Donald Trump’s “insufficient attention” to the nation’s cyber vulnerabilities, among other complaints


Elon Musk Leads 116 Experts Calling for Outright Ban of Killer Robots

Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots


A Redditor Archived Nearly 2 Million Gigabytes of Porn to Test Amazon’s ‘Unlimited’ Cloud Storage

What does “unlimited” data storage mean, really


Ex-Lottery Worker Who Rigged Winnings Gets 25 Years in Prison

A former lottery worker was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Tuesday for rigging the system in several states so he could collect the jackpots


State Supreme Court Says Digital Cameras Can’t Be Searched Without a Warrant

Some more good news on the Fourth Amendment front, even if it’s somewhat jurisdictionally limited: the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has (sort of) decided the Supreme Court’s Riley decision isn’t just for cellphones


Online Hate Crimes to Be Taken Just as Seriously as Offline Offenses in England, Wales

The internet has revolutionized the way humans interact with one another, adding another facet to communication that rivals face-to-face interaction for primacy in modern life

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