Internet

Sen. Harris Quiet as Civil Rights Group Throws Support Behind Anti-Sex-Trafficking Bill

Critics argue Harris doesn’t want to alienate Silicon Valley and Google, in particular

Kamala HarrisThe National Urban League has thrown its weight behind a bill aimed at fighting online sex-trafficking, putting more pressure on Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) to take a public stand on the bill. The NUL, a civil rights group that advocates on behalf of African-Americans, said sex trafficking disproportionately impacts minorities—and African-Americans in particular—and argues the bipartisan measure is long overdue, in a letter addressed to Senate leaders.

Apple Appeasing Communist Chinese Regulators as CEO Tim Cook Hits Trump

Apple's declining sales in China have moved the company to make a greater effort to appease cyber regulators in Beijing

Tech giant Apple has taken more steps to appease the Chinese government amid falling sales in the communist country even as Tim Cook, the company's chief executive, has launched a steady stream of attacks on President Donald Trump's administration in the United States.

Nuke the Internet From Orbit?

Review: Mary Aiken, 'The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behavior Changes Online'

After reading Mary Aiken's The Cyber Effect, one is tempted to hope that an attack succeeds in bringing the whole Internet down.