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Daily Archives: February 6, 2022

How to stop Twitter revealing your account through your email or phone number

Mashable: “Here’s how to stop people finding your Twitter account through your email or phone number:

  1. Open Twitter.
  2. If you’re on desktop, click on “More…” in the navigation bar on the left to reveal more options. If you’re on mobile, open the navigation bar by tapping on your profile picture in the top left corner.
  3. Click or tap on “Settings and privacy” in the navigation bar.
  4. Click or tap on “Privacy and safety.”
  5. Click or tap on “Discoverability and contacts.”
  6. You will be taken to a menu that allows you to control how others can find your account. Select or toggle whether people can find you via your email or phone number.

You can change these settings at any time, so you can re-enable your discoverability if you suddenly decide to come clean about your online activities.”

Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, February 5, 2022

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, February 5, 2022 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

The winter, the summer and the summer dream of artificial intelligence in law

Francesconi, E. The winter, the summer and the summer dream of artificial intelligence in law. Artif Intell Law (2022) [full text is free]. “Presidential address to the 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, Enrico Francesconi – “This paper reflects my address as IAAIL president at ICAIL 2021. It is aimed to give… Continue Reading

News Corp. hacked, reporters targeted; believed China-linked

Lexington Herald Leader: “News Corp., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, said Friday that it had been hacked and had data stolen from journalists and other employees, and a cybersecurity firm investigating the intrusion said Chinese intelligence-gathering was believed behind the operation. The Journal, citing people briefed on the intrusion, reported that it appeared to… Continue Reading

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Groundhog Edition

“In our previous edition of the Global Sanctions Dashboard, we discussed the growing anti-kleptocracy movement in the United States and dug into designations across Africa. For this month’s Groundhog Edition—as Russia keeps us all in suspense in and around Ukraine—we will review current sanctions against Russia and the potential consequences the Kremlin may face should… Continue Reading

Corporate Climate Responsibility Monitor 2022

“The Corporate Climate Responsibility Monitor evaluates the transparency and integrity of companies’ climate pledges.Companies around the world are increasing alert to the climate emergency. They face calls from a growing range of stakeholders to take responsibility for the impact of their activities. Most large companies now have public climate strategies and targets, many of which… Continue Reading

Air Force taps Clearview AI to research face-identifying augmented reality glasses.

The New York Times: “The U.S. Air Force is looking into keeping its airfields safer with help from the facial recognition start-up Clearview AI. The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Clearview $49,847 to research augmented reality glasses that could scan faces to help with security on bases. Bryan Ripple, a spokesman for the lab, described… Continue Reading

Professor Elemental & Tom Caruana – I Love Libraries (featuring Ella Jean)

See the YouTube Video “Head to to buy the new charity single, raising money for a school library! Video directed by the brilliant Mr Andy Bobbin: Taken from the album Nemesis by Professor Elemental & Tom Caruana Music by Tom Caruana Vocals by Professor Elemental & Ella Jean (c) Paul Alborough and Tom… Continue Reading

Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2022

“Every year, Euromonitor International identifies emerging and fast-moving trends that are expected to gain traction in the year ahead. These trends provide insight into changing consumer values, exploring how consumer behaviour is shifting and causing disruption for businesses globally. Each of the 10 trends in this report follows the same format: Overview and defining characteristics;… Continue Reading

How Technology Is Changing Intelligence

Webinar now available:  “The Hoover Institution hosted How Technology Is Changing Intelligence on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. PST. Emerging technologies are changing who can collect, analyze, and act on information on a global scale. Commercial satellite imagery enabled private citizens to observe the buildup of Russian troops near the Ukraine border and social media platforms provide… Continue Reading

‘He never stopped ripping things up’: Inside Trump’s relentless document destruction habits

Washington Post – “Trump’s shredding of paper in the White House was far more widespread and indiscriminate than previously known and — despite multiple admonishments — extended throughout his presidency. President Donald Trump tore up briefings and schedules, articles and letters, memos both sensitive and mundane. He ripped paper into quarters with two big, clean… Continue Reading