Facebook has received a lot of scrutiny since the presidential election.
Even if fake articles could be curbed and filtered news modified, there's something built into Facebook's anatomy that foments partisan rage.
Not this kind of spearfishing – the kind that involves a computer.
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Despite years of public information efforts, even simple cyberattacks still succeed. Here are five steps to avoiding having your emails appear on WikiLeaks.
A new focus for the Clinton email inquiry: Huma Abedin.
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Huma Abedin's emails belong to her; the search warrant should be served upon her. Once that happens, she can challenge the warrant's legality.
How is it holding up in this digital age?
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The FBI has a history of abusing search warrants to illegally read Americans' emails. Did the agency just do it again, in the highest of all high-profile situations?
The feds say they can secretly read all your email.
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We don't expect our own government to hack our email – but it's happening, in secret, and if current court cases go badly, we may never know how often.
And you thought it just indicated the end of a sentence…
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For centuries, written communication was tinged with formality and finality. But since the emergence of casual forms like texting, using proper grammar can be fraught with misinterpretation.
Should we be forced to work at home?
France is introducing a 'right to disconnect' law, but it may struggle to get businesses in line.
How long will it be before we can open doors and send emails with just our minds?
Emoticons reveal subtle clues about your personality – but how do others interpret them?
In the age of the smartphone, it's often hard to switch off after work. Here's how employment law can help.
Love it or hate it, we still use email.
Email has been around for many decades and its death has been predicted many times. Love it or hate it, we still need it for communication at work and in our private lives.
Workplace surveillance is creating a culture of suspicion that harms employers and their staff.
All smiles? Not so much.
Technology can work for us, or against us. Sometimes both at the same time.
Melburnians love their trees, and for good reason.
The fact that we have embraced the notion of emailing a tree is no surprise. We have been passionate about trees in cities for a long time.
It’s like this: you have to eat the frog.
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There's ways to help tackle digital distraction - but they all revolve around you wanting to change.
We’re drowning in it.
The email address as we know it was born when Ray Tomlinson introduced the “@” sign in 1977, since which email has continually grown in popularity as a communication tool for work and pleasure – until…
Oh yes, everything’s completely under control.
This year saw the 43rd anniversary of email. Compared to a human working life, email has after more than four decades on the job now reached retirement age. Is it time for email to step aside to allow…
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull outlines his metadata plans.
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Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has finally presented proposed legislation to the Australian Parliament regarding the Abbott Government’s plans for the retention of metadata. The proposed legislation…
Early exposure can lead to addiction.
In 1997, Douglas Rushkoff boldly predicted the emergence a new caste of tech-literate adolescents. He argued that the children of his day would soon blossom into “screenagers”, endowed with effortless…
Something fishy going on in the next cubicle? Check your inbox for clues.
Most office workers send dozens of electronic communications to colleagues in any given working day, through email, instant messaging and intranet systems. So many in fact that you might not notice subtle…