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In case you missed it, earlier this month the United Nations Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard issued a report on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a legal resident of the United States under a so-called “genius” visa. The report, which you should read in its entirety, finds that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible for […]
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Another day, another story about someone giving money to Trump in an effort to sway public policy. This time, according to the Washington Post, “a wealthy Iraqi sheikh named Nahro al-Kasnaza” who wanted the US to adopt a harder line on Iran “checked into the Trump International Hotel in Washington and spent 26 nights in […]
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The Post-Attribution Era

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On May 7, 2019
In this 2007 book, Halting State, Charles Stross describes a near future in which the internet makes it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for ordinary people to properly attribute communications and events. Warning: this post contains mild spoilers. In this 2007 book, Halting State, Charles Stross describes a near future (2018, to be precise) in […]
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