The State Department’s cyber infrastructure is in need of an overhaul. Some of the State Department's Internet-linked systems went down for maintenance Friday, the Switch reported. But the outage is just part of a larger pattern suggesting the agency could use a digital overhaul.
4chan's overlord Christopher Poole reveals why he walked away. The stress of a neverending string of controversies like the Fappening and Gamergate contributed to the 4chan creator's decision to step away, David Kushner writes in Rolling Stone.
Facebook clarifies rules on what it bans and why. Facebook on released an updated the guidelines for its community standards Vindu Goel at the New York Times reports. The update spelled out a few things, including an explicit ban on so-called "revenge porn" for the first time -- although the site has always banned pornography and most other forms of nudity.
Yahoo’s plan to get Mail users to encrypt their e-mail: Make it simple. Yahoo demoed its progress on a plug-in to offer end-to-end encryption for their Mail users at SXSW, the Switch reports.
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