National reporter covering technology Education: Connecticut College
Craig Timberg is a national technology reporter for The Washington Post, specializing in privacy, security and surveillance. He grew up in suburban Maryland and graduated from Connecticut College. Since joining The Post in 1998, he has been a reporter, editor and foreign correspondent and has co-authored a book, “Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It.” He contributed to The Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the National Security Agency.
Facebook's former security chief plans to launch an institute at Stanford University to help technology companies and the public work together to solve the negative effects technology can have on society.
Google will close most of its failing social media platform after discovering that hundreds of thousands of users potentially had their personal data exposed because of a previously undisclosed software bug.
The report found that 80 percent of the Twitter accounts that frequently shared links to phony news reports during the 2016 election remain active and, as a group, publish more than a million tweets in a typical day.
Traffic to Jones' main commercial site, Infowarsstore.com, has not been affected by the industry crackdown on him. It had 1.15 million visits in August, up 55 percent compared to June, the last month before the recent controversy started.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to meet with state attorneys general later this month to discuss whether tech companies may be "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas,” the Justice Department said Wednesday in a statement.
Apple announced Wednesday that it would block access to a port that law enforcement uses to crack into iPhones, a move that could reignite debate over whether tech companies are doing enough to help authorities probing serious crimes.