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A drug dealer sharing a photo of cheese online also shared his fingerprints, leading to arrest

A drug dealer who went online to show off a block of cheese also unwittingly showed off his fingerprints, which led to a prison sentence of 13 years and six months.

Carl Stewart, from Liverpool, England, had purchased a block of Mature Blue Stilton and proudly displayed it on EncroChat, a now defunct service provider for criminals. — Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/05/25/a-drug-dealer-sharing-a-photo-of-cheese-online-also-shared-his-fingerprints-leading-to-arrest.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=a-drug-dealer-sharing-a-photo-of-cheese-online-also-shared-his-fingerprints-leading-to-arrest
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Carla Sinclair

Signal’s response to FBI’s grand jury subpoena for user data is basically “You get nothing. You lose. Good day, sir”

Signal, the popular messaging service with end-to-end encryption, stores precious little user data — “Unix timestamps for when each account was created and the date that each account last connected to the Signal service.”

So when the FBI subpoenaed Signal to turn over “a wide variety of information… including the addresses of the users, their correspondence, and the name associated with each account,” Signal enlisted the aid of the ACLU, which replied to the FBI with a polite version of the Willy Winka “you get nothing” meme. — Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/04/29/signals-response-to-fbis-grand-jury-subpoena-for-user-data-you-get-nothing-you-lose-good-day-sir.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=signals-response-to-fbis-grand-jury-subpoena-for-user-data-you-get-nothing-you-lose-good-day-sir
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Mark Frauenfelder

Scientists open arena for dance party to study COVID-19 exposure risk

Pent-up clubgoers descended on Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome on Sturday for a dance party enabling scientists to study how large events could be held as COVID-19 begins to subside. Around 1,300 people—all who tested negative for COVID-19—hit the dancefloor wearing electronic tags to track their interactions. — Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/03/08/scientists-open-arena-for-dance-party-to-study-covid-19-exposure-risk.html
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Pescovitz