Feds take down dark web index and news site Deep Dot Web

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seized the dark web index and news site Deep Dot Web, according to a warning notice posted on the site. The site’s dark web site has also been taken down and replaced with a similar notice. The agency, according to the notice, seized the website with a warrant, working with computer crime investigators and European law enforcement. Two people in Israel were arrested in connection with the bust, according to local Israeli media, and authorities have also reportedly taken people in France, Germany, the…

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Google enters the gaming arena with Stadia

A new video game platform aimed at bringing gamers together was revealed March 19 by Google as Stadia. Few realize that the history of video games dates back to the early 1950s, when computer scientists designed simple games and simulations as a fun way to research computer capabilities. Then in the 1980s, gaming consoles using joysticks, buttons and other controllers, along with graphics on screens, became part of American culture. With that history in mind, a new video game platform aimed at bringing gamers together was revealed March 19 by…

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Facebook cofounder says it’s time to break up company

In an opinion piece, Chris Hughes writes that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has sacrificed ‘security and civility for clicks’. Legislators have previously called for federal privacy regulation and anti-trust action to break up big tech companies [Stephen Lam/Reuters] Facebook cofounder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break-up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times. “We are a nation with a tradition of reining in monopolies, no matter how well intentioned the leaders of these companies may be. Mark’s power is unprecedented…

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