“Wire was always for profit and planned to follow the typical venture backed route." [@Wire CEO] Brogger... describes individual consumers as “not part of our strategy."

This is a grim turn for a once-promising app, and a window for @Signalapp to exploit. techcrunch.com/2019/11/13/mess

"By putting an end to the government’s ability to conduct suspicionless fishing expeditions, the court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don’t lose our privacy rights when we travel.”

Thank you, @ACLU and @EFF!


And before anyone asks, I will make exactly zero dollars from the Chinese edition of the book (because of the US government lawsuit), but that's alright: I didn't write this book for money.

This has been a long day. It's past 7AM here and I haven't slept yet, so I'm going to crash, but I look forward to the responses. Let's do something good for the world. 谢谢你,加油!

There are probably other changes we won't know about until we can get a hardcopy of the simplified edition up online, but let's start correcting the corrections. Thank you so much for helping Chinese readers!

Let us compile a correct and unabridged version of to publish freely online in Chinese, by assembling a cadre of translators to expose every shameful redaction the censors demanded. We will work in service to the greater Republic of Letters and a better internet.

I asked to see a copy of censored passages, and was given a list of a few of the worst examples. I'm going to post them right here on Twitter, and we're going to translate them and expose exactly what the censors were trying to hide. Let's use Twitter for something good.

Governments claim they hack people to prevent "crime and terrorism," but @NYTimes finds even democracies are now routinely hacking "human rights activists, journalists, religious leaders and dissidents."

An important story, and perhaps a final warning: nytimes.com/2019/11/09/technol

imagine running for president right now and thinking "angry and unyielding" is unrelatable

This was inevitable. Such activities will continue—and escalate—until states move to ban the commercial trade in digital weapons. This criminal model of business effects everyone, everywhere. It produces only harm. reuters.com/article/us-faceboo

"Trudeau needs to act now to protect and reunite these families in Montreal and to bring an end to the continuing harm and trauma. It is the Canadian thing to do." ricochet.media/en/2806/trudeau

“Those fractures are extremely unusual in suicidal hangings and could occur much more commonly in homicidal strangulation,” said Baden, who added that there were hemorrhages in Epstein’s eyes that are also more common in strangulation than in hangings.

“They rushed the body out of the jail, which they shouldn’t do because that destroys the evidence,’’ said Dr. Michael Baden, one of the world’s leading forensic pathologists. miamiherald.com/news/state/flo

For everybody wondering about , the book @JoeRogan and I are talking about—the book the government doesn't want you to see—you can get it here: static.macmillan.com/static/ho

For everybody wondering about , the book @JoeRogan and I are talking about—the book the government doesn't want you to see—you can get it here: static.macmillan.com/static/ho

I sat down for an absolute marathon with @JoeRogan. I hope you'll enjoy it.

IMEI: International Mobile Equipment Identity
IMSI: International Mobile Subscriber Identity

Just two of the digital identity cards inside your phone that make it possible for a global network to monitor your daily movements and activities.


Everyone who knows @boye_g recognizes the Spanish police's "search" for what it is: political repression. It should alarm us that even in democracies lawyers, publishers, and ordinary people are facing retaliation for work involving political principles. ecchr.eu/nc/en/press-release/a

The judge overseeing Assange's extradition just refused to grant a routine trial extension, despite new evidence. “It’s a political attempt to signal to journalists the consequences of publishing information”, his lawyer said. “It’s legally unprecedented.” standard.co.uk/news/crime/juli

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