Why Netflix is spending millions on encryption

The popular streaming service Netflix recently announced in their quarterly letter to shareholders that they plan to secure their entire service with HTTPS. While some parts of Netflix already use encryption, such as the registration and payment services, the intention is now to encrypt the entire service for users on all platforms. This includes the […]

Urban Warfare Twitter Heroes

Here’s a good social media story, Microsoft has just release a report about social media in conflict zones, called “The New War Correspondents: The Rise of Civic Media Curation in Urban Warfare” The report focuses mainly on Twitter and the gang wars in Mexico and highlights the work of regular social media users acting as […]