FacebookInstagramTwitterContact

 

BORNEO HOUSING AGENCY: Terrace House in Bengkurong (B$190K, Property Chinese Owned) • Industrial Warehouse in Menglait, Gadong for Rent • Shop house in Gadong (Ground Floor) for Rent • Industrial Shops in Bunut for Sale • Land in Jerudong for Sale • Shop house in Kiulap for Sale (44 years lease, approx 5,000.00 per month rental) • Chempaka Terrace House for Rent (3 bedrooms, B$700.00 per month) • Shop house in Kiarong for Sale (B$380.00) • TEL: +6738732975, +6738839007           >>           Fully furnished office space for rent at Regus Brunei. Call +673-886-2879 or go to www.regus.com.bn           >>           Private Company Urgently Need Houses & Flats for Rent in Bandar Seri Begawan, Kindly Contact the ff. nos. for further information: 242-7623/+673 883-9007           >>           Australian Doctors Call For Ban on Alcohol Sponsorship in Sports           >>           U.S. President Trump to Meet With British PM on Friday           >>           Coritiba Reserve Luxury Mansion for Ronaldinho As Deal Nears           >>           Styr's System of Health Gadgets Exists To Sell You Supplements           >>           Indonesian Policymakers Prepare For US Transition           >>           A Chance to Enjoy Kallang River Thanks To A, B, C           >>           A Chance to Enjoy Kallang River Thanks To A, B, C           >>           Jabu Relinquishes PBB Deputy President’s Post           >>           ASEAN Catat Pertumbuhan 6.5 Peratus Pelancong Antarabangsa Pada 2016           >>           First Earthquake-Resistant Condo Project Launched           >>          

 

SHARE THIS ARTICLE




REACH US


GENERAL INQUIRY

[email protected]

 

ADVERTISING

[email protected]

 

PRESS RELEASE

[email protected]

 

HOTLINE

+673 222-0178 [Office Hour]

+673 223-6740 [Fax]

 



Upcoming Events


19th Consumer Fair
January 18th, 2017 | 10:00 AM


Education UK Brunei
January 25th, 2017 | 14:00 PM





Prayer Times


The prayer times for Brunei-Muara and Temburong districts. For Tutong add 1 minute and for Belait add 3 minutes.


Imsak

: 05:04AM

Subuh

: 05:14AM

Syuruk

: 06:35AM

Doha

: 06:59AM

Zohor

: 12:33PM

Asar

: 03:55PM

Maghrib

: 06:29PM

Isyak

: 07:42PM

 



The Business Directory


 

 



Security & Privacy


  Home > Security & Privacy


Have A Verified Twitter Account? Wikileaks Might Track You


WikiLeaks publishes leaked documents relating to politics, business and more. Photo by Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET

 


 January 9th, 2017  |  09:46 AM  |   256 views

CNET.COM

 

The document-leaking organization proposes a database to track verified users' personal details, like political party, family members and financial ties.

 

WikiLeaks, the organization that's published US diplomatic communications and purported emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chief John Podesta, has proposed tracking personal details of Twitter users with verified identities.

 

"We are thinking of making an online database with all 'verified' twitter accounts & their family/job/financial/housing relationships," the WikiLeaks Task Force said on Twitter on Friday. In another tweet it said, "We are looking for clear discrete (father/shareholding/party membership) variables that can be put into our AI software."

 

In response to a concern that such a move could harm privacy, WikiLeaks responded, "No it is to develop a metric to understand influence networks based on proximity graphs" and proceeded to defend the idea with further tweets. Later in the evening, however, the original controversial tweet describing the idea was deleted.

 

Verified accounts sport a blue checkmark to indicate Twitter has checked identification credentials to ensure Twitter users are who they say they are. It's widely used with celebrities, politicians and members of the press, but Twitter has expanded the verification program more widely.

 

Also on Friday, Twitter's @safety account tweeted that "posting another person's private and confidential information is a violation of the Twitter Rules."

 

WikiLeaks didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Twitter declined to comment beyond reiterating the @safety account information.

 


 

Source:
courtesy of CNET

by Stephen Shankland

 

If you have any stories or news that you would like to share with the global online community, please feel free to share it with us by contacting us directly at [email protected]

 

Related News


First Earthquake-Resistant Condo Project Launched

 2017-01-22 10:41:53

Why India Bull-Taming Protest May Not Be Just About Bulls

 2017-01-21 08:40:31

Saudi Oil Shipments Soared Ahead of OPEC Production Cut

 2017-01-21 09:26:10