Article: Blockchain Voting is Possible: Dispelling Myths & Fears

Blockchain, Innovation

Blockchain Voting is Possible: Dispelling Myths & Fears

Blockchain voting is certainly an uphill battle. Each of these concerns is a mix of real-world challenges and widely-held misconceptions that need to be teased out from each other and addressed.

But we believe that we have solved the core issues at hand, and what we need now is time, iteration, and testing. Just like paper-ballot voting systems, which initially had to overcome many of the same problems, blockchain voting must evolve and improve over the course of its use.

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IPR Center, Amazon Launch ‘Operation Fulfilled Action’ to Stop Counterfeits

Advanced Cyber I/O

IPR Center, Amazon Launch ‘Operation Fulfilled Action’ to Stop Counterfeits

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.S. government’s National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and Amazon today announced the launch of a joint operation to prevent counterfeit goods from entering the U.S. and help protect American consumers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and DHL are also supporting the operation.

“The IPR Center plays a critical role in securing the global supply-chain to protect the health and safety of the American public,” said IPR Center Director Steve Francis. “However, our efforts are increased with partners like Amazon to identify, interdict, and investigate individuals, companies, and criminal organizations engaging in the illegal importation of counterfeit products. This joint operation is our latest public-private initiative bringing us one step closer to border security.”

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Article: Can Falsified Lab Tests be Cured Through Blockchain?

Blockchain, Innovation

Can Falsified Lab Tests be Cured Through Blockchain?

“Blockchains could certainly help to ensure authenticity of test results, primarily through logistics and equipment audit trails. Specifically, a blockchain can help to verify sample source and handling as well as the specific machines used during a sample’s testing process. Furthermore, blockchain record trails can help to identify testing personnel for increased transparency.”

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Stephen E. Arnold: An Email That Does Not Exploit You – StartMail

Autonomous Internet

StartMail is the private email service that guards your data the way you should

No matter who handles your email services, you’re very likely, though often unknowingly, allowing them into your life. They can track you and your activities as well as read your emails in exchange for that free service. And that doesn’t even get into all the ways your emails and even your email address itself can be compromised and misused.

Penguin: Another Shit OSINT Industry Analysis

Advanced Cyber I/O, Commercial Intelligence, IO Impotency, Open Source

This is crap. None of these people — particularly Palantir — are anywhere near useful.  Web 3.0 is gong to by-pass all existing offerings and be 80% human 20% online.

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market SWOT Analysis, by Key Players: Palantir Technologies, Expert System, Exalead Dassault Systemes, Thales Group, Cybelangel, Intrinsic Technologies, Sail Labs Technology, Digimind, KB Crawl, Verint, Recorded Future, Datalkz,