Revisiting Zuckerberg in light of the death of social networking entrepreneur Ilya Zhitomirskiy. "Diaspora" is suggested to be the ’anti-facebook’ in terms of personal privacy online.
Note the image inside the hoodie Zuckerberg ’never takes off’. The questioning is far from ’intense’, but his reaction certainly was.
You have to wonder what kind of pressure he’s under, considering the agencies involved in monitoring the social networking site using it as a veritable spying machine.
Zuckerberg’s Bizarre Facebook Insignia Revealed, And What It Means
If the logo was an open piece of marketing fodder, it would just be discounted as a silly Illuminati-looking logo, on par with the Facebook quail. It’s also easy to write this off as Harvard attendee Zuckerberg being a little too keen on secret society machinations. And we are sure conspiracy theorists will try to decipher this, remarking on how the intersects of the arrows produce a slightly off-kilter Star of David in the center.
However, a source familiar with Facebook tells SF Weekly that there’s never been evidence of secret Facebook rituals aside from the usual team-building exercises. In all fairness, the graphic was probably made quite innocently; people at Facebook are so unaware of how they’re perceived that it just didn’t occur to them that an insignia like this could come off as childish and creepy -- especially when accidentally revealed during a cold sweat.
Former Chief Security Officer for NewsCorp: N. Koreans Not Behind Sony Hack, Interview Leak 2014-12-20 2:17
Hemanshu Nigam, a former federal prosecutor and former chief security officer for NewsCorp/Fox studios, says North Korea isn’t behind the Sony Hack.
Nigam gave several bullet points for why the hack was likely an inside job.
Attack code borrowed from a previous attack on Seoul, that’s why it’s in Korean. Private hackers typically borrow malicious code from other hackers.Nations state attacks follow ...
Sony Fires Back at Obama: Actually We Did Call the White House – Several Times 2014-12-20 2:13 Sony fired back at Obama after the press conference saying they had several conversations with the Obama White House before and after the movie was canceled.
Via The Hollywood Reporter:
After President Obama criticized Sony for its decision to cancel The Interview's release after theater chains decided not to show the film, the studio has issued a statement elaborating on the move.
The Bankster International 2014-12-20 1:55 Geopolitical analysis, the art of explaining power relationships through the prism of impersonal geography, can be a helpful tool for observers of the Great Game – but it also has its limitations. A case in point is the renewed US-Russia confrontation. Think tanks and policy insiders easily sell the narrative that from the dark days of the Cold War to ...
Another banker dies under suspicious circumstances 2014-12-20 1:09 52-year-old Belgian Geert Tack – a private banker for ING who managed portfolios for wealthy individuals – was described as ‘impeccable’, ‘sporty’, ‘cared-for’, and ‘successful’ and so as Vermist reports, after disappearing a month ago, the appearance of his body off the coast of Ostend is surrounded by riddles…
Impeccable. Sporty. Cared for. Successful. Just some qualifications that are attributed to ...
NATO increases military presence on Russia’s borders 2014-12-20 1:14
The Pentagon has confirmed the military buildup along Russia’s borders to ensure long-term “peace and stability” in the region.
Earlier Moscow accused NATO of a sharp increase in air activity and intelligence flights in the border zone.
Replying to RIA Novosti’s query on the increased number of NATO flights around Russia’s borders, a Pentagon representative told the news agency that the military ...