Free Expression Daily Digest: Wednesday, October 12
Facebook deleted a parody account in Brazil, Iran temporarily releases hunger-striking journalist, South Sudanese journalist abducted, and more. More
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Parts of Twitter’s source code were leaked online and appear to have been public for at least several months, raising fears that hackers or other motivated parties could exploit security vulnerabilities to extract user data or take down the site. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/26/technology/twitter-source-code-leak.html
Lewinsky is one of many public figures in the USA who will face impersonation if @Twitter goes ahead with Musk’s unwise plan to [email protected] people & organizations who don’t pay for @TwitterBlue.
(It will be worse in other nations, given
@TwitterSafety & @TwitterSupport capacity.) https://twitter.com/MonicaLewinsky/status/1639972616210632708
[email protected] discussed the cancellation of a class at @EasternFlorida after a student felt "discomfort" over a discussion of civil rights, highlighting the chilling effect to the Florida academic system of Ron DeSantis' yet-to-be-implemented #StopWOKEAct. https://www.msnbc.com/alex-wagner-tonight/watch/florida-student-s-discomfort-causes-cancellation-of-civil-rights-class-166822981602