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Jeff John Roberts

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Oracle’s Trump Ties Could Spell Trouble for Tech Rivals

With the arrival of President Trump, Oracle is poised to wield more influence in Washington than ever before → Read More

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Prison Sentence

President Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was sentenced to serve 35 for leaking U.S. military secrets → Read More

Here Are the Most Popular Apps for Secure Messages

Data from firm Apptopia shows Signal is rising, though WhatsApp is by far the most popular. → Read More

Coinbase Challenges IRS Demand for Millions of Bitcoin Accounts

The well-known exchange wants more time to respond. → Read More

Beard Oil and Beard Balm Grows Into Big Business

Less shaving means firms are finding a lucrative niche in a new line of facial hair care of beard oil and beard balm. → Read More

Remove Your Name From This Creepy "Family History" Site — If You Can

Family Tree Now offers personal information like age, home address and family members and loved ones. It's hard to remove your name. → Read More

Was Trump’s Endorsement of L.L. Bean Even Legal?

Some ask how Trump's LL Bean endorsement is legal since there are federal laws about endorsements, including those on social media. → Read More

Trump's Plan for the Supreme Court and 5 Leading Candidates Right Now

Judge Neil Gorsuch, Judge Diane Sykes, and Judge William Pryor Jr are currently the leading candidates for Trump's Supreme Court shortlist. → Read More

How Companies Use Your Social Media Data When Taking Your Call

Sprint and Caesars are among the firms using the tools, which run phone numbers through a variety of databases. → Read More

Security Camera Tax Break Is a Bad Idea, Privacy Group Warns

The Electronic Frontier Foundation called on the bill's sponsor, Marc Steinorth, to take out language that covers security cameras. → Read More

Trump and the E-Word: A Guide to the Constitution's Emoluments Clause

Can this centuries-old clause curb conflicts of interest? → Read More

How the Emoluments Clause Applies to President Trump's Business Empire

Can this centuries-old clause curb conflicts of interest? → Read More

These Firms Won the Most Patents in 2016

A new analysis published by the research service IFI Claims Patent Services shows IBM earned the most patents in 2016 followed by Samsung. → Read More

Should the Government Pay More for Cyber Talent?

The FTC is looking for a CISO and, for many Americans, $160K would be a very fine salary to live in Washington, DC → Read More

Should the Government Pay More for Cyber Talent?

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Mobile Security Turns Into Big Business for Cyber Firms

Has your firm bought a mobile threat defense package? → Read More

‘Inventor of Email’ Slaps Tech Site With $15M Libel Suit for Mocking His Claim

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, is suing TechDirt for $15 million in defamation suit against the site and its founder, Mike Masnick. → Read More

Best Buy Workers' Role in FBI Child Porn Bust Raises Privacy Questions

Rettenmaier is fighting charges of child pornography, claiming the FBI conducted an illegal search and Best Buy workers are federal agents. → Read More

'Inventor of Email' Slaps Tech Site With $15M Libel Suit for Mocking His Claim

© Time Inc. All rights reserved. Fortune.com is a part of the Time.com network of sites. → Read More

Trump Backs Wikileaks Boss Over Russia Hacks But the Claims Don't Add Up

Donald Trump supported Assange's claim that a 14 year old could have hacked the DNC—a claim that has already been met with ridicule. → Read More