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MEDIAEATER DIGEST FRI 28th, DEC, MMXVIII 
DISPUTE THE TEXT, SAPERE AUDE

Day two of The 35th Chaos Communication Congress streams —-  schedule [ccc.de]

Hackers Make a Fake Hand to Beat Vein Authentication [motherboard] Security researchers disclosed new work at the Chaos Communication Congress showing how hackers can bypass vein based authentication.

Book The Black Image Corporation Editor: Theaster Gates [Prada Foundation] Milan 2018 – Cardboard box, 32 pp (Notebook) + 183 cards + 36 vellums; 366 ill.  Size: 17 x 22.6 cm

Book by Michelle Poon from Dim Sum Labs Hong Kong – The Field Guide to HackingIn The Field Guide to Hacking,  Check out her 35c3 talk from today on

Is Netflix’s global dominance a force for good or bad  [ft] “More shows, more watching; more watching, more subs; more subs, more revenue; more revenue, more content,”  (Rise, repeat -ED)

The shutdown is about to force the FTC to suspend its Facebook investigation, former officials say   [wapo]  A long-awaited federal probe into Facebook will be hamstrung when the agency conducting the investigation runs out of funding on Friday, according to former government officials.  (QED re worrying about the gov vs big business)