Far-Right Platform Gab Hacked, Its Trove of User Data Stolen
The Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) group hacked far-right social media platform Gab. DDoSecrets says it will release a 70 gigabyte trove of private data to journalists, data scientists and researchers. Noble cause or exploitation? “The Hash” panel debates data collection on social media platforms, encryption and whether enough is being done to protect consumer privacy.