Sam Biddle

The Intercept

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Sam Biddle reports for The Intercept, focusing on malfeasance and misused power in technology. He is a former Editor of Valleywag, Gawker's Silicon Valley gossip blog.

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Sixteen US intelligence agencies are said to agree it was Russia that hacked into Democratic National Committee computers in an effort to influence last year's election.

Does hacking evidence justify new Russian sanctions?

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