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The card aiming to end Nigeria’s fraud problem

Nigeria has a bad reputation when it comes to fraud. “Dear Friend” emails originating from the country – also known as 419 scams – are among the most notorious in the world, with statistics from Ultrascan AGI suggesting losses from such schemes totalled $12.7bn (£8.2bn) in 2013. And the number of scams is growing

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What President Obama is getting wrong about encryption

President Obama tried to walk a very fine line on encryption, the technology that secures much of the communications that occur online, during his recent visit to Silicon Valley — saying that he is a supporter of “strong encryption,” but also understands law enforcement’s desire to access data. “I lean probably further in the direction of strong encryption than some do inside of law enforcement,” Obama said during an interview with tech

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