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Kashmir Hill
Privacy pragmatist. Journalist at . (Yes, I'm named after the song.) PGP: e1d4 4c11 7550 5f51 1365 a0a8 b86f c572 0e13 96be kashmir.hill@nytimes.com
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Kashmir Hill Sep 14
Replying to @HoustonChron
For those interested in a deeper dive into just how convoluted poker and politics is in Houston, check out the ’s tick tock on 2018 campaign donations and lobbying:
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Kashmir Hill Sep 13
Replying to @jrick @nytimes
I have to write a couple more stories first :)
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Kashmir Hill Sep 13
The surveillance industry is coming for your neighborhood. In Miami (), LA (), and many more cities, neighborhoods are installing automatic license plate reading cameras to track people coming and going.
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Kashmir Hill Sep 13
Congrats, Anna!!!
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Hey Elliott, I am a tech reporter at the New York Times and was hoping to reach you for a story I'm working on. Would you mind dm'ing me a good way to reach you? Or you could shoot me an email at kashmir.hill@nytimes.com?
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Good advice here. 😉
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Replying to @FreddyCantu
I definitely heard far more sordid stories about home games tho they didn't make it into the piece.
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Replying to @timmarchman
Aw ❤️
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Replying to @erichenao @NewYorker
In high school in Florida, I worked for Lone Star Steakhouse where my uniform consisted of jeans and a shirt with the slogan, “There’s no place like Texas.” It took a couple decades but I now get the slogan.
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
The business lesson of the aughts: If your idea for a business isn’t exactly legal, do it anyway & hope customers love it enough that the law changes. It’s the Uber playbook but as practiced by IRL poker clubs in Texas. Except now the FBI is involved:
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Replying to @johndburger @NewYorker
Indeed.
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Replying to @SPeitsch @NewYorker
Haha probably! Especially in that it doesn’t cater to my usual audience, tho it is about the Uber playbook as applied by the non-tech crowd.
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Kashmir Hill Sep 10
Replying to @NewYorker
I love poker, which is how I stumbled on this wild story from Texas. Gambling is illegal there but poker clubs have been flourishing over the last few years. I went on a poker-playing tour of the Hold ‘em namesake state & got the backstory for .
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Jorge Angarita Sep 9
Replying to @kashhill
I had a couple of apps like, it was driving me nuts and this is how I fixed it: Check if you have the Siri suggestion disabled for Facebook (Settings > Siri & Search > Facebook — Siri & Suggestions should be enabled)
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Kashmir Hill Sep 9
Replying to @jorgeangarita
Oh wow. Bingo. I would never have figured that out.
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Kashmir Hill Sep 9
Replying to @kashhill
Speaking of weird Apple search things, I can’t pull up Facebook as an app when I search my iPhone even tho it is, yes, an app I have on my phone. (Don’t judge.) It does pull up FB PR people from my contacts, as if encouraging me to write more stories about Facebook but not use it
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Kashmir Hill Sep 9
This story helps explain why trying to find the app you want in the Apple App Store can be so frustrating. And if you don't feel like reading, just scroll through the incredible interactive graphics.
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kate conger Sep 5
OMG so I got to do a work diary with Chrome BAWS and what I learned is that she works so much (bosses, don't read this)
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Jay Rosen Sep 8
Replying to @xeni @pilhofer
Update: Whistleblower Aid, the organization representing former MIT Media Lab employee Signe Swenson, told me today that they provided emails and documents to the New York Times only after the publication of Ronan Farrow's story by the New Yorker. cc
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