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That’s the question being asked as news reports suggest the Paris terrorists may have used sophisticated yet easily available encryption technologies to plan the attacks. In the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal Silicon Valley companies bumped up encryption programs as a way of protecting consumer data rights.

With power comes responsibility. That’s the lesson Facebook learned this weekend after it activated its “Safety Check” feature to help members caught up in the Paris bombings alert their families and friends they were okay.

Hopes are high for real progress at the upcoming COP21 climate summit in Paris but don’t bank on it delivering a legally binding treaty that the world nations will have to implement.

News outlets this weekend have been full of coverage about President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would have run from Canada into the United States.