Articles by John Talty

Did Twitter's Outage Cost the Economy Billions?

The idea that a few-hour Twitter outage could have more than a billion-dollar effect on the economy sounds preposterous at first, but some simple math suggests that might be just the case.

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An Iranian woman walks past a mural painted on the outer walls of the former US embassy in Tehran on September 20, 2020

What US Sanctions Mean For Iran

“Our actions today are a warning that should be heard worldwide. No matter who you are, if you violate the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, you risk sanctions” -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo