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Benjamin Powers is a technology reporter at The Messenger. He focuses on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and how privacy concerns are reshaping technology regulations, among other topics. He was previously the tech reporter at Grid and the privacy reporter at CoinDesk. Ben’s writing about technology, policing and the military has appeared in Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, CityLab, Mother Jones and Paste Magazine. He is a graduate of Bard College and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.