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Twitter Reverses Ban on Free Speech Activist After Spat With Trans Activist...
On Monday, Twitter dropped its permanent suspension on Lindsay Shepherd, a Canadian free speech activist who had insulted Jonathan Yaniv, a transgender activist who goes by "Jessica" and forces women's waxing studios to wax his private parts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-29 19:33 UTC
Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data...
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Abandoning the tech giant's services, like Gmail, maps and Chrome, offers some privacy gains, but it's not easy to do.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 23:27 UTC
Senate moves bill with up to $15,000 fines for sharing memes online...
A bi-partisan bill working its way through Congress could drastically change how copyright claims are processed, and would create a system to impose up to $30,000 in fines on anyone who shares protected material online. In other words, the Congress wants
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 23:19 UTC
Instagram Purges Meme Accounts, Leaves Affected Users Without Income...
Instagram is cracking down on meme accounts and leaving some users without a source of income, according to Insider . In what Instagram users are calling a "meme purge," accounts with large followings were permanently banned over the past few days
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 23:09 UTC
IRS fugitive John McAfee sent to UK after stint in Dominican jail...
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John McAfee of antivirus software fame has arrived in London from the Dominican Republic, where he had been detained for several days with his wife and several others for entering the Caribbean nation with a cache of weapons on his yacht, his lawyer said
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-26 21:26 UTC
Trump hints at investigating Google's China work over 'national security concerns'...
President Trump on Friday suggested his administration would investigate Google's work in China for potential national security issues just days after his top Treasury official said the government had looked into the company and found no cause for
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-26 16:19 UTC
John McAfee Back in Jail Hours After Release in Dominican Republic...
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John McAfee says he is now under arrest for the second time in a week
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-26 16:01 UTC
9 reasons the Facebook FTC settlement is a joke...
The FTC just announced the details of its settlement agreement with Facebook over years of privacy practices in violation of a previous order. To say the settlement is favorable to Facebook, even with the record $5 billion penalty, is an understatement; t
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-25 01:18 UTC
The New York Times wants to fight fake news using blockchain good luck to it...
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Combating fake news, deepfakes, and misinformation is one of modern journalism’s biggest challenges. There have been numerous attempts to help readers recognize when a source shouldn’t be trusted. One of the latest ideas comes thanks to news media mainstay The New York Times and blockchain
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-24 13:53 UTC
Tech Companies "Must" Put Backdoors In Encryption, Demands US Attorney General...
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Encryption has always irked law enforcement agencies and now William Barr, the US General Attorney, has launched a fresh attack against consumer encryption. He says that tech companies must co-operate with government institutions in bypassing encryption d
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-24 13:52 UTC
Google Insider to Project Veritas: Big Corporate Power Merging with Politics Is 'Dangerous'...
"I don't see any doubt that [Google] is very politically biased" — those are the words of Greg Coppola, a senior software engineer at Google who spoke to Project Veritas about political bias at the company for which he has worked for fiv
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-24 13:50 UTC
Reddit's 'Quarantine' Of The Donald Trump Subreddit Exposes More Tech Bias...
While ignoring explicit calls to violence on other pages, the leftist bosses at Reddit have stifled the r/The_Donald subreddit because of its viewpoints.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-23 13:34 UTC
This site turns your selfies into Renaissance portraits with AI...
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First came Instagram filters. Then came the Snapchat masks. Now AI renders are the latest way of using technology to change the way we look. Sure, FaceApp has been making the rounds for its dramatic aging filters (and questionable data practices), but for
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-22 20:39 UTC
The best TVs under $1,000...
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Check out our picks for the best TVs under $1,000 to enjoy top-shelf features like 4K Ultra HD, High Dynamic Range, and gorgeous image processing. Park yourself here to find the absolute best values in TV land.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-22 20:38 UTC
Google Blacklists Free Speech Platform Gab's Latest App...
Tech giant Google has blacklisted the free-speech focused social media app Gab from the Google Play Store, joining Apple in banning Gab users from accessing the platform using Gab-branded smartphone apps.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-21 02:52 UTC
Tesla Claims Secret Project Has Fallen Into Chinese Rival's Hands...
As the trade war continues to heat up, Tesla and Apple claim that their autonomous vehicle tech has been stolen by Chinese rivals
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-17 16:30 UTC
Trump 'will take a look' at Google, China accusations...
During his Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, President Trump said he could ask the U.S. Attorney General to look into accusations made by venture capitalist Peter Thiel, that Google worked with the Chinese government.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-16 21:18 UTC
Peter Thiel Calls on FBI, CIA to Investigate Possible Chinese Infiltration of Google...
Billionaire investor Peter Thiel urged the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Google has been infiltrated by the Chinese during his remarks at the National Conservatism Conference on Sunday.Thiel, who sits on the board of Facebook, suggested that Google
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 13:58 UTC
How U.S. Tech Giants Are Helping to Build China's Surveillance State...
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A nonprofit led by Google and IBM executives is working with Semptian, whose technology is monitoring the internet activity of 200 million people in China. The post How U.S. Tech Giants Are Helping to Build China's Surveillance State appeared first on
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-15 12:54 UTC
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