The US says the extremely popular video-sharing app ‘screams’ of national security concerns and considers a countrywide ban China does ban every American social media app, so it’s an interesting dilemma. Source: … Continue reading The TikTok wars – why the US and China are feuding over the app | TikTok | The Guardian
ByteDance confirmed it used TikTok to monitor journalists’ physical location using their IP addresses, as first reported by Forbes in October. What’s it going to take for Americans to wake up? Source: EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Spied On Forbes Journalists Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Spied On Forbes Journalists
The move could frustrate law enforcement efforts to circumvent the already tough security of iPhones. Sorry FBI. Source: Apple Plans to Beef Up iCloud Data Encryption – The New York Times Continue reading Apple Plans to Beef Up iCloud Data Encryption – Pissing off the FBI
Appeals court says intelligence leaders who defended dragnet – which was revealed by Snowden to the Guardian – were not telling the truth About time. Now can you please pardon Snowden now? … Continue reading NSA surveillance exposed by Snowden was illegal, court rules seven years on
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 Tuesday night to approve a controversial policy that would allow police to deploy robots capable of using lethal force in extraordinary circumstances, according to … Continue reading San Francisco supervisors vote to allow police to use robots to kill | CNN
Twitter’s former trust & safety chief, who quit two weeks into Musk’s tenure as Twitter CEO, said Musk wasn’t a “villain” in his experience. But he is definitely rustling some feathers all overt the place! Source: Ex-Twitter Exec: Unfair to Paint Musk As ‘Villain’ of Twitter’s Story Continue reading Twitter’s former trust and safety head said it’s unfair to paint Elon Musk as the ‘villain’ of Twitter’s story
Insurance companies will pay more, potentially leading to higher premiums. Oh, and thank you US government for giving us free money to develop these vaccines! Source: Pfizer CEO claims 400% price hike on COVID vaccines will be “free” | Ars Technica Continue reading Pfizer CEO claims 400% price hike on COVID vaccines will be “free”
#BREAKING Climate Activists Storm BlackRock HQ in NYC with pitchforks, dump coal on escalator as one man tries to stop and block them. Video by Ken Lopez / @FreedomNTV pic.twitter.com/MUnQdEUZmS — Oliya … Continue reading Climate Activists Storm BlackRock HQ in NYC with pitchforks
Some of the country’s wealthiest men – furious with President Franklin D. Roosevelt – decided to install a dictator who was more business friendly, according to the congressional testimony of a highly decorated Marine Corps general who was enlisted to participate in the 1933 coup. Amazing what lengths wealthy bankers will go … Continue reading Wealthy bankers and businessmen plotted to overthrow FDR. A retired general foiled it.
As more cars go electric, an Australian bank is making a move to prevent customers from being locked in with older fossil fuel vehicles. Good stuff! Source: Australian bank will stop issuing loans on new gas-powered cars in 2025 | Autoblog Continue reading Australian bank will stop issuing loans on new gas-powered cars in 2025
Thirty years ago, a bold plan was hatched to persuade people that climate change was not a problem. The consequences of this could be the deaths of untold millions if not more. A lot more. Source: The audacious PR plot that seeded doubt about climate change – BBC News Continue reading The audacious PR plot that seeded doubt about climate change – BBC News
General warming predictions are still on track, but recent heat waves are a stress test for the modeling of extreme events. Yes, climate change is real and we’re experiencing it right now. Source: What extreme heat waves tell us about the dangers of climate change | MIT Technology Review Continue reading What extreme heat waves tell us about the dangers of climate change | MIT Technology Review
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