A suspect NGO claiming to combat child trafficking by providing surveillance tech to US police has allowed Amazon to continue supplying U.S. law enforcement with facial recognition software despite the tech giant’s moratorium on its sale to police.
The bill would require judges to use discriminatory “risk assessment” tools to predict future criminality, with no possibility for appeal.
Jesse Ventura replaces Howie Hawkins as the presidential candidate for the Green Party of Alaska on the state’s official November 2020 General Election ballot. This means Hawkins has been removed and Ventura’s name will be listed in its place along with Donald Trump and Joe Biden for official party-nominated presidential candidate choices.
Whereas many DMVs sell drivers’ names, addresses, or vehicle information, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) sells some residents’ most personal information.
Several companies offering phone-spying apps — known as “stalkerware” — are still advertising in Google search results, despite the search giant’s ban that took effect today, TechCrunch has found.
Anyone who has read a PDF on their smartphone is familiar with the experience of having to pinch their fingers to zoom in and out and scroll around. Jakob Nielsen, Read More…
Scientists have devised a novel approach to halting the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The researchers engineered a completely synthetic, production-ready molecule that straitjackets the crucial SARS-CoV-2 machinery that allows the virus to infect our cells. In an aerosol formulation they tested, these molecules could be self-administered with a nasal spray or inhaler.
Use of the tech needs to be narrower to conform to human rights law, court held.
Twitter says it bans ads from state-affiliated media outlets. However, US government propaganda organs like the Voice of America’s VOA Persian pay the social media corporation huge sums of money to spread disinformation against Iran and other foreign adversaries.
Human rights organizations have blamed the Belarusian government for widespread outages.
If Russia was funding an NGO in the US petitioning for the US Constitution to be rewritten, one could expect an immediate and extreme backlash across the media exposing this. Yet in Thailand where US government-funded groups are doing precisely this in regards to the Thai constitution – the media not only conceals US funding, it spins the move as “pro-democratic.”
“By taxing 60% of the wealth gains made by just 467 billionaires during this horrific pandemic, we could guarantee healthcare as a right for an entire year.”
“It looks like the majority of these organisms are living at energy regimes that are below what we thought was even capable of maintenance—just staying alive.”
Twitter’s use of the data for advertising purposes was discovered in 2019.
A disturbing new document outlines plans for a US regime-change scheme against Nicaragua’s elected leftist government, overseen by USAID, to bring about a “market economy” and a purge of Sandinistas.