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MiamiCoin crypto lost 88 percent of its value in less than a year

Miami’s CityCoin is reportedly going unused, can only be traded on one exchange, and it’s currently worth less than one-half of a penny. NYCCoin...

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On Buffalo, Elon Musk’s silence is deafening

In the wake of the Buffalo, New York mass shooting, self-proclaimed free speech advocate Elon Musk has issued no comment, even as Twitter faces...

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Jeff Bezos is not a poster

Jeff Bezos seems to lack a basic understanding of how Twitter works. He’s tweeting about PowerPoint on a platform where there is no incentive to be...

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US prosecutors are going after crypto sanctions evasion

A DC judge has revealed the existence of a criminal case against an unnamed crypto payment platform that sent $10 million in Bitcoin to an unnamed...

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Former eBay executive pleads guilty to harassment campaign involving live insects

David Harville, a former eBay executive, pleaded guilty to harassing and stalking a Massachusetts couple who published a newsletter critical of eBay....

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Tech industry appeals the bad Texas social media law to the Supreme Court

Tech industry trade organizations NetChoice and the CCIA have appealed directly to the Supreme Court for an emergency stay of the Texas social media...

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Major exchanges delist Terra stablecoin as price collapse continues

After the Terra stablecoin broke its dollar peg and the paired Luna token lost almost all value, exchanges have begun to delist both cryptocurrencies...

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A court just blew up internet law because it thinks YouTube isn’t a website

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against groups trying to block HB 20, a Texas law barring companies from banning users in the state based on...

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Twitter shares plummet as Musk raises new doubts about acquisition

After Musk tweeted that the Twitter acquisition was "on hold," financial analysts aren’t sure the buyout will go ahead as planned....

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A Samsung.com ‘expert’ has been fired after speaking up about working for free

Jennifer Larson was featured in a Verge article speaking about how she wasn’t getting paid for a lot of her contracting work for Samsung.com....

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Apple reportedly gives retail managers anti-union scripts

A document that reportedly shows the anti-union talking points Apple is asking managers to use has leaked, showing us how the company is trying to...

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Stablecoins are struggling to survive the crypto crash

After the Terra stablecoin broke its dollar peg and dropped to less than 30 cents, investors have been watching closely for repercussions across...

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AT&T is about to get away with its bogus $1.99 ‘administrative fee’

AT&T has quietly bilked customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars with a bogus "administrative fee," a fee it more than doubled...

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How Facebook undercut the Oversight Board

After asking the Oversight Board to weigh in, Meta changed its mind — and asked board members to say nothing at all about Russia and Ukraine. Today...

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Court lets Texas restrictions on social platform content moderation take effect

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to stay an injunction blocking HB 20, which limits...

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Senate confirms Bedoya to FTC, establishing Democratic majority

The Senate confirmed privacy expert Alvaro Bedoya to the Federal Trade Commission. The move secures a Democratic majority at the agency tasked by the...

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Google pitches for user trust with expanded privacy controls

At Google I/O 2022, the company announced new privacy control features intended to give users better control over their data as well as allowing them...

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Meta withdraws request for Oversight Board’s advice on Russia-Ukraine war content policy

Facebook’s parent company cited "safety and security concerns" as the reason why. But it raises questions about the legitimacy of the...

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New EU rules would require chat apps to scan private messages for child abuse

The EU has proposed new legislation that would require chat apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger to selectively scan the private conversations...

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New EU rules would require chat apps to scan private messages for child abuse

The EU has proposed new legislation that would require chat apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger to selectively scan the private conversations...

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Josh Hawley wants to punish Disney by taking copyright law back to 1909 and that sucks

I can’t believe I’m taking Disney’s side on anything I have been told to blog about Senator Josh Hawley’s new copyright bill, and I do this...

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Elon Musk: ‘I guess I would’ reverse Donald Trump’s Twitter ban

Elon Musk said that he doesn’t own Twitter yet, so it’s not for sure, but that if he owns the company, "I guess I would" lift its...

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ICE uses data brokers to bypass surveillance restrictions, report finds

A new study from Georgetown Law finds that the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency has created a vast surveillance apparatus by combining...

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US State Department announces $10 million bounty after Costa Rica ransomware attack

Last month, parts of Costa Rica’s government were hit by ransomware. The country’s president has declared a state of emergency, and the US State...

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Number go down

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other crypto assets are falling. No one knows how far. The market has swung from greed to fear. People will say all kinds of...

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Facebook is getting rid of some location-tracking features due to ‘low usage’

Facebook is discontinuing some of its location-tracking features, like Nearby Friends, due to "low usage." The platform will delete any...

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Biden announces new partnership to expand broadband access

The White House announced a new partnership with 20 broadband providers, including AT&T and Verizon, to improve their subsidized high-speed...

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BioWare contractors trying to unionize will no longer be forced to return to the office

Keywords Studios staffers embedded at BioWare’s Edmonton offices will no longer be forced to return to the office. They had previously been...

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