Watch: Epic Uses Immunocompromised VP to Convince Workers the Office Is Safe
Workers at the healthcare giant are revolting because they're being required to return to work. A tone-deaf return-to-work hype video isn't helping matters.
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Trump Declares TikTok a 'National Emergency,' Officially Moves to Ban it
The executive order would make American 'transactions' with TikTok illegal in 45 days.
Right to Repair
Congress Will Consider National Right-to-Repair Legislation for Medical Equipment
The "Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of 2020" is the first time Congress has ever considered a bill that would break manufacturer repair monopolies.
Lawyers Demand the Army Stop Violating First Amendment on Twitch
The lawyers also demanded in the letter that both the Army and Navy’s esports teams 'adopt and publish written policies to ensure that others are not banned from these channels in the future based on viewpoint.'
Twitter 'Blacklists' Lead the Company Into Another Trump Supporter Conspiracy
A conservative mindset primed for conspiracy and Twitter's opaque moderation methods are a recipe for a scandal.
Incoherent Conspiracy Suggests Ghislaine Maxwell Is a Powerful Redditor
The baseless "MaxwellHill" conspiracy shows how companies have failed to protect random users who have somehow become the subject of social media frenzies.
Right to Repair
Why Repair Techs Are Hacking Ventilators With DIY Dongles From Poland
As COVID-19 surges, hospitals and independent biomedical technicians have turned to a global grey-market for hardware and software to circumvent manufacturer repair locks and keep life-saving ventilators running.
The Great Ban: Reddit Bans 2,000 Communities Including the_donald, ChapoTrapHouse
"Communities and users that promote hate based on identity or vulnerability will be banned."
Detroit Police Chief: Facial Recognition Software Misidentifies 96% of the Time
Detroit regulated facial recognition software. It's still used only on Black people.
Did a Barista Put a Tampon in a Cop's Frappuccino? An Investigation
"LAPD one looks like it was sitting in a coffee cup for a week on someone's dashboard."
How Is Twitter Going to Moderate These Voice Recordings?
Audio recordings are notoriously difficult to moderate, and Twitter already has a harassment and white supremacist problem.
Hacker Bypasses GE's Ridiculous Refrigerator DRM
The technique allows you to use 'unauthorized' water filters, which cost a quarter as much as GE's official filters.