Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Facial Recognition
Oakland just joined San Francisco, CA and Somerville, MA in banning the use of facial recognition.
Facebook picked one hell of a time to turn facial recognition back on in Europe
Rolling out "automated facial recognition in the U.K. makes a total mockery of their promises to respect users’ privacy.”
Facebook’s Southeast Asia boss doesn't want regulation to fight fake news
“We do not believe that legislation is the best approach to addressing the issue.
Liberals announce big changes to environmental reviews for pipelines and mines
Green Party leader calls the shift a "hybrid merger of Harper and Trudeau"
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The NRA Now Says 'Nothing Could've Been Done' to Prevent Vegas
The organization offered the response after backtracking on calls for bump stock regulation.
The Feds Actually Expect Wall Street Bankers to Police Themselves
One of the most important financial regulators in America just announced his new plan for reining in white-collar crime. It doesn't look good.
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Obama Has Always Been Cool with Taking Wall Street Cash
But accepting $400,000 for a speech right after leaving office, when his own refusal to take on Wall Street probably helped elect Trump, is still a uniquely bad look.
Why Air Travel in America Is Such a Disaster
Do you hate how airlines treat you? Blame decades of deregulation and consolidation.
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You Can No Longer Murder Snapping Turtles in Ontario
Kellie Leitch Wants to Legalize Mace So Women Can Defend Themselves
Critics say the pledge is both victim-blaming and fear-based.
What a Legal Recreational Drug Market Would Look Like in the UK
We spoke to a load of experts to understand how legalizing weed, psychedelics, cocaine, pills, and ketamine would actually work.
Former Sex Workers Explain How and Why They Left the Business
"The first step toward leaving that world was writing a book about it and putting my face on the cover."