tech-power

Canada Plans Fines for Tech Companies That Spread Disinformation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the planned "digital charter" to tackle online extremism, disinformation, and transparency, on Thursday.
Mack Lamoureux
3 days ago
Canadian Far Right Extremism

This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism but Not Nudity

According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
Mack Lamoureux
4.25.19
extremists

After Facebook and Web Host Bans, Far-Right Extremists Are Encrypting and Going IRL

Like ISIS, white nationalist extremist groups are feeling the pinch of internet shutdowns, but are organizing on encrypted channels and meeting up IRL.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
4.17.19
Canada

This Man Was Caught on Video Lighting Cars on Fire in Edmonton, Canada

The arsonist was tackled in a Starbucks by a mustached man in a Hawaiian shirt and a guy with a 2x4.
Mack Lamoureux
4.15.19
News

Facebook Bans Faith Goldy, Other Canadian Far-Right Groups and Figures

The Canadian Anti-Hate Network said that Goldy was the “test as to whether [the new white nationalist] policy would be meaningful in Canada.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Men Allegedly Got Hammered Then Shot Each Other While Wearing Bulletproof Vests

And lied to cops about it.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
history

Three Men Vanished from a Scottish Island 120 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking

The rather unassuming white lighthouse located off Scotland’s Western Isles is home to one of the greatest mysteries of the Atlantic.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years

Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
Far right

Web Hosting Companies Shut Down a Series of Neo-Nazi Websites

Major online neo-Nazi meeting grounds are being nuked by hosting sites that want nothing to do with connections to militant white nationalists. Meanwhile, several of them have regrouped on Twitter.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
3.29.19
Sports

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sex Assault: Report

The 'New York Times' says the MMA star was arrested in January and remains under investigation. McGregor announced his retirement earlier today.
Mack Lamoureux
3.26.19
Science

This Scientist Is Letting an Insect Grow in Him as a Rite of Passage

"It's kind of weird. You can feel it moving around so I joke to my wife that 'it's kicking, it's kicking,' like it's a baby inside of me."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
News

Jordan Peterson’s Book Pulled from New Zealand Shelves Following Mosque Shootings

An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Mack Lamoureux
3.22.19
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