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THE ENVIRONMENT

Florida Legislator Proposes Ban On Plastic Straw... Bans

The bill would prevent any local government from banning the straws until at least 2024.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.7.19
Culture

Sex Bloggers Say Tumblr Is 'as Good as Gone' After Porn Ban

"That's what tech does. It harnesses people for profitability, and then it destroys their worlds when capitalism decides we're not useful enough anymore.”
Beckett Mufson
12.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Mayor Just Banned His City's Rec Centers from Buying Nike Products

In an apparent response to the new Colin Kaepernick ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.10.18
cryptojacking

Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining In App Store

Apple recently updated its developer policies to ban apps that mine cryptocurrencies like Monero on user devices.
Jordan Pearson
6.11.18
Twitter

Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13

According to the company, it can't separate content posted before and after the age of 13.
Jordan Pearson
5.30.18
LGBT

'It Is a Painful Attack': Trump Issues New Trans Military Ban

The White House announced a new policy that bans most transgender people from serving in the military. The ACLU responds.
Diana Tourjée
3.24.18
Banhammer

Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Venezuela's 'Petro' Cryptocurrency

The Petro was meant to boost Venezuela’s economy, but it’s faced harsh criticism at home and abroad.
Jordan Pearson
3.19.18
Banhammer

Reddit Has Been Quietly Banning Cryptocurrency Ads Since 2016

Google, Facebook, and Reddit have now all banned cryptocurrency and ICO advertising on their platforms.
Jordan Pearson
3.14.18
Banhammer

Google Joins Facebook In Banning Cryptocurrency Ads

Now two of the biggest digital advertisers have banned ads for ICOs and risky financial products.
Jordan Pearson
3.14.18
Bitcoin

Facebook Is Investigating Bitcoin Ads Bypassing Its New Ban

It appears some ads have already found simple workarounds.
Joseph Cox
2.5.18
Facebook

Facebook Just Banned All Cryptocurrency Advertising

Facebook banned ads for "financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices."
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
LGBT

Gay Conversion Therapy Is Still Legal in 41 States

According to a new report, tens of thousands of teens will undergo the discredited practice before turning 18.
Kimberly Lawson
1.25.18
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