San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Use by Police and the Government
The technology hub is now the first US city to have issued a moratorium on the invasive spy technology.
Washington Could Become the First State to Compost the Dead
A new bill wants to let you turn your loved ones into soil.
Revenge Porn Bill in New York Killed After Google Campaign
Advocates blamed the tech company for helping to essentially kill a bill that would have made nonconsensual dissemination of sexually explicit images a crime in New York.
Controversial Online Trafficking Bill Will Endanger Sex Workers, Advocates Say
The House is set to vote on the "Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act" (FOSTA) bill today. Critics warn it could actually censor victims of trafficking and endanger the lives and livelihoods of sex workers.
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Trump Decided to Sign the Tax Bill Today to Prove Cable News Wrong
The president had reportedly planned on waiting until January to avoid risking automatic cuts to Medicaid. He changed his mind on Friday.
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This Bill Would Finally Let You Make Cryptocurrency Purchases Without Paying Capital Gains Taxes
Because you're totally doing that, right?
Teens Caught Sexting Could Soon Face 15 Years in Prison
A new bill just passed the House with overwhelming support.
New Bill Asks Homeland Security to Investigate Whether Terrorists Use Bitcoin
Despite little evidence.
Bipartisan Bill Would Require Border Patrol to Get a Warrant to Search Your Phone
The Protecting Data at the Border Act would let you refuse to hand over your electronics at the border.
New Bill Would Require Men to Pay $100 Every Time They Masturbate
The satirical bill filed in Texas on Friday intentionally draws from anti-abortion laws in Texas, including legislation mandating a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion. It's not the first time a law like this has been proposed.
Republicans Are Dismantling the Law That Protects Your DNA From Your Boss
Sylvester Stallone REJECTED Donald Trump’s Job Offer | Last Week in Art
Yo, Adrian! Oh, and the first teaser for 'Blade Runner 2049' with Ryan Gosling is out, if you're into that sort of thing.