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tech-power

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.
Sarah Emerson
5.14.19
recomposing

Washington Could Become the First State to Compost the Dead

A new bill wants to let you turn your loved ones into soil.
Sarah Emerson
1.2.19
revenge porn

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.
Kimberly Lawson
6.21.18
sex work

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.
Kimberly Lawson
2.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Drew Schwartz
12.22.17
death and taxes

This Bill Would Finally Let You Make Cryptocurrency Purchases Without Paying Capital Gains Taxes

Because you're totally doing that, right?
Jordan Pearson
9.7.17
politics

Teens Caught Sexting Could Soon Face 15 Years in Prison

A new bill just passed the House with overwhelming support.
Kimberly Lawson
6.2.17
Bitcoin

New Bill Asks Homeland Security to Investigate Whether Terrorists Use Bitcoin

Despite little evidence.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.17
privacy

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.
Jason Koebler
4.4.17
politics

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.
Kimberly Lawson
3.13.17
gattaca

Republicans Are Dismantling the Law That Protects Your DNA From Your Boss

Genes, please.
Jordan Pearson
3.10.17
Art

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.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.19.16
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