"New Zealand lifted all social and economic restrictions except border controls after declaring on Monday it was free of the coronavirus, one of the first countries in the world to return to pre-pandemic normality. "
*EXCEPT THEY HAVEN'T - - their borders are still closed, before they were open!!!
Microsoft to replace dozens of journalists who select stories on its MSN website and use automated systems instead, US and UK media report
No one, least of all the President of the U.S., should use specious copyright or trademark claims to silence a critic. And platforms shouldn’t play along when they get a claim like this. Redbubble should stand up for its users and restore this political cartoon immediately. https://twitter.com/CBLDF/status/1265389225744060416
The House Is Voting on Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, Again. The Bill Still Needs More Reform
Peertube has launched a campaign for Peertube V3!
Please consider to donate so they can ship this release, with new features (like livestreaming!!)
Denmark opens its borders to couples who were separated by the coronavirus lockdown
So Wait, People Really Think The Barr DOJ's Investigation Into Google Is In Good Faith? https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200520/09524444537/so-wait-people-really-think-barr-dojs-investigation-into-google-is-good-faith.shtml #news
“We are taking our elephants back home to our village... the pandemic means there are no more tourists"
With the collapse of the tourism industry, Thai elephant keepers are migrating to the mountains to find food
How SpaceX and NASA are launching astronauts into space during a pandemic https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/25/21264868/spacex-nasa-launch-pandemic-covid-crew-dragon-astronaut #news
Biden apologizes for saying radio host 'ain't black' if undecided about U.S. election https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/joe-biden-black-voters-1.5581981?cmp=rss
Also, started using Atom again, the Git integration is quite nice. Don't think I'll install the monster that is Eclipse on this new computer. #tweet
Washington state rocked by coronavirus benefit fraud in 'the hundreds of millions' https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/new-york-coronavirus-homes-1.5580089?cmp=rss
Just turning your phone on qualifies as searching it, court rules
Location data requires a warrant since 2018; lock screen may now, too.
Facebook Messenger Adds Safety Alerts—Even in Encrypted Chats
By using #metadata instead of content to spot suspicious behavior, the social network can "keep #privacy intact." #deletefacebook
Libraries Have Never Needed Permission To Lend Books, And The Move To Change That Is A Big Problem https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200519/13244644530/libraries-have-never-needed-permission-to-lend-books-move-to-change-that-is-big-problem.shtml #news
French Government Passes Hate Speech Law, Will Allow Law Enforcement To Run The Internet https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200514/19205644507/french-government-passes-hate-speech-law-will-allow-law-enforcement-to-run-internet.shtml #news
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