French Spyware Bosses Indicted For Their Role In the Torture of Dissidents

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Senior executives at a French spyware firm have been indicted for the company's sale of surveillance software to authoritarian regimes in Libya and Egypt that resulted in the torture and disappearance of dissidents. MIT Technology Review reports: While high-tech surveillance is a multibillion-dollar...

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A CCTV Company Is Paying Remote Workers In India To Yell At Armed Robbers

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: In a short CCTV video, a clerk at a small convenience store can be seen taking a bottle of coffee from a cooler and drinking it. When he returns to the cash register, an unseen person's voice emits from a speaker on the ceiling and interrogates h...

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The Ultimate Channel Islands National Park Travel Guide

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The Ultimate Channel Islands National Park Travel Guide
While cutting lazy circles in the teal waters near Channel Islands National Park’s Scorpion Anchorage during my second-ever sea-kayaking experience, I made a rookie mistake. “What are some of the most memorable wildlife encounters you’ve had at the park?” I asked Chuck Graham, a writer, photographer...

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Helium One Announces Exercise of Warrants and Issue of Equity

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Helium One Global Ltd has received notice to exercise warrants over a total of 1,000,000 Ordinary Shares (the "Warrant Shares"), for which funds of $35,000 have been received by the ...

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After Rejection, CTA to Take AB 5 Case to Supreme Court

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The California Trucking Association on June 21 learned that the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will not reconsider its earlier rejection of CTA’s challenge to a state independent contractor law. CTA plans to appeal its complaint to the nation’s highest court.

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A Long Overdue Reckoning For Online Proctoring Companies May Finally Be Here

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EFF Legal Intern Haley Amster contributed to this post. Over the past year, the use of online proctoring apps has skyrocketed. But while companies have seen upwards of a 500% increase in their usage, legitimate concerns about their invasiveness, potential bias, and efficacy are also on the rise. The...
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Congress Wants to Put the Brakes on Runaway Acquisitions by Big Tech

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The Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives recently released a comprehensive series of bills designed to curb the excesses of Big Tech. One of them, the Platform Competition and Opportunity Act, addresses one of the biggest, most obvious problems among the largest tech companies: t…

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