Jacob Seitz

Jacob Seitz is a freelance journalist originally from Columbus, Ohio, interested in the intersection of culture and politics.

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FBI asks Meta to not implement end-to-end encryption, says it will make its job harder

'A purposeful design choice that degrades safety systems and weakens the ability to keep child users safe.'

On Apr 20, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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After refusing to identify cops involved in shooting of Black man—authorities accidentally leak names twice

An investigation report published on Tuesday included highlightable text, making redacted portions legible.

On Apr 19, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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The man destroying Busch Light in a viral TikTok was wanted on charges of exposing himself to a teen

'He looked pretty tired at the end, you should have offered him a refreshing Bud Light.'

On Apr 19, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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EARN IT Act set to be reintroduced next week

The controversial legislation will be back for a third time.

On Apr 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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WhatsApp, Signal threaten to end service in U.K. if Online Safety Bill passes

The companies urged the UK government to 'urgently rethink' its legislation.

On Apr 18, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Get the d*mn $26 million dollars’: Leaked video shows furniture CEO berating employees worried about not getting bonuses

'Leave pity city.'

On Apr 17, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Don’t settle Dominion’: Delay on eve of election defamation trial prompts fears Fox News hosts won’t have to testify

The $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit was briefly delayed Sunday night, prompting an outcry.

On Apr 17, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘A new low’: Los Angeles files suit against anti-police surveillance organization for posting lawfully obtained public records

The journalist behind the request said the city was doing the police union's 'dirty work.'

On Apr 6, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Eve6 wrecks Travis Tritt with old photo after he announces he’s banning Bud Light from tour

Tritt was made fun of on Twitter Thursday for a flashy outfit after boycotting Bud Light company.

On Apr 6, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Far-right provocateur Andy Ngô accidentally, partially doxes reporter he supports

A video Ngo posted to Twitter appears to include the street number for independent reporter Oren Levy.

On Apr 6, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Over 300 LAPD officers sue after anti-police surveillance group posts names of undercover officers

over 300 undercover police officers are suing after their names were accidentally released.

On Apr 5, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Trump kids go after daughter of judge in former president’s case—cite ties to Kamala Harris, Biden campaign

Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene all posted stories about Judge Juan Merchan's daughter.

On Apr 4, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Amazon closing beloved bookstore accidentally gets phrase tied to JFK assassination trending during Trump arraignment

'Book Depository' trended today online.

On Apr 4, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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Did Elon Musk change the Twitter logo to distract from his Dogecoin lawsuit?

A theory is afoot.

On Apr 3, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Someone definitely dropped that’: Woman finds used Airpod case, single Airpod inside her Amazon order

'They’re not allowed to wear 2 in the warehouse, someone definitely dropped that when they packed your order!'

On Apr 3, 2023 by Jacob Seitz