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‘Thank you for protecting women’: TikToker goes viral for confronting man allegedly pretending to be on the phone in order to film mall patrons

'Keep them queens safe.'

On Jul 16, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘They tried to play ya girl’: California tenant says landlord tried to increase rent before her lease ends (updated)

'They got caught.'

On Jun 17, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Who the f*ck complains about tamales?!’: Racist male Karen fails at stopping vendor from selling tamales as thousands show up to support him

'Who the f*ck complains about tamales?!'

On Jun 15, 2022 by Jackie Ibarra

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‘Texas had virtually nothing’: TikToker compares Target’s Pride collections in different states

'Literally couldn't find the Pride section in my Target—I live in Florida.'

On Jun 4, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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‘I’m a racist, terrible person’: Santa Barbara Karen loses it on a restaurant manager

'This happens all the time. This person just got caught.'

On May 15, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

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ISPs handed another defeat in their case against California’s ‘gold standard’ net neutrality law

A California net neutrality law will stand, a US Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday. 

On Apr 20, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘A major victory for internet users’: California’s net neutrality law upheld by court of appeals

The law has been subject to a years-long legal battle.

On Jan 28, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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Facebook tells LAPD it can’t use fake accounts to spy on people

It's unclear if the LAPD is actually doing it.

On Nov 19, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Where’s Gavin Newsom?

Here's this week's 'One Dumb Conspiracy' newsletter.

On Nov 15, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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A 29-year-old YouTuber is charging up the polls as California’s recall vote nears

Kevin Paffrath has leveraged his social media savvy to court votes—but don't call him 'just a YouTuber.'

On Aug 18, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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New York’s low-income broadband efforts could hinder California’s new net neutrality law

California's long-running net neutrality legal battle continues.

On Jun 23, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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‘Plainly disrespectful’: Spitting ‘Karen’ aims at hot dog restaurant workers in viral TikTok

'This isn't the first time she's done it.'

On May 21, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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Citizen app siccs entire user base on wrong man after offering reward for arson

People thought they were watching a dystopia unfold.

On May 18, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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TikToker exposes school for offering ‘white student support circle’ after Derek Chauvin verdict

Superintendent Randall Booker called it a 'poor choice of words.'

On Apr 27, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

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‘What’re you gonna do, b****r?’: Karen throws racist tantrum after getting kicked out of Mexican bakery over mask

The La Concha Bakery becomes host to a viral meltdown.

On Apr 12, 2021 by Kahron Spearman