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Newsletter: Police want to use a ‘fleet of killer robots’

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On Dec 2, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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‘They are deleting our images’: Chinese protesters detail digital censorship, VPN struggles as fight over COVID lockdowns grows

A number of protesters spoke to the Daily Dot about their fight against the state.

On Dec 2, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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‘I am an adult with a mature brain’: How Texas parents lobbied to get books on gender identity banned from schools

The president of the board of trustees pledged in emails to work on the bans.

On Dec 2, 2022 by Rebecca Caraway

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Dirty Delete: Rising Republican star is a superspreader of far-right policies

She's also proudly anti-TikTok.

On Dec 2, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘People need to stop getting mad at non tippers and start getting mad at the apps’: Lyft driver paid $50 for ride that cost $242

'Man, the driver assumes all the risk and gets nothing.'

On Dec 1, 2022 by Melody Heald

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After Nazi praise, Holocaust denial, Parler announces it won’t sell to Kanye West

'This decision was made in the interest of both parties.'

On Dec 1, 2022 by David Covucci

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GOP deletes infamous pro-Kanye tweet after he says he ‘likes Hitler,’ ‘loves Nazis’

'Kanye. Elon. Trump.' was taken down from the House Judiciary GOP account.

On Dec 1, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink had to euthanize monkeys after they got his brain chip—now he says it’s ready for humans

'The test monkeys died horrible deaths... so of course it’s ready for human trials.'

On Dec 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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AOC, Squad hit with backlash for voting to prevent railworkers from striking

The popular progressives voted to avert a nationwide rail strike.

On Dec 1, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Twitter alternative Hive forced to shut down over security vulnerabilities

The app was leaking private messages, posts, images, phone numbers, emails, and birthdates.

On Dec 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Newsletter: Your Twitter data may have been leaked

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On Dec 1, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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Charlie Kirk is hyping a new book on how to win elections—after his hand-picked candidates got absolutely washed

It's unclear if he knows how to win.

On Dec 1, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Cars rented by the Secret Service caught fire—accusations of assassination attempts soon followed

The cars in questions were recalled for fire risk.

On Dec 1, 2022 by Mike Rothschild

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New ‘link tax’ bill in Canada could force social media companies to pay for news shared on their sites

The Online News Act seeks to tax social media companies when users post links to news articles

On Nov 30, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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You can save democracy—but you’ll have to give a Lincoln Project founder $5

'I’m sure this money will be used wisely.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Mikael Thalen