Day: July 1, 2018

California Rushes Through a New Privacy Law After Heavy Lobbyist Input Karl Bode | Motherboard | Source URL California just passed comprehensive new privacy protections in the form of AB-375or the California Consumer Privacy Protection Act. While potentially a promising foundation, the rushed creation of the rules—combined with heavy lobbying input from telecom and Silicon Valley giants—could prove to be a […]

Google’s “Arbiter of Hate Speech,” SPLC Forced to Pay $3M for Falsely Labeling People as “Extremists”

iSpeech Jay Syrmopoulos | The Free Thought Project| Source URL Montgomery, AL – After being sued in April by Islamic reformer Maajid Nawaz and his organization, the Quilliam Foundation—over being listed as an “anti-Muslim extremist” in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists”—the SPLC has announced that they reached […]

DEA task force seizes enough fentanyl to kill 5 million people NBC4 WCMH Columbus, OH | Source URL COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Federal agents arrested four men in Columbus who had enough fentanyl to kill nearly half the population of Ohio. Tomas Sandoval, Alvaro Gasca-Cardoso, Salatiel Ramos-Rajos and Alexis Zazueta-Soto are charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute fentanyl, […]

Portland Police revoke permit, declare riot as protesters clash downtown Eder Campuzano | The Oregonian | Source URL Portland Police declared a riot Saturday after tensions between the right-wing Patriot Prayer group and local anti-fascist activists came to a head and broke out in violence. The afternoon began with a permitted rally at Terry Schrunk Federal Plaza organized by […]