Monday, August 21, 2017

Teen’s Death At Chinese Internet Addiction Camp Sparks Anger

A Chinese teenager has died days after he was sent to an internet addiction treatment centre, reigniting criticism of these controversial institutions. The 18-year-old had allegedly sustained multiple injuries, and the centre's...

Your Fired: Google Dismisses James Damore for Anti-Diversity Memo

The First Amendment protects Americans' free speech rights from being restricted by the government, not their employer. You don't have a right to use your company's computer system to publish your...

The Rise of the Racist Robots – How AI Is Learning All Our Worst...

There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software....

Man Used DDoS Attacks On Media to Extort Them to Remove Stories, FBI say

“If you do not remove it immediately, more severe attacks will hit your website." Could This be the future of how crime is done? A 32-year-old Seattle man is behind bars while...

High Tech Crime: The $8 Billion Bitcoin Bust

A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece, police and...

Technology Is Racist Too. How Do We Fix It?

Whether it’s done consciously or subconsciously, racial discrimination continues to have a serious, measurable impact on the choices our society makes about criminal justice, law enforcement, hiring and financial lending. It...

#Damn: Trump Hotels Discloses Data Breach at 14 Properties

Trump International Hotels Management LLC said late on Tuesday a data breach at a service provider compromised card payment details at 14 of its properties. The compromised information included payment card numbers...

Jacking For Beats In 2017: ‘ Music Stream Ripping’

"Jay-Z ‘4:44’ Illegally Downloaded Almost a Million Times in Three Days yet it still went platinum." First it was cassette piracy, then it was CD piracy, finally we entered the illegal downloads....

Now U.S. Muslim Group Launches Smartphone App to Report Hate Crimes

Hoping to get an accurate count of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Friday launched a mobile app allowing victims to report bias...

T-Mobile Worker Allegedly Stole Sex Video From A Woman’s Phone

Invasion of Mobile Privacy Breaking the rules of wireless, and potentially the laws of Florida. A T-Mobile employee from Florida landed in jail Friday after he allegedly emailed himself a sexually explicit...

CRIME

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FUTURE

Amazon Wants Their Drones To Tell You That Your House Needs...

Amazon may use its drone delivery service to analyze customer’s homes, offering ‘recommendations’ from its store or third-party services like gardening or roof repairs. The patent,...