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I don't know what the story is here, but it looks like some kids trolled a narc super hard, and it was eaten up and thrown into a powerpoint.

Like, holy shit, someone said with a straight face "Yeah, we've been smoking Twix bars, get you awesome wrecked!"

beautiful.

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**DHS Admits Facial Recognition Photos Were Hacked, Released on Dark Web**

"Traveler’s faces, license plates, and care information were hacked from a subcontractor called Perceptics and released on the dark web."

vice.com/en_us/article/m7jzbb/

#news #bot

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First time in 175 years, Scientific American endorses a presidential candidate
scientificamerican.com/article

(submitted by rbanffy)

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**Anti-Maskers Are Being Made to Dig Graves for Coronavirus Victims in Indonesia**

"“There are only three available gravediggers at the moment, so I thought I might as well put these people to work with them,” said the politician who came up with the punishment."

vice.com/en_us/article/g5pemy/

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Does any one know of a doorbell camera that keeps all the video on the local network only?

Just watched this expressive documentary and wanted to spread the word.

youtu.be/JHDkALRz5Rk

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I wonder where the whole idea that if you punish bad people they magically become better came from? Maybe we just needed an excuse because punishing the bad people felt so good?

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RT @Snowden@twitter.com

Seven years ago, as the news declared I was being charged as a criminal for speaking the truth, I never imagined that I would live to see our courts condemn the NSA's activities as unlawful and in the same ruling credit me for exposing them.

And yet that day has arrived. twitter.com/ACLU/status/130122

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Snowden/status/130

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**US sanctions top International Criminal Court officials**

"US sanctions target International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and one of her top aides."

aljazeera.com/news/2020/09/san

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Does anyone have any recommendations for more modern Cyberpunk/Sci-Fi writers or novels? Anything post 2000.

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"([Exxon's] predictions have proven startlingly accurate, with carbon levels today basically in line with their graphs.) And they were believed by their bosses: began building its drilling rigs higher to compensate for the rise in sea level they knew was on the way."

😱 That's... astounding. They knew that the seas would rise, and their response was to hide this fact and protect their assets? How can anyone think that unregulated business is safe?

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Critics of Big Tech are often told, “If you don’t like the company, don’t use its products.”
Last year, @kashhill tried — really tried — to do just that. It wasn't possible.

nytimes.com/2020/07/31/technol

Why are we arresting a 17-year old kid for this instead of arresting Twitters CSO, CIO and CEO for smaking this so easy?

vice.com/en_us/article/dyzwnw/

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