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Excellent step, now can we do the same for adults too? Police shouldn't be allowed to lie to get a confession in any case.

Illinois Bans Police Lying To Minors During Interrogations : NPR
npr.org/2021/07/16/1016710927/

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Wee, a new APT:
citizenlab.ca/2021/07/hooking-

> The company known as “Candiru,” based in Tel Aviv, Israel, is a mercenary spyware firm that markets “untraceable” spyware to government customers. Their product offering includes solutions for spying on computers, mobile devices, and cloud accounts.

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Tibetan woman holding flowers, only they're not flowers they're cryptocurrency mining PSUs.

(Via Reddit)

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what my girlfriend thought dating a software engineer would be like: "honey, I got an AI robot maid to do all our cooking for us"

what dating a software engineer is actually like: "if that microwave connects to the internet we're heating all our food with a blowtorch from now on"

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@blit32 it went through private,
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all the money given to the domain doesn't go to the islands it represents, but instead to the UK, who forcibly deported the Chagossians (said people) some 50 years ago.

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expuls
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/.io

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Intuit to Share Payroll Data from 1.4M Small Businesses With Equifax – Krebs on Security - krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/in

Financial services giant Intuit this week informed 1.4 million small businesses using its QuickBooks Online Payroll and Intuit Online Payroll products that their payroll information will be shared with big-three consumer credit bureau Equifax starting later this year unless customers opt out by the end of this month.

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My dude, "there's nothing illegal" about destroying the planet is not the defense you think it is.

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But wait, “Mozilla Corporation?” What’s that? I thought Mozilla was a not-for-profit?

Mozilla *Foundation* is a not-for-profit. Mozilla *Corporation* is a half-billion-dollar for-profit owned by the not-for-profit.

🤔

PS. Don’t forget to donate to Mozilla, they need money.

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Yes. The more people get vaccinated, the slower the spread will be and even those not yet vaccinated (children) will be more protected. Do your part. #GetVaccinated💉 ASAP.

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Just one more reason why we need decentralized social media platforms.

Ideas | I am Palestinian. Here’s how Israel silences us on social media. - Rest of World
restofworld.org/2021/palestine

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British locals have rejected American attempts to import racial segregation: told that they shouldn't allow African Americans to mix with whites, three pubs in Bamber Bridge have put up "Black troops only" signs.

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I took a nook tablet from 2011 with android 2.3 on it, and 2 days later it has android 7 via cyanogenmod. I hate you Barnes and Noble. 🤬 🤣

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“We live in a world where captains get arrested for saving people’s lives on the sea; where a person downloading scientific articles faces 35 years in jail; where people risk charges for bringing contraceptives to those who otherwise couldn’t get them. Folks are getting in trouble for giving food to the poor, medicine to the sick, water to the thirsty, shelter to the homeless.”

syllabus.pirate.care/

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But what if you really want to share a Coke with Palestine?

Well, you can… just add an exclamation mark to the end ;)

#CokeGate

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