Opinion: Americans deserve a government that works for all of us — not just for the oil and gas industry – The Colorado Sun

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“As the government shutdown heads toward a second month, the Trump administration insists on pushing its reckless “energy dominance” agenda, continuing to process oil and gas permits while letting our national parks be pillaged.”

 

via Opinion: Americans deserve a government that works for all of us — not just for the oil and gas industry – The Colorado Sun

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Shoshana Zuboff discusses her new book, “Surveillance Capitalism” / Boing Boing

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“Ever since academic Shoshana Zuboff coined the term “Surveillance Capitalism” in 2015, it’s become a touchstone for the debate over commercial surveillance (we’ve cited it hundreds of times). This week, Zuboff published her (very thick) book on the subject, to excellent early notices; I haven’t read it yet, but it’s next on my list.”

 

 

via Shoshana Zuboff discusses her new book, “Surveillance Capitalism” / Boing Boing

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Unsealed court documents reveal that Facebook knew kids were being tricked into spending thousands of dollars on their parents’ credit cards / Boing Boing

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“When the case was settled, the court records were sealed, but thanks to legal action from Reveal, they are now in the public domain, and they paint a picture of a company whose internal staff raised multiple red flags about kids using their parents’ cards in this way, and whose concerns were brushed off in the name of profits.”

via Unsealed court documents reveal that Facebook knew kids were being tricked into spending thousands of dollars on their parents’ credit cards / Boing Boing

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Fox News Airs Graphic Suggesting Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died

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“Fox & Friends briefly aired a graphic Monday morning which erroneously suggested Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead.”

 

 

 

via Fox News Airs Graphic Suggesting Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died

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Thousands of immigration cases are on hold due to the government shutdown

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The budget impasse over Trump’s wall may create a crisis in the nation’s immigration courts. […and it looks like Trump found a way to get his ‘Immigration Ban’]

 

via Thousands of immigration cases are on hold due to the government shutdown

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‘To Catch a Predator’ Host Chris Hansen Accused of Issuing Bad Checks

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“Chris Hansen, the host of the show To Catch a Predator, is facing criminal charges for allegedly issuing several bad checks after making a $13,000 purchase from a Connecticut vendor, police announced Wednesday.”

 

via ‘To Catch a Predator’ Host Chris Hansen Accused of Issuing Bad Checks

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Dead newborn baby found in trash in Amazon warehouse restroom – Business Insider

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“A newborn baby was found dead in a trash can at an Amazon warehouse in Phoenix on Wednesday. Someone made the discovery inside a women’s restroom at the distribution center and called the police around 8:30 p.m. The baby was beyond resuscitation and confirmed dead when first responders arrived at the scene. The baby’s gender was not clear. Amazon declined to give further details to Business Insider on how the baby was found and who raised the alarm.”

via Dead newborn baby found in trash in Amazon warehouse restroom – Business Insider

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