California's net neutrality law is a reality. Here's what it means.
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California’s net neutrality law is a reality. Here’s what it means.

Did you know California has its very own net neutrality law? It does! And, following a recent verdict in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, this law protecting internet users can finally be enforced, years after it was first signed.  Imagine a system where your internet …

Twitch won't air any more of Amazon's anti-union ads
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Twitch won’t air any more of Amazon’s anti-union ads

Ahead of March 29th, Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama have an important decision to make. They need to decide whether to unionize. And as you can imagine, the company they work for is doing everything in its power to convince them to vot… Continue Reading…

What is Rumble, Donald Trump Jr.’s new favorite online video platform?
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What is Rumble, Donald Trump Jr.’s new favorite online video platform?

While former president Donald Trump may no longer be posting after being banned from most major social media sites, his oldest son is testing the waters at one of the newest video conservative-friendly video platforms: Rumble. Last week, Donald Trump Jr. began posting daily videos to Rumble. It’s not just …

Biden will review tech supply chains to reduce dependence on China
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Biden will review tech supply chains to reduce dependence on China

The US is still heavily dependent on other countries for technology manufacturing (among other products), and President Biden is looking for ways to reduce that dependence. The LA Times has learned that Biden is ordering a review of US supply chains… Continue Reading…

Facebook bowed to demands from Turkey to block one of its military opponents
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Facebook bowed to demands from Turkey to block one of its military opponents

When Turkey launched its Afrin offensive in early 2018 to dislodge Kurdish minorities from Northern Syria, the country ordered Facebook to block the page of a prominent militia group in the area known as the People’s Protection Units or YPG. Forced t… Continue Reading…

On the Senate floor Ron Johson makes the bizarre claim that Capitol rioters were
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On the Senate floor Ron Johson makes the bizarre claim that Capitol rioters were “fake Trump supporters”

Ron Johnson is using his questioning time during the Capitol security hearing to promote a conspiracy theory that the January 6 insurrectionists weren’t actually Trump supporters, but were “provocateurs” and “fake Trump protesters” pic.twitter.com/t72QkHDbaG — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 23, 2021 During today’s Capitol security hearing, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) …

After Giuliani boasted of being elated about getting sued by Dominion for $1.3 billion, he spent a week dodging process server
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After Giuliani boasted of being elated about getting sued by Dominion for $1.3 billion, he spent a week dodging process server

Trump’s spurned lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, spent a week dodging process servers attempting to hand him paperwork for a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit filed against him by Dominion Voting Systems. From National Memo: “After not responding to requests to waive service, Mr. — Read the rest Continue Reading…

Google will lift its latest ban on political ads this Wednesday
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Google will lift its latest ban on political ads this Wednesday

Google will end its most recent ban on election-related ads on February 24th. In an email obtained by Axios, the company told advertisers it will start accepting all political ads on Wednesday, including those that reference specific elected official… Continue Reading…

Cory Doctorow on how the Democrats can avoid getting creamed in the 2022 elections
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Cory Doctorow on how the Democrats can avoid getting creamed in the 2022 elections

Besides stopping the gerrymandering, which allows undemocratic minorities to take control of local, state, and federal legislative bodies, Cory argues that Democrats must also make noticeable improvements to the lives of people who don’t vote because they are disillusioned by the government that never works for them. — Read the …

MyPillow guy says he is
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MyPillow guy says he is “very, very happy” happy that Dominion is suing him for $1.3 billion

Dominion is suing  Mike Lindell, the Trump-supporting founder of MyPillow, for defamation. The voting machine maker seeking more than $1.3 billion in damages against Lindell. From The Wall Street Journal: The complaint alleges that Mr. Lindell made false claims about the integrity of Dominion’s voting machines and that he knew …