Category Archives: Current Events

If you want help from Equifax, there are strings attached

Equifax isn’t promising help fixing your credit: Equifax will agree only to monitor your credit, not help you fix any problems arising from the hack. “We do not offer, provide, or furnish any products, or any advice, counseling, or assistance, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events | Tagged | Comments Off

YouTube AI deletes war crime videos as ‘extremist material’

YouTube is facing criticism after a new artificial intelligence program monitoring “extremist” content began flagging and removing masses of videos and blocking channels that document war crimes in the Middle East. via YouTube AI deletes war crime videos as ‘extremist … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events | Tagged | Comments Off

Is Trump Now a Subject of the Mueller Investigation?

The irony in all of this is that Trump’s actions may very likely have caused him to personally come under investigation. via Is Trump Now a Subject of the Mueller Investigation? | The New Yorker.

Posted in Current Events | Tagged | Comments Off

Chicago airport police attack passenger on Republic Airlines plane

Major airlines like United want to keep their contractors financially dependent, but don’t want to take on the costs of operating feeder flights with their own higher-paid employees. Contracting out these flights enables airlines to evade their union contracts and … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events | Tagged | Comments Off

‘Extreme vetting’ would require visitors to US to share contacts and passwords

This could require people to hand over their phones so officials can study their stored contacts and possibly other information. The aim is to “figure out who you are communicating with”, a senior Department of Homeland Security official was quoted … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events | Tagged , | Comments Off