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Chinese Citizens With Bad 'Social Credit' to Be Blocked From Taking Planes and Trains

Source: GizmodoChina’s terrifying “social credit” system isn’t planned to be fully implemented until 2020, but we’re already seeing facets of it being put in place. In May, people who have committed...

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Blackberry Accuses Facebook of Patent Infringement, Seeks Injunction That Could Shut It Down

Source: GizmodoAfter allegedly trying to hold discussions with Facebook for the past “several years,” BlackBerry finally decided to take Facebook to court today, filing a patent infringement lawsuit...

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Florida residents could soon get the power to alter science classes

Source: NaturePolicymakers in the United States are pushing to give the public more power to influence what educators teach students. Last week, Florida’s legislature started considering two related...

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U.S. diplomats in Cuba have unusual brain syndrome, but there’s no proof they were attacked, study says

Source: Science MagazineU.S. diplomats who fell ill in Cuba are victims of a new neurological syndrome, according to brain researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). But the team was...

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A first: New York will offer free tuition at all four-year state colleges for qualifying families

Source: CS MonitorAPRIL 10, 2017 —On Sunday, the New York State Senate passed a budget that includes a $163-million initiative to offer free tuition at public colleges and universities to students...

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Under Investigation by FCC’s Inspector General

Source: The WrapFCC Chairman Ajit Pai is under investigation by the FCC’s own inspector general.Investigator general David L. Hunt is looking into whether Pai spearheaded a rules change last year in...

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F.C.C. Watchdog Looks Into Changes That Benefited Sinclair

Source: New York Times WASHINGTON — Last April, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, led the charge for his agency to approve rules allowing television broadcasters to...

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Online Security Guide for Journalists

Source: ProtonWhether you cover the CIA or city hall, journalism is as much about keeping secrets as exposing them. We created this online security guide to help democracy’s defenders defend...

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