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Banning Facial Recognition Isn’t Enough

Communities across the United States are starting to ban facial recognition technologies. In May of last year, San Francisco banned facial recognition; the neighboring city of Oakland soon followed, as did Somerville and Brookline in Massachusetts (a statewide ban may follow). In December, San...

Your Internet Provider Likely Juiced Its Official Speed Scores

The company pushed the Federal Communications Commission to omit unflattering data on its DSL internet service from the report, which assesses whether providers are delivering the speeds they advertise. AT&T also didn’t provide information the FCC needed to validate speeds on those custome...

The Pirate Bay is testing pirate streaming again

If you want to stream The Mandalorian but don't have a Disney+ subscription, there's a new, albeit illegal option: The Pirate Bay. A new green "play" button, or in some cases a "B" button, allows you to stream popular pirated streams on a new site called "BayStream," as spotted by TorrentFreak...