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Privacy activist in California launches new ballot initiative for 2020 election

The California State Capital Museum, the home of the California State Legislature since 1869. (Nick Otto/For The Washington Post) The activist who spurred California to adopt the country’s first-ever consumer privacy law is readying for another battle: a new ballot initiative that would be even tougher on tech giants and other big businesses that collect …

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During A Police Raid, Russian Activist Uses Drone To Whisk Sensitive Data To Safety

from the video-or-it-didn’t-happen dept Drones have moved beyond the novelty stage, and are now capable of having a global impact. That was shown most dramatically by the recent drone attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia. The loss of production has caused the price of oil to spike, and fears about …

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Q&A: Climate activist Greta Thunberg on global strikes

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she’s overwhelmed by the success of Friday’s climate protests. But the 16-year-old who sparked the global movement said she was underwhelmed by the United States government’s approach to climate change. Thunberg spoke with The Associated Press as the climate events were underway. Responses have been edited for length …

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Greta Thunberg, teen climate activist, testifies before Congress

CLOSE Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept. 13) AP, AP WASHINGTON – Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate change activist from Sweden who traveled to America on a boat to reduce emissions, has …

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg protests outside White House

CLOSE Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump – listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28) AP, AP After calling out politicians for climate inaction on “The Daily Show” this week, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is protesting Friday outside the White House to demand the U.S. government …

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