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Australian State’s Proposed Ag-Gag Law Threatens General Right To Protest, Critics Warn

from the watch-out-mushy-headed-vegans dept Ag-gag laws usually claim to be about protecting farmers from animal activists. But trespass laws already do that quite effectively. In reality, ag-gag laws are mostly about preventing activists from gathering photographic evidence of the poor conditions in which animals are kept on some farms. Techdirt has written a number of …

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The Technology 202: Lawmakers warn about threat of political deepfakes by creating one

Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.).  Ctrl + N Rep. Michael Waltz called for Navy to beat Army in this year’s football game. That’s essentially treason for a former Army Green Beret. And it’s not something he’d ever say in real life: The statement came from a newly released political deepfake — a video doctored with artificial intelligence.  Waltz …

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Uber, Lyft warn they’ll take the fight over drivers’ status to California voters

In the face of a looming deadline, Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are throwing new weight and tens of millions of dollars behind their fight to keep treating drivers as independent contractors in California. The ride-hailing companies said Thursday they will commit $60 million to fund a statewide initiative aimed at the 2020 ballot …

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Experts warn public not to attach guns, bombs or fireworks to their drones

While drones were previously only owned by professional filmographers, they’re now popular devices amongst the general public. If you own a drone, you might be tempted to spruce it up with additional items, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned against this. In a new update , the FAA has warned that it’s illegal …

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Oh Yeon Seo’s label also steps up to warn against rumors connecting her to Jung Joon Young’s hidden camera footage

Actress Oh Yeon Seo‘s label Celltrion Entertainment has also stepped up to warn legal action against the ongoing malicious rumors, currently pointing fingers at various female celebrities as the “victims” involved in Jung Joon Young‘s hidden camera footage scandal.  Oh Yeon Seo’s label stated, “The rumors currently being spread regarding our label actress are completely false, …

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