This Fake Ikea Manual Explains the A$AP Rocky Case So Even Donald Trump Can Understand It – Adweek

  A pair of Swedish creatives are poking fun at Donald Trump’s involvement in rapper A$AP Rocky’s legal troubles with an Ikea-inspired manual that gives tongue-in-cheek instructions to the commander-in-chief. If you haven’t been keeping up with the case, here’s what happened: During a tour stop in Stockholm earlier this summer, the rapper—real name Rakim […]

No, Section 230 Does Not Require Platforms to Be “Neutral” | Electronic Frontier Foundation

One jaw-dropping moment during the Senate’s hearing on Tuesday came when Sen. Ted Cruz asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Does Facebook consider itself a neutral public forum?” Unsatisfied by Zuckerberg’s response that Facebook is a “platform for all ideas,” Sen. Cruz continued, “Are you a First Amendment speaker expressing your views, or are you a […]

This nation shouldn’t exist

They strung up the guilty and, in the interest of prevention, a robust percentage of the innocent Subscribe now ICE is going to get him? the judge asked before ordering the court’s recording device to be turned off. It was March 2018 and one of old uncle Donnie’s hernia dads from the racism squad was […]

One Man’s Obsessive Fight to Reclaim His Cambridge Analytica Data | WIRED

It’s 8 on a Wednesday morning in January, and David Carroll’s Brooklyn apartment, a sunny, wood-beamed beauty converted from an old sandpaper factory, is buzzing. His 10-year-old daughter, dressed in polka-dot pants, dips out the front door and off to school, Jansport backpack slung over her shoulders. His 5-year-old son darts into the living room […]

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Attacked, Police Investigating Possible Hate Crime | Hollywood Reporter

Rachel Luna/Getty Images At some point during the attack, one of the suspects wrapped a rope around the actor’s neck. Empire star Jussie Smollett was attacked early Tuesday morning in what Chicago police are calling a possible hate crime, authorities confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The 36-year-old actor was exiting a restaurant in the 300 […]

The FBI Says Its Photo Analysis Is Scientific Evidence.… — ProPublica

At the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, a team of about a half-dozen technicians analyzes pictures down to their pixels, trying to determine if the faces, hands, clothes or cars of suspects match images collected by investigators from cameras at crime scenes. The unit specializes in visual evidence and facial identification, and its examiners can […]

NYT Article About White Nationalism Is Deeply Flawed

Police line up in front of counter-protesters at a far right rally in Portland, OR, in August. Photo: Getty White nationalism is resurgent in the streets of America. It’s driving federal policy in the Trump administration. It’s leading to the murders of people like Heather Heyer in Charlottesville. White supremacists are gunning people down in […]