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    19-year-old nude dancer sues Florida over law restricting age at adult entertainment businesses

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/florida-age-restriction-adult-entertainment-free-speech-lawsuit-rcna160328 19-year-old nude dancer sues Florida over law restricting age at adult entertainment businesses The law, aimed at preventing human trafficking, has forced businesses to fire adults...
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    Detroit Police Department agrees to new rules around facial recognition tech

    https://techcrunch.com/2024/06/29/detroit-police-department-agrees-to-new-rules-around-facial-recognition-tech/ Detroit Police Department agrees to new rules around facial recognition tech Anthony Ha 9:47 AM PDT • June 29, 2024 Image Credits: TechCrunch As part of a legal settlement, the...
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    Swedes take a new step in parental leave. Grandparents can now get paid to take care of grandkids[

    https://apnews.com/article/sweden-parental-leave-grandparents-stepparents-a2dc2a77530cf8f52a39bc8c830482ec Swedes take a new step in parental leave. Grandparents can now get paid to take care of grandkids FILE - Henrik Holgersson, right, watches his son, Arvid, center with hat, play with...
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    EU’s ‘Going Dark’ Expert Group Publishes 42-Point Surveillance Plan For Access To All Devices And Data At All Times

    https://www.techdirt.com/2024/06/26/eus-going-dark-expert-group-publishes-42-point-surveillance-plan-for-access-to-all-devices-and-data-at-all-times/ EU’s ‘Going Dark’ Expert Group Publishes 42-Point Surveillance Plan For Access To All Devices And Data At All Times (Mis)Uses of Technology...
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    Cars are becoming data harvesting nightmares

    https://tuta.com/blog/cars-have-terrible-privacy Cars are becoming data harvesting nightmares Privacy is driving off a cliff: with their digital push, vehicle manufacturers collect and sell an obscene amount of personal information. 2024-06-06 The automobile industry has discovered a great...
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    Age Verification Systems Will Be a Personal Identifiable Information Nightmare[

    https://cacm.acm.org/opinion/age-verification-systems-will-be-a-personal-identifiable-information-nightmare/ Age Verification Systems Will Be a Personal Identifiable Information Nightmare Online ID checking is insecure, bad for privacy, and will not help children. By Sarah Scheffler Posted...
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    Adult entertainment industry sues again over law requiring pornographic sites to verify users’ ages

    https://apnews.com/article/indiana-porn-website-age-verification-lawsuit-3ddd2503d49283f4ad70d5c38ac228cd Adult entertainment industry sues again over law requiring pornographic sites to verify users’ ages FILE - The Indiana Statehouse appears on May 5, 2017, in Indianapolis. An adult film...
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    Medical residents are increasingly avoiding states with abortion restrictions

    https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/16/health/medical-residents-abortion-restrictions-kff-health-news-partner/index.html Medical residents are increasingly avoiding states with abortion restrictions By Julie Rovner and Rachana Pradhan, KFF Health News 6 minute read Updated 1:28 PM EDT, Thu May 16...
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    Criminalizing prostitution leads to an increase in cases of rape, study finds

    https://www.psypost.org/criminalizing-prostitution-leads-to-an-increase-in-cases-of-rape-study-finds/ Criminalizing prostitution leads to an increase in cases of rape, study finds by Eric W. Dolan April 30, 2024 in Social Psychology (Photo credit: Adobe Stock) Stay on top of the latest...
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    Ron DeSantis Just Invited the Wrath of the Satanic Temple

    https://newrepublic.com/article/180860/desantis-florida-school-chaplain-law-satanic-temple-unconstitutional Adam Laats/ April 25, 2024 OH HEAVENS Ron DeSantis Just Invited the Wrath of the Satanic Temple The Florida governor signed a law allowing religious chaplains to counsel public school...
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    New paper from Norway: Banning smartphones in school

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    DeSantis tweaks Florida book challenge law, blames liberal activist who wanted Bible out of schools

    https://apnews.com/article/florida-ron-desantis-education-book-bans-65daf4420318a837487976c10bb75d86 DeSantis tweaks Florida book challenge law, blames liberal activist who wanted Bible out of schools FILE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis answers questions from the media, March 7, 2023, at the...
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    The MPA has big plans to crack down on movie piracy again

    https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/9/24125560/mpa-block-piracy-websites-cinemacon The MPA has big plans to crack down on movie piracy again The CEO of the Motion Picture Association says it’s going to work with lawmakers to restrict access to websites with pirated content. By Emma Roth, a news...
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    'Donald Trump did this': New Biden abortion ad features a woman who says she almost died because of the Texas ban

    https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2024-election/donald-trump-new-biden-abortion-ad-features-woman-says-almost-died-tex-rcna146869 2024 ELECTION 'Donald Trump did this': New Biden abortion ad features a woman who says she almost died because of the Texas ban The ad was released hours after Trump...
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    US prison system proposes total social media ban for inmates, sparking First Amendment concerns

    https://www.techspot.com/news/102477-us-prison-system-proposes-total-social-media-ban.html US prison system proposes total social media ban for inmates, sparking First Amendment concerns Activists call the proposal "archaic and so inhumane" By Rob Thubron April 2, 2024 at 9:18 AM 35 comments...
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    The tech industry can’t agree on what open-source AI means. That’s a problem.

    https://www.technologyreview.com/2024/03/25/1090111/tech-industry-open-source-ai-definition-problem/ The tech industry can’t agree on what open-source AI means. That’s a problem. The answer could determine who gets to shape the future of the technology. By Edd Gent archive page March 25, 2024...
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    EU publishes election security guidance for social media giants and others in scope of DSA

    https://techcrunch.com/2024/03/26/eu-election-security-guidance-for-vlops/ EU publishes election security guidance for social media giants and others in scope of DSA Natasha Lomas @riptari / 1:12 PM EDT•March 26, 2024 Image Credits: Boris Zhitkov / Getty Images The European Union published...
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    Revealed: a California city is training AI to spot homeless encampments

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2024/mar/25/san-jose-homelessness-ai-detection View image in fullscreen San Jose’s foray into automated surveillance of homelessness is the first of its kind in the country, experts say. Illustration: Guardian Design Artificial intelligence (AI)...
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    New bipartisan bill would require labeling of AI-generated videos and audio

    https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/new-bipartisan-bill-would-require-labeling-of-ai-generated-videos-and-audio New bipartisan bill would require labeling of AI-generated videos and audio Politics Mar 21, 2024 5:32 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House...
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    Democrats cite AI gains and automation in Senate bill calling for 32-hour workweek

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/14/ai-and-automation-justify-shorter-work-week-democrats-argue.html POLITICS Democrats cite AI gains and automation in Senate bill calling for 32-hour workweek PUBLISHED THU, MAR 14 20243:40 PM EDTUPDATED 15 MIN AGO Ryan Anastasio @RYAN_ANASTASIO KEY POINTS Sen...
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