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Chelsea Manning will likely be in prison for another year, despite not being charged with a crime. She is being held in civil contempt for refusing to testify, and the judge has instituted the nearly unprecedented additional punishment of levying fines against her while they hold her in prison.
(Dell Cameron for Gizmodo)
Motherboard has looked through 1,400 pages of documents about Ring and how Amazon partners with police. Ring has teamed up with at least 225 police departments to expand the surveillance state.
(Caroline Haskins for Motherboard)
Facebook might owe billions in fines around facial recognition and is considering taking the case to the supreme court. Facebook violated the rights of millions of users by rolling out facial recognition on its platform, though of course they deny that any harm was done.
(Cory Doctorow for BoingBoing)
Ologies: Ludology (VIDEO GAMES) with Jane McGonigal
Host Alie Ward sits down with Jane McGonigal to talk about video games and how they can make us better as people and as a culture.
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Chrys Sills at DevOpsDays Baltimore 2019 delivers a talk on how to transform workplace culture.
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This newsletter compiled by Margaret Killjoy (@magpiekilljoy). Margaret is an author, activist, and musician based in Appalachia. Her most recent book series is the Danielle Cain novella series, which starts with The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion.
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