Reading: With depressing predictability, FCC boss leaves office with a list of his deeds… and a giant middle finger to America

From With depressing predictability, FCC boss leaves office with a list of his deeds… and a giant middle finger to America I probably should have mentioned this before, but Pai’s leaving is a good occasion. Bullet lists are administrative faves because they appear to make factual claims. Just as he had done during his tenure,… Continue reading Reading: With depressing predictability, FCC boss leaves office with a list of his deeds… and a giant middle finger to America

Reading: Insurrectionists’ social media presence gives feds an easy way to ID them

From Insurrectionists’ social media presence gives feds an easy way to ID them It’s all about bragging rights. Back on December 22, The Washington Post reported that organizers planning to rally on January 6 were openly discussing the potential for violence on that day on multiple social media platforms, including Parler, Gab, and Telegram. Reporter… Continue reading Reading: Insurrectionists’ social media presence gives feds an easy way to ID them

Reading: ★ Facebook: Free as in Bullshit

From ★ Facebook: Free as in Bullshit Yay to John for unpacking fb’s arguments against privacy and for data collecion. Facebook’s argument is along the lines of arguing that the police shouldn’t crack down on burglaries because doing so might hurt pawn shops that have been thriving during a years-long crime spree. The information used… Continue reading Reading: ★ Facebook: Free as in Bullshit

Reading: Let’s check in now with the new California monolith… And it’s gone, torn down by a bunch of MAGA muppets

From Let’s check in now with the new California monolith… And it’s gone, torn down by a bunch of MAGA muppets This is why we can’t have nice things, El Reg version. California monolith gives maga boys green light to destroy. Poor-quality video filmed through a night-vision lens and taken from streaming site DLive, since… Continue reading Reading: Let’s check in now with the new California monolith… And it’s gone, torn down by a bunch of MAGA muppets

Reading: Republican leaders ask Michigan election board to delay certification of results, in latest GOP effort to cast doubt on the vote – The Washington Post

From Republican leaders ask Michigan election board to delay certification of results, in latest GOP effort to cast doubt on the vote – The Washington Post Michigan election audit doesn’t seem to be possible until after certification. Audits aren’t designed to smoke out fraud. “Not sure who needs to hear this, but under state law… Continue reading Reading: Republican leaders ask Michigan election board to delay certification of results, in latest GOP effort to cast doubt on the vote – The Washington Post

Reading: One does not simply shove elephants on a ballet shoe point and call it an acceptable measure of pressure

From One does not simply shove elephants on a ballet shoe point and call it an acceptable measure of pressure El Reg responds to standards upstarts. Reg Standards Bureau A bizarre American website has come up with a new way of measuring pressure by referring to the weight of elephants delivered through the area of… Continue reading Reading: One does not simply shove elephants on a ballet shoe point and call it an acceptable measure of pressure