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Pennsylvania court rules state’s gerrymandered congressional map unconstitutional

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the state’s congressional map and ordered lawmakers to redraw new, nonpartisan districts. If the Democratic governor doesn’t approve, the court may undertake the task. On Monday, five out of the seven justices on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled the state’s congressional map “clearly, plainly and palpably violates the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” ...

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YouTube tightens the rules around creator monetization and partnerships

In an effort to regain advertisers’ trust, Google is announcing what it says are “tough but necessary” changes to YouTube monetization. For one thing, it’s setting a higher bar for the YouTube Partner Program, which is what allows publishers to make money through advertising. Previously, they needed 10,000 total views to join the program. Starting today, channels also need to have ...

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The 4th dimension, but not as we know it: Scientists bend rules to catch glimpse of unknown

Two separate teams of scientists have bent the rules of physics to catch a glimpse of evidence on something which, technically, we shouldn’t be able to perceive: a fourth spatial dimension. Everyone is aware of our standard three dimensions of space and one dimension of time, but the two teams, one based in the US and the other in Europe, ...

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Spanish parents may spy on kids’ WhatsApp chats, court rules

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 05:38 A Spanish court has ruled that not only can parents legally monitor their children’s conversations on social media, but that in certain cases it should be considered their duty as legal guardians. A landmark case between two divorced parents concluded recently following appeal. The father was cleared of wrongdoing and breach of privacy laws ...

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US crackdown on Russian media negates rules of journalism & freedom of speech – Lavrov to RT

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 08:55 Edited time: 25 Dec, 2017 09:18 The US crackdown on RT and other Russian media outlets was a major blow for freedom of speech and a denial of the rules of journalism, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an exclusive interview. Speaking to RT on Monday, the top diplomat said the news channel has ...

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Instant karma! Why you should always obey rules on the London Underground (VIDEO)

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 10:31 Karma is not often caught on camera, but when it is, it really is something to behold. As this drunken reveler (and his crown jewels) know first-hand, rules are often made for a reason. Christmas party season inevitably encourages bad behavior on the London Underground, but when one alcohol-emboldened partygoer decided to break the ...

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Mistrial in Bundy case as prosecutors violate evidence rules

A mistrial has been declared in the case against rancher Cliven Bundy, his two sons and one co-defendant, after a judge claimed prosecutors violated evidence rules failing to deliver 3,300 pertinent documents on time. The case relates to an armed standoff in April 2014 between the Bureau of Land Management and the defendants. Las Vegas US District Judge Gloria Navarro ...

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EU court rules Uber is taxi service, not technology company

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 10:17 The European Union’s top court has ruled the ride-hailing firm Uber should be treated as a transportation service. The ruling pushes the company into the hands of European regulators, which it has previously managed to avoid. “The service provided by Uber connecting individuals with non-professional drivers is covered by services in the field of ...

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Twitter today starts enforcing new rules around violence and hate

Twitter today says it will begin to enforce new rules related to how it handles hateful conduct and abusive behavior taking place on its platform. The changes are a part of the company’s broader agenda to craft new policies focused on reducing the amount of abuse, hate speech, violence and harassment. Specifically, Twitter explains that in addition to threatening violence ...

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Crypto-crackdown: EU agrees on new rules to curb bitcoin anonymity

Published time: 16 Dec, 2017 10:08 Edited time: 16 Dec, 2017 10:11 The EU is targeting bitcoin anonymity, saying the measure is needed to tackle tax evasion and other crimes. Anonymity of the cryptocurrency holders is a built-in feature that the EU hopes to undermine. The new rules concerning cryptocurrency passed on Friday by the European Parliament and the European ...

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