Big Tech Is Appealing to Congress to Help Get Around California’s New Online Privacy Law

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Source:  The Intercept After California passed the most sweeping online privacy law in the nation this summer, big tech went back to the state legislature to weaken it. While that effort fizzled before the end of the state’s legislative session, a more insidious strategy emerged this week: going around California and appealing to Congress. Alastair Mactaggart, …

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‘Typhus zone’: Rats and trash infest Los Angeles’ skid row, fueling disease

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Source: NBC News People “illegally dumping, food being discarded, accumulation of blankets and pillows, and human waste,” are attracting the rats, a business advocate said. Wholesale fish distributors, produce warehouses and homeless encampments line Ceres Avenue downtown, creating perfect conditions for rats. Uneaten food is dumped on the street — a salad platter was recently …

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California, New Mexico sue Trump admin over methane rules rollback

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Source:  MSN California and New Mexico teamed up to file suit against the Trump administration Tuesday after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced that it was eliminating Obama-era rules intended to reduce energy companies’ methane emissions on Indian and tribal lands. In announcing the lawsuit to “set aside” the rules’ repeal, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra noted that …

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Force homeless people into institutions, Republican candidate for California governor says

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Source:  MSN Republican gubernatorial candidate Travis Allen says he’d build state-run institutions and force homeless people to live in them against their will, if necessary. “We need state-run mental institutions where people can actually go, (where) the indigent can go and get the help that they need,” Allen said at a housing forum last month. …

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Calif. GOP governor hopeful: Force homeless people into ‘mental institutions’

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Source:  MSN California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Travis Allen said that he would build state-run institutions where homeless people would be forced to live, according to The Sacramento Bee. Allen, who currently represents a conservative Orange County stronghold in the state Assembly, has said that tackling homelessness is too big an issue for cities and counties …

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