‘Hey Siri, I’m getting pulled over’: iPhone feature will record police interaction, send location FOX 29 News Philadelphia
A flood of coronavirus apps are tracking us. Now it’s time to keep track of them.MIT Technology Review
Military overreach, excessive spending and taxation, the rise of Christianity: many explanations for . Was a pandemic to BlamE?
Tip 1: Posturing
It’s not exactly trash-talking your opponent before a bout, but since late 2019, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been giving a consistent message that it is focusing greater attention on SMEs and high-wealth individuals. So take notice.
IRS says it bought in to location database for millions of US cellphones to track tax crime suspects Boing Boing. Not sure how cellphone data would help track the really wealthy….
A tale of two cybers – how threat reporting by cybersecurity firms systematically underrepresents threats to civil society Journal of Information Technology and Politics
We Need Better Masks Harvard Business Review. So make a market with a universal masking requirement.
Californians must wear masks outside home under new state order San Francisco Chronicle
The Atlantic – “Enormous differences separate today’s protest movements from those of the 1960s. But they may ultimately prove united by the magnitude of the change they impose… Today’s long wave of protest shares one other quality with its predecessor: It has changed popular culture and the contours of public opinion more quickly than it has public policy or the nation’s electoral landscape. Now, as then, an electoral system that favors older generations—through structural imbalances that favor rural states with older and less diverse voters—is responding slowly to calls for change from younger Americans.
Pseudo-materialism and class identityCarl Beijer
Poorest seniors shut out of California’s coronavirus meal program Los Angeles Times
Socialism and the Argument against Race Reductionism Adloph Reed, New Labor Forum