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Bipartisan bill seeks to reform a law that allows spy agencies to surveil US citizens

[ad_1] On Tuesday, a bipartisan group in Congress proposed legislation to rein in a controversial loophole in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that provisions U.S. spy agencies with a legal loophole to conduct warrantless surveillance on American citizens. The bill, co-sponsored by Senate privacy hawk Ron Wyden, big government skeptic Rand Paul and 11 […]

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Palmer Luckey’s new defense company Anduril looks interested in AR and VR on the battlefield

[ad_1] Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual reality pedigree to “real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers,” among other defense-centric specialties. As California records show, the company was incorporated in June […]

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Extracting bias at TechCrunch [Internal]

[ad_1] Attn: TechCrunch editorial In light of the new New York Times social media guidelines, we at TechCrunch are issuing our own set of social media restrictions resources. Our new guidelines underscore TechCrunch’s pathological obsession with social platforms, but also call for our reporters to proceed with the utmost caution, expressing none of their rampant pre-existing […]