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As David Letterman’s first Netflix guest, Barack Obama warns against the ‘bubble’ of social media
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 David Letterman seems to be taking the title of his new Netflix show very seriously: On the very first episode of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman, he’s joined by former U.S. President Barack Obama. Read More

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Twitter's fight against harassment kicks into a higher gear     – CNET
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The social network releases more details on how it will punish those engaging in abusive and hateful behavior.

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'Cards Against Humanity' Gives Out $1000 Checks
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An anonymous reader writes: In November “Cards Against Humanity” announced “a complicated holiday promotion” where people paid $15 for six surprises in December. (For the first surprise in the Cards Against Humanity Saves America promotion, “we purchased a plot of vacant land on the border and retained a law firm specializing in eminent domain to […]

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Judge rules against 84-year-old doctor who can’t use a computer
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Enlarge (credit: Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images) A New Hampshire state judge has dismissed a case brought by an elderly doctor who recently gave up her medical license following a handful of allegations against her. Among other accusations, Dr. Anna Konopka, 84, has refused to use a computer and participate in the state’s new law […]

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Hollywood Strikes Back Against Illegal Streaming Kodi Add-ons
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An anonymous reader shares a report: An anti-piracy alliance supported by many major US and UK movie studios, broadcasters and content providers has dealt a blow to the third-party Kodi add-on scene after it successfully forced a number of popular piracy-linked streaming tools offline. In what appears to be a coordinated crackdown, developers including jsergio123 […]

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Kim Dotcom settles case he filed against NZ police over “military-style raid”
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Enlarge / Kim Dotcom accompanied by his girlfriend Elizabeth-Donnelly appears in New Zealand’s High Court on August 29, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Dotcom and his law team are now challenging the extradition ruling against him. (credit: Dave Rowland/Getty Images) Kim Dotcom and his ex-wife, Mona Dotcom, have settled an ongoing civil lawsuit filed against […]

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“Fake” net neutrality comments at heart of lawsuit filed against FCC
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | designer491) The Federal Communications Commission has ignored a public records request for information that might shed light on the legitimacy of comments on Chairman Ajit Pai’s anti-net neutrality plan, according to a lawsuit filed against the FCC. Freelance writer Jason Prechtel filed a Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) request on […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Logitech For Delaying Warranty Claims, Hiding EOL
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An anonymous reader quotes BleepingComputer: A U.S. man has filed a lawsuit against Logitech, a Swiss-based manufacturer of electronic devices, on accusations that Logitech had intentionally delayed and tried to discourage warranty claims for defective products, falsely advertised products, and even hid an End-Of-Life (EOL) announcement from customers. The product at the heart of this […]

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Major Uber investor tells Benchmark: Drop your lawsuit against ex-CEO Kalanick
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Enlarge / Shervin Pishevar speaking at the 2016 TechCrunch conference in San Francisco. Pishevar wrote a letter to Uber’s board urging Benchmark Capital to drop its lawsuit against ex-CEO Travis Kalanick. (credit: Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch) Uber’s ex-CEO Travis Kalanick is under fire, but he’s hardly out of supporters. Kalanick, who resigned in […]

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