Sunday, May 27, 2018

Politics

Details of Yet More Foreign Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

In August of 2016, individuals representing business and political interests from Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower to discuss efforts to aid the campaign of his father for president. The meeting is the first indication that foreign efforts to interfere in the 2016 election extended […]

Mueller to End Obstruction Investigation by Sept, Giuliani Says

Special counsel Robert Mueller plans to end a portion of his Russia investigation by September 1, according to former New York City Mayor, and current member of President Trump’s legal team, Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani said Mueller is hoping to end the obstruction of justice aspect of his investigation by then because extending it further would […]

Technology

Civil Liberties Groups Push Amazon to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Software

The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter to the CEO of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, urging him to halt the sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies this week. The worry, according to the roughly forty civil liberties organizations that co-signed the letter, is that software is too easy to abuse. The software, […]