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The 100 million dollar lawsuit that should void Big Tech’s CDA immunity

The story Fyk is telling, in this case, goes beyond the question of whether Facebook is a publisher or a platform, which has been the subject of a lot of talk lately. The argument Fyk is making is that Facebook acted as a “Developer of information,” thus making Facebook an “internet content provider” by legal definition under Section 230(f)(3), and that Facebook is pretty much competing with its own users and there is zero legal immunity for that.

The argument of publisher vs platform is a publisher can be held liable for things published on their site, while a platform gets immunity.

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Trump warns he will punish San Francisco with EPA violations over homeless population waste

Donald Trump is warning that he’ll hit San Francisco with EPA violations because the city’s burgeoning homelessness population is overwhelming drains with waste and sending trash – including dirty needles – into the ocean.

The president said the Environmental Protection Agency will be ‘putting out a notice’ of violations in San Francisco soon, while speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One Wednesday evening.

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Doomsdays that didn’t happen; decades of dire climate predictions

The dire predictions, often repeated in the media, warned of a variety of impending disasters – famine, drought, an ice age, and even disappearing nations – if the world failed to act on climate change.

An Associated Press headline from 1989 read “Rising seas could obliterate nations: U.N. officials.” The article detailed a U.N. environmental official warning that entire nations would be eliminated if the world failed to reverse warming by 2000.

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American Airlines mechanic accused of terrorism ties

A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies in denying bail for a mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley imposed pretrial detention for 60-year-old Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani at Wednesday’s hearing.

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Democrat donor Ed Buck arrested after 3rd man’s overdose, charged with operating a drug house

Buck is known as an animal-rights and LGBTQ activist who has donated to Democratic politicians and once ran for West Hollywood City Council. But past incidents strikingly similar to Wednesday’s overdose have put Buck at the center of investigations. This most recent incident marks the third known time a man suffered a methamphetamine overdose at Buck’s West Hollywood apartment. The previous two victims did not survive.

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