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LAPD officers reportedly used facial recognition 30,000 times in the past decade, contradicting the department’s previous denials

Summary List Placement   The Los Angeles Police Department has on numerous occasions over the years downplayed its use of facial recognition technology, publicly claimed that the department doesn’t use it at all, and denied the existence of related documents that, if they exist, the public is legally entitled to see. But new records obtained […]

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YouTube told content moderators to ‘trust in God’ and and take ‘illegal drugs,’ says a former moderator who sued the company after she developed PTSD symptoms and depression on the job

Summary List Placement A former YouTube moderator is suing the company over allegations that it violated California law by failing to provide a safe workplace and protect moderators’ mental health, which she said caused her to develop “severe psychological trauma including depression and symptoms associated with anxiety and PTSD.” In a proposed class-action lawsuit filed […]

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Trump falsely claims that for young people COVID-19 ‘affects virtually nobody,’ though in March he told Bob Woodward ‘plenty of young people’ are impacted by the virus

Summary List Placement   “It affects virtually nobody,” Trump says of the coronavirus, which has now killed 200,000 Americans and counting pic.twitter.com/qHrZvUWNhX — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 22, 2020   SEE ALSO: ‘I still like playing it down’: Trump told a veteran journalist he ‘always’ downplayed the threat of COVID-19 to avoid causing ‘panic’ Join the […]