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Leaked Documents Reveal What TikTok Shares with Authorities — in the U.S.

https://theintercept.com/2020/08/10/blueleaks-tiktok-law-enforcement-privacy/

What data TikTok shares with us gov't is less compared to what facebook shares with us gov't. Seems all foreign gov't should ban facebook. facebook is like the surveillance gateway for usa gov't.

#TikTok #data #us #privacy #technology #news #unitedstates #lawenforcement #facebook #security #surveillance
 

Prosecutors charge three with threatening women in R Kelly case


Three men have been charged with threatening and intimidating women who have accused R&B singer R Kelly of abuse.
Prosecutors charge three with threatening women in R Kelly case
#UnitedStates #Crime #Sexualassault #US&Canada
 

Portland protesters tear gassed as DHS head calls them 'violent'


Federal forces have hospitalised and 'kidnapped' protesters, whom DHS head Chad Wolf called 'violent anarchists'.
Portland protesters tear gassed as DHS head calls them 'violent'
#BlackLivesMatterprotests #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

Biden faces party pressure as running mate search continues


Biden is expected to choose a candidate for vice president from a shortlist of women by early August.
Biden faces party pressure as running mate search continues
#UnitedStates #US&Canada #USElections2020 #JoeBiden
 

US voter suppression: Analysts say African Americans targeted


Across the US, The Sentencing Project says about six million convicted felons cannot vote due to various state laws.
US voter suppression: Analysts say African Americans targeted
#US&Canada #UnitedStates
 

US crime: Increase in violence across several cities


Most of the violence happens in predominantly Black neighbourhoods across the US.
US crime: Increase in violence across several cities
#US&Canada #UnitedStates
 

Georgia governor sues Atlanta officials over face mask mandate


Republican Brian Kemp seeking to overturn order that requires Atlanta residents to wear masks in public amid COVID-19.
Georgia governor sues Atlanta officials over face mask mandate
#UnitedStates #Coronaviruspandemic #US&Canada
 

The weight and pressure of American racism


For Black and Indigenous people and other persons of colour, the backbreaking weight of American racism is inescapable.

For Black and Indigenous people and other persons of colour, the backbreaking weight of American racism is inescapable.
The weight and pressure of American racism
#Racism #UnitedStates #BlackLivesMatterprotests
 

US: EU mission not doing enough to halt arms shipments to Libya


US diplomat shares Turkey criticism Irini is biased, says it fails to stop embargo violations by Egypt, UAE and Russia.
US: EU mission not doing enough to halt arms shipments to Libya
#MiddleEast #Libya #UnitedStates #Africa
 

Analysis: Trump's push to reopen the US economy backfires


Behind Biden in public opinion polls, Trump is in a 'precarious' political position as 2020 re-election campaign begins.
Analysis: Trump's push to reopen the US economy backfires
#UnitedStates #DonaldTrump #USElections2020 #JoeBiden
 

Most Americans think it is unsafe to reopen schools: Poll


Just 26 percent of American adults said they thought it was safe for schools in their community to bring students back.
Most Americans think it is unsafe to reopen schools: Poll
#UnitedStates #Coronaviruspandemic #Schools #PublicSchools #US&Canada
 

North American borders to be closed through August 21


Restrictions do not apply to travelers who are getting to work, for family care, educational or humanitarian reasons.
North American borders to be closed through August 21
#US&Canada #UnitedStates #Mexico #Canada #US-Mexicoborder
 

Wisconsin police officer who killed 3 people in 5 years suspended


Activists and lawyers have called for the officer to be fired. Local authorities are investigating the latest death.
Wisconsin police officer who killed 3 people in 5 years suspended
#UnitedStates #Police #BlackLivesMatterprotests #US&Canada
 

Supreme Court leaves voting rights of some Floridians in limbo


The court did not overturn a lower court's halt on voters convicted of felonies who had not paid off related fees.
Supreme Court leaves voting rights of some Floridians in limbo
#UnitedStates #US&Canada #USElections2020
 

US mayor of Providence, RI launches reparations process


The city's mayor said it is the first step in addressing racism, slavery and the mistreatment of Native Americans.
US mayor of Providence, RI launches reparations process
#UnitedStates #US&Canada #Racism #BlackLivesMatterprotests
 

FBI joins hunt for Twitter hackers who hijacked eminent accounts


Top legislators on Capitol Hill told Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to brief committee staff members on the hack by next week.
FBI joins hunt for Twitter hackers who hijacked eminent accounts
#Socialmedia #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

New York prosecutor warns against Trump tax return delays


The Supreme Court last week ruled that the Manhattan District Attorney could subpoena Trump's financial records.
New York prosecutor warns against Trump tax return delays
#DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

Arrests made on fourth day of Detroit summer school protests


A group has been protesting against the programme, saying officials are putting people at risk, 11 have been arrested.
Arrests made on fourth day of Detroit summer school protests
#UnitedStates #Coronaviruspandemic #US&Canada #PublicSchools
 

Kids released by ICE could be separated from parents on Friday


More than 100 children set to be released by July 17, but a federal judge will rule on their parents release next week.
Kids released by ICE could be separated from parents on Friday
#UnitedStates #Immigration #DonaldTrump #US&Canada
 

US airline industry nosedives amid COVID-19 crisis


Airlines were given a bailout worth $25bn in exchange for an agreement to not lay off workers, but that deal ends in September and one airline has already announced massive cuts.
US airline industry nosedives amid COVID-19 crisis
#US&Canada #UnitedStates #Business&Economy
 

Twitter hacking: What we know so far


Hackers broke into high-profile accounts apparently to lure people into sending money to an anonymous bitcoin account.
Twitter hacking: What we know so far
#Science&Technology #UnitedStates #Twitter #Socialmedia #Security
 

Republican national convention in Florida to restrict crowd size


Republicans had already moved the event from North Carolina to Florida to avoid coronavirus restrictions on gatherings.
Republican national convention in Florida to restrict crowd size
#UnitedStates #US&Canada #DonaldTrump #USElections2020
 

UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials


Britain’s National Cybersecurity Centre made the announcement, which was coordinated with the US and Canada.
UK, US, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials
#UnitedStates #Coronaviruspandemic #US&Canada #Canada #UnitedKingdom #Security #Science&Technology
 

Coronavirus could cause US to lose Iraqi Kurdish region to China


Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, China has been working to expand its influence over the KRG through medical aid.
Coronavirus could cause US to lose Iraqi Kurdish region to China
#Kurds #China #UnitedStates #Iraq #MiddleEast
 

US federal government executes second prisoner in 17 years


The execution came after legal claims over the mental fitness of the condemned were denied by the Supreme Court.
US federal government executes second prisoner in 17 years
#UnitedStates #Deathpenalty #US&Canada
 

Filipino Nurses: New York's Frontliners


We explore the challenges facing immigrant Filipino nurses on the front lines of New York's battle against COVID-19.
Filipino Nurses: New York's Frontliners
#Coronaviruspandemic #Health #UnitedStates #Philippines #Migrants
 

Woodrow Wilson's racist legacy and decolonising modern sanctions


Wilson was not only an avowed racist, but also an architect of a sanctions regime that continues to kill to this day.
Woodrow Wilson's racist legacy and decolonising modern sanctions
#UnitedStates #Racism #Colonialism #History
 

EU's top court invalidates data-sharing pact with US


The ruling could require EU regulators to vet any new transfers due to concerns that the US can snoop on people's data.
EU's top court invalidates data-sharing pact with US
#Europe #EuropeanUnion #Science&Technology #Law #UnitedStates #Privacy&Surveillance #Privacy #Data #Business&Economy
 

Is the world's economy heading towards a decade of depression?


Economist Nouriel Roubini offers dire predictions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Is the world's economy heading towards a decade of depression?
#Coronaviruspandemic #Business&Economy #FinancialMarkets #UnitedStates #Poverty
 

Trump replaces campaign manager as Biden expands lead in polls


Latest national Quinnipiac University poll shows Democrat candidate running 15 percentage points ahead of Donald Trump.
Trump replaces campaign manager as Biden expands lead in polls
#US&Canada #UnitedStates
 

Biden, Kardashian, other Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam


Twitter says hackers gained access to its internal systems and took control of high-profile accounts to solicit bitcoin.
Biden, Kardashian, other Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam
#Twitter #Business&Economy #US&Canada #UnitedStates
 

Deaths of migrant children in US custody could have been averted


Guatemalan migrants Felipe Gomez Alonzo, 8, and Jakelin Caal, 7, died in 2018 after being detained by US border patrol.
Deaths of migrant children in US custody could have been averted
#Migrants #UnitedStates #US-Mexicoborder #US&Canada
 

Wave of high-profile Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam


Some of the tweets were swiftly deleted but there appeared to be a struggle to regain control of the accounts.
Wave of high-profile Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam
#Socialmedia #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

'I'm not a bad guy': Police video captures distraught Floyd


The video captures an apparent lack of urgency to render aid to Floyd for long minutes after he stopped moving.
'I'm not a bad guy': Police video captures distraught Floyd
#UnitedStates #GeorgeFloydprotests #BlackLivesMatterprotests #Racism #Police #US&Canada
 

US officials level terror charges against MS-13 gang leader


Indictment marks the first time officials have brought terrorism charges against a member of the notorious gang.
US officials level terror charges against MS-13 gang leader
#Gangviolence #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

NY police injured in clash with protesters on Brooklyn Bridge


At least four officers were hurt including the chief of department, and 37 people were arrested after fight.
NY police injured in clash with protesters on Brooklyn Bridge
#UnitedStates #BlackLivesMatterprotests #US&Canada
 

US Senate committee to vote on bill banning TikTok


The bill would ban federal employees from using the social media app TikTok on government-issued devices.
US Senate committee to vote on bill banning TikTok
#UnitedStates #Socialmedia #US&Canada #China
 

George Floyd family files lawsuit against Minneapolis, officers


Lawyers seek an amount to be determined by a jury, hope it will be so costly as to stop future killings by police.
George Floyd family files lawsuit against Minneapolis, officers
#UnitedStates #GeorgeFloydprotests #BlackLivesMatterprotests #US&Canada
 

Tanker sought by US over Iran sanctions was 'hijacked'


Satellite photos showed Dominica-flagged vessel in Iranian waters on Tuesday.
Tanker sought by US over Iran sanctions was 'hijacked'
#Iran #UnitedStates #UnitedArabEmirates #US-Iranescalation
 

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward


Florida surpassed 300,000 total positive cases and 4,521 according to the latest tally.
Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward
#UnitedStates #Coronaviruspandemic #US&Canada #Health
 

From neoliberalism to necrocapitalism in 20 years


The focus on the ills of neoliberalism is misplaced. The problem we face today is far more sinister.
From neoliberalism to necrocapitalism in 20 years
#US&Canada #UnitedStates #Europe
 

Trump lawyers plan further attempts to block tax records release


New poll suggests many in US are concerned about Trump's finances and potential conflicts with his business.
Trump lawyers plan further attempts to block tax records release
#DonaldTrump #UnitedStates #US&Canada
 

George Floyd death: Body cam footage could reveal more


A judge ruled the public may view the police footage by appointment, a move critics say is equal to keeping it sealed.
George Floyd death: Body cam footage could reveal more
#UnitedStates #GeorgeFloydprotests #BlackLivesMatterprotests #US&Canada
 

LA teachers demand better technology ahead of remote school year


Teachers are demanding better connectivity, equipment and tech support, especially for lower-income students.
LA teachers demand better technology ahead of remote school year
#UnitedStates #Education #Coronaviruspandemic #Science&Technology #PublicSchools #Schools #US&Canada
 

Trump makes u-turn on international students with online courses


In the face of widespread opposition, Trump administration backs down on plans to withdraw the visas of international students whose studies were moved entirely online.
Trump makes u-turn on international students with online courses
#US&Canada #UnitedStates #Education
 

US court blocks execution amid claims of mental incompetence


The order blocks two further planned executions which the Trump administration heralds as a return to law and order.
US court blocks execution amid claims of mental incompetence
#UnitedStates #Deathpenalty #US&Canada
 

Jeff Sessions loses Republican primary, says he has 'no regrets'


Sessions said Trump's agenda was still the path for Republican victory as the president celebrated his loss.
Jeff Sessions loses Republican primary, says he has 'no regrets'
#UnitedStates #TrumpImpeachment #US&Canada
 

Trump says 'more white people' killed by police than Black people


US president downplays police violence against Black people during TV interview, defends police departments.
Trump says 'more white people' killed by police than Black people
#Racism #DonaldTrump #US&Canada #BlackLivesMatterprotests #UnitedStates
 

New York Times to relocate part of Hong Kong office to Seoul


The Times cites uncertainty about Hong Kong security law as well as difficulties in securing visas for its journalists.
New York Times to relocate part of Hong Kong office to Seoul
#Media #AsiaPacific #US&Canada #China #HongKong #UnitedStates
 

Population in more than 20 countries to halve by 2100: Study


The earth will be home to 8.8 billion people in 2100, two billion fewer than current UN projections, says Lancet study.
Population in more than 20 countries to halve by 2100: Study
#Population #Europe #Africa #Asia #UnitedStates #Environment
 
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