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Jeff Bezos Protests the Invasion of His Privacy, as Amazon Builds a Sprawling Surveillance State for Everyone Else

by #GlennGreenwald, #TheIntercept





THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER HAS engaged in #behavior so lowly and #unscrupulous that it created a seemingly impossible #... Show more...
 

Huawei finds itself in the crosshairs of Western security agencies


Theres nothing absurd about the idea that Huawei engages in espionage on behalf of China, as Polish counterintelligence indicates
Article word count: 1016

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18886394
Posted by NN88 (karma: 2135)
Post stats: Points: 80 - Comments: 56 - 2019-01-11T20:00:36Z

\#HackerNews #agencies #crosshairs #finds #huawei #... Show more...
 

Trump administration considering narrowing legal definition of Gender





The #Trump administration is weighing a change that would require individuals to #identify as #male or #female based on their #genitalia at #birth, tightening #... Show more...
 
Earlier, someone asked me why I don't believe in "#homeownership". Here is my answer.

I have three main #reasons that I don't believe in "home ownership": (1) #financial (2) #political (3) #lifestyle.

(1) Financial

We are sold the idea that "a #house is an #investment". However you must #borrow a huge amount of #money, usually s... Show more...
 

What Happens When a Pipeline Runs Afoul of Government Rules? Authorities Change the Rules.


A week ago, the federal government halted work on a massive pipeline project that runs from Northern West Virginia through Southern Virginia.

The government said it had no choice but to order work on the multibillion-dollar Mountain Valley Pipeline stopped after a federal appeals court ruled that two federal agencies had neglected to follow important environmental protections when they approved the project.

The court had found that the U.S. Forest Service had suddenly dropped — without any explanation — its longstanding concerns that soil erosion from the pipeline would harm rivers, streams and aquatic life. It also found that the Bureau of Land Management approved a new construction path through the Jefferson National Forest, ignoring rules that favor sticking to existing utility rights-of-way.

“American citizens understandably place their trust in the Forest Service to protect and preserve this country’s forests, and they deserve more t... Show more...
 
- #Pixel #perfect: These #modeling #agencies don't #hire #real #people


Brenn's first Instagram post shows her staring into the camera with light eyes that look just a bit too far apart. Her dark skin glows, her pursed lips glisten, and she wears her short, curly hair tousled just so.
https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/30/technology/digital-modeling-agency-cgi/index.html
 

Senator Asks US Agencies to Remove Flash from Government Websites


In a letter sent today, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden asked officials from three government agencies to come up with solutions and procedures that mandate the removal of Adobe Flash content from all US…
Article word count: 446

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17611772
Posted by parvenu74 (karma: 376)
Post stats: Points: 158 - Comments: 37 - 2018-07-25T18:51:32Z

\#HackerNews #agencies #asks #flash #... Show more...
 

#Media: US President totally failed at summit, selling us out to Russia

#Reagan flubs #ReykjavikSummit: At his big meeting, the President’s obsession with Star Wars allowed #Gorbachev to outmaneuver him on arms control.





To #RonaldReagan and his entourage, the #... Show more...
 

President Trump Bolsters CIO Oversight at Federal Agencies


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#agencies #bolsters #cio #federal #oannewsroom #oversight #president #trump
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President Trump Bolsters CIO Oversight at Federal Agencies
 

Senator Ernst: Respect Should Be Mutual Between Congress and Federal Agencies





#agencies #between #congress #ernst #federal #gop #iowa #jamescomey #joniernst #mutual #oannewsroom #respect #senator #should
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Senator Ernst: Respect Should Be Mutual Between Congress and Federal Agencies
 

U.S. Agencies Agree to Slash Approval Times for Infrastructure Projects



HN link: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16813655
Posted by gok (karma: 1947)
Post stats: Points: 139 - Comments: 31 - 2018-04-11T17:56:25Z

\#HackerNews #agencies #agree #approval #for #infrastructure #projects #slash #times
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U.S. Agencies Agree to Slash Approval Times for Infrastructure Projects

More than a dozen federal agencies agreed to slash the time needed for environmental reviews and permitting on major infrastructure projects, a cornerstone of President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan.
 
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