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FTC Announce Investigation into Predatory Loot Boxes in Video Games

Following years of grassroots consumer backlash to the predatory loot box system, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has finally agreed to investigate the online racket allowing adults and children to illegally gamble.

Tumblr Censoring Innocent Users Following Child Pornography Scandal

With Tumblr's new ban on all sexual content, one can only wonder if this infringes on freedom of expression, or if there's no place for this conversation in the realm of private business.

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host Over Homophobic Tweets

Kevin Hart refused to apologize, then got fired, then apologized.

Fallout 76: Bethesda Under Investigative Lawsuit for “Deceptive Trade Practices”

The company has come under fire not only for its supposedly unplayable game, but for its suspicious refund policy that seems to be an attempt to "game" the system. 

#ThotAudit: The Incel Troll Campaign Reporting Online Sex Workers to the IRS

On Sunday, a collection of incels and “ meninist ” activists took attention away from their complaining about women to tattle on sex workers to the IRS. 

School Won’t Punish Students for Nazi Salute in Prom Photo Because of The ‘First Amendment’

The school district says the First Amendment prevents them from punishing students who made a Nazi salute in prom photo.

Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnes Quits Group After FBI Labels It ‘Extremist’

Former Vice Media founder quits the "Proud Boys" group he formed after FBI classifies it as "extremist group."

Women’s March Demands Linda Sarsour, Key Organisers Resign for Anti-Semitism

The connection of some leading figures in the Women's March to Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam has finally become untenable for the organization. 

Giving Thanks for a Caravan of Pilgrims

The narrative surrounding Thanksgiving has always been a complicated one, but this year it seems especially so. 

FBI Classifies Far-Right ‘Proud Boys’ as White Nationalist ‘Extremist Group,’ New Docs Show

The far-right group has already been labeled a hate group by the SPLC and banned by Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter.

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