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HQ2: Amazon’s $2.4 Billion Expansion Surrounded by Activist Backlash

Whether it’s gentrification through rising housing costs or corrupt government dealings, Amazon’s HQ2 has activists demanding answers.

Facebook Admits Failure to Stop Incitement of Violence on Their Platform in Myanmar

The recent news follows a series of reports criticizing the platform's handling of the crisis, from their removal of evidence of genocide to their inability to control messages inciting violence. 

VICE: Facebook Allowed Us to Buy Hoax Political Ads “Paid for by ISIS”

Looks like Facebook's new political advertising rules are off to a glorious start. 

Thousands Protest Google Executive Protection of Alleged Sexual Harassers

Yesterday morning, a group of more than 200 Google engineers successfully organized a global, company-wide “women’s walk” protest. 

Free Speech Site GAB Shutdown As FBI Investigate Pittsburgh Shooter’s Profile

Their page displays a message declaring the site is under threat by both “the mainstream media and the Silicon Valley Oligarchy” our site frequently reports on.

Houston Ban “Sex Robot Brothels” Despite Their Potential Benefits

Texas, the supposed home to the values of individual liberty and smaller government, just saw one of their largest cities enforce a ban on the first ever sex robot brothel to be introduced in the United States.

The Strange Dead Celebrity Hologram Industry and its Even Stranger Ethical Questions

Dead musicians once again on tour, lawsuits galore, and blurred lines of posthumous consent. Where to start?

Silicon Valley Tech Giants Remove Over 800 Anti-Establishment Media Accounts

The deleted pages are bipartisan in their beliefs and include Nation in Distress, Reverb Press, Reasonable People Unite, The Resistance, Right Wing News and Snowflakes, Filming Cops, as well as the Free Thought Project.

New Crowd-Control Device Vaporizes Human Skin

The Scalable Compact Ultra-short Pulse laser System is a plasma gun that may be used on political protestors. Here's the scoop.

Twitter Under Investigation for Tracking Users, Could Pay Millions for EU Violations

Twitter is suspected of “obtaining information when people click on links,” which “track people as they surf the web by leaving cookies in their browsers.”