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White House details $20B fund to ‘cyber modernize’ energy infrastructure – CNET,

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James Martin/CNET President Joe Biden’s administration has detailed how it will create a $20 billion fund for energy infrastructure across state, local and tribal governments to help them “cyber modernize” their systems. The $20 billion would be divided across cybersecurity, grid upgrades and clean electricity, a White House fact sheet said Tuesday. “Specifically, these modernization block grants will be tied …

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White House details $20B fund to ‘cyber modernize’ energy infrastructure – CNET,

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James Martin/CNET President Joe Biden’s administration has detailed how it will create a $20 billion fund for energy infrastructure across state, local and tribal governments to help them “cyber modernize” their systems. The $20 billion would be divided across cybersecurity, grid upgrades and clean electricity, a White House fact sheet said Tuesday. “Specifically, these modernization block grants will be tied …

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Top streamer says Twitch revoked her ability to run ads without warning,

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Twitch has removed the ability for Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa, one of the most popular streamers on its platform, to run ads on her videos — even though it’s unclear that she broke any of the site’s rules. Siragusa said in a tweet that it’s because her streams are “not advertiser friendly.” Siragusa is known for streaming herself chatting and gaming …

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Top streamer says Twitch revoked her ability to run ads without warning, Jacob Kastrenakes

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Amouranth during an ASMR stream. | Image: Amouranth / Twitch Twitch has removed the ability for Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa, one of the most popular streamers on its platform, to run ads on her videos — even though it’s unclear that she broke any of the site’s rules. Siragusa said in a tweet that it’s because her streams are “not advertiser …

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Google employees call for company to support Palestinians and protect anti-Zionist speech,

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A group of Jewish Google employees is calling on the company to increase its support of Palestinians amid Israel’s deadly bombing campaign in Gaza. The conflict started with Israel’s attempt to evict Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem, and escalated when militants fired rockets toward Jerusalem and Israel responded with airstrikes. In an internal letter, Google workers ask CEO …

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Google employees call for company to support Palestinians and protect anti-Zionist speech, Zoe Schiffer

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of Jewish Google employees is calling on the company to increase its support of Palestinians amid Israel’s deadly bombing campaign in Gaza. The conflict started with Israel’s attempt to evict Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem, and escalated when militants fired rockets toward Jerusalem and Israel responded with airstrikes. In …

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Amazon extends ban on police use of its facial recognition software ‘until further notice’,

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Amazon has extended its moratorium on law enforcement use of its facial recognition software “until further notice,” according to Reuters. The ban was set to expire in June. As early as 2018, Amazon employees had pushed Amazon to scale back the project, arguing that documented racial bias in facial recognition could exacerbate police violence against minorities. Amazon defended the project …

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Amazon extends ban on police use of its facial recognition software ‘until further notice’, Mitchell Clark

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has extended its moratorium on law enforcement use of its facial recognition software “until further notice,” according to Reuters. The ban was set to expire in June. As early as 2018, Amazon employees had pushed Amazon to scale back the project, arguing that documented racial bias in facial recognition could exacerbate police …