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Lawsuit: California Government Colluded with Twitter on Censorship

Twitter and the Democrat-run government of California are facing a lawsuit alleging that they colluded to suppress the First Amendment rights of Rogan O’Handley, a popular pro-Trump activist who was banned from the platform earlier this year. The complaint includes emails showing California officials directing Twitter to remove political commentary about the 2020 election from its platform.

Jack Dorsey testifies remotely

Report: China’s Infertility Rate Rising Faster than Expected

The South China Morning Post on Thursday quoted Chinese biologists, maternity doctors, and political advisers saying that Chinese infertility rates increased much faster than expected over the past decade, making it harder to pull out of the demographic crisis that was caused in part by China’s draconian “One Child Policy” population controls.

A couple pushes their child in a stroller between bicycles at a busy intersection in Beijing on June 2, 2021, days after China announced it would allow couples to have three children. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP) (Photo by GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images)

China Launches Campaign to Make Slave-Picked Cotton ‘Vogue’

Chinese cotton industry groups launched a campaign Thursday to “build a homegrown independent sustainable standard and certification system” to shirk condemnation from the systems that exist internationally in response to evidence of widespread use of slave labor to pick cotton in China.

Migrants work at a cotton factory on October 15, 2005 in Shihezi city of Xinjiang province, China. Attracted by the prospect of earning more, rural workers flow into the region to harvest the vast cotton fields. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Bokhari: Democrat Led Antitrust Bills Are a Massive Gamble

The antitrust subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee recently released five highly anticipated bills aimed at curbing the power of the Big Tech companies. The House is currently under the control of the Democrats, but these bills have been pitched as a bipartisan effort, led by subcommittee chairman Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and ranking member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO).

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 12: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) asks Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok a question on July 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Strzok testified before a joint committee hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees. While involved in the probe into Hillary Clinton's …

SEC Announces No Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency in 2021

Despite recent saber-rattling on the lack of “robust oversight” over cryptocurrency by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Gary Gensler, the Commission has no plans to regulate cryptocurrency in 2021, according to its recently published rulemaking list.

An image of Bitcoin and US currencies is displayed on a screen as delegates listen to a panel of speakers during the Interpol World Congress in Singapore on July 4, 2017. - The three-day conference on fostering innovation for future security challenges is taking place from July 4 to 6. …

Bloomberg: Tech Workers Happy to Take Pay Cut to Escape Democrat-Controlled Cities

A recent report from Bloomberg claims that tech workers at payment processor Stripe are opting to take a ten percent cut to their salary in order to work remotely full time. The goal for most of these workers is to move out of Democrat strongholds like New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area to live and work in more affordable and safer areas.

A pedestrian walks past tents and trash on a sidewalk in downtown Los Angeles on May 30, 2019. - The city of Los Angeles on May 29 agreed to allow homeless people on Skid Row to keep their property and not have it seized, providing the items are not bulky …

Peloton Bug Could Give Hackers Control of Exercise Equipment

Hackers with physical access to the popular Peloton Bike+ and Peloton Tread exercise equipment could reportedly gain root entry to the device’s tablet, allowing them to perform a number of remote attacks including taking over the exercise equipment’s web camera.

Woman riding Peloton bike