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Passengers walk by a security sign warning about a facial recognition area at the Suedkreuz train station in Berlin, Germany.(Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) The King County Council recently passed an ordinance that bans government use of facial recognition technology. That was fairly controversial within the council, but also with a group called the Information …

Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy reacts to Facebook ending its ban on posts suggesting coronavirus was ‘man-made.’ Facebook Vice President Nick Clegg on Sunday defended the two-year ban of former President Donald Trump and argued that to deal with issues of political speech, hatred and violence, lawmakers should look to pass regulations instead of breaking up …

Assault weapons have been banned in California since 1989, according to the ruling. The law has been updated several times since it was originally passed. “Like the Swiss Army Knife, the popular AR-15 rifle is a perfect combination of home defense weapon and homeland defense equipment,” Benitez said in the ruling. “Firearms deemed as ‘assault …

Facebook indefinitely suspended then-President Donald Trump’s accounts in January after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images Facebook indefinitely suspended then-President Donald Trump’s accounts in January after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Facebook was justified in …

An infection control hotel quarantine manager in Victoria has been stood down amid a damning report by The Australian they had been reported to authorities twice since March for breaching protocols. Minister for Government Services Danny Pearson, said that Matiu Bush, general manager of COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria’s Infection Prevention and Control, had been stood down …

Mr Morrison said his priority was keeping Australia safe from a third outbreak. He said while the biosecurity act was still in effect, the threat of Australians being fined or jailed would remain in place. “I think the likelihood of anything like that occurring is pretty much zero,” Mr Morrison said. “This is a measure …

By Mark Saunokonoko 03:24 Hundreds of containers packed with Australian table grapes are now backing up at ports in China, in what may be the latest multi-million-dollar trade salvo fired across Canberra’s bows from Beijing. Jeff Scott, chief executive of peak body the Australian Table Grape Association, told 9News.com.au the “abnormal” and “unforeseen” delays at …

Menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products at a store in San Francisco in 2018. U.S. health regulators announced a new effort Thursday to ban menthol cigarettes. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Chiu/AP Menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products at a store in San Francisco in 2018. U.S. health regulators announced a new effort …

Western Australia will need a high rate of testing for ongoing restrictions to lift further this weekend, Premier Mark McGowan has warned. Perth and the Peel region emerged from a snap three-day lockdown at midnight, but some restrictions remain. Mr McGowan said 8433 tests were conducted yesterday, making a total of 37,396 since Friday. However, …

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce believes that the U.S. government cannot ban bitcoin, stating that “it’s very difficult to ban something that’s essentially a peer-to-peer technology.” The commissioner is hopeful that with the new chairman who has deep knowledge of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, the SEC can take a fresh look at some of the reasons used …