The Daily Populous

Sunday March 10th, 2019 evening edition

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In apparent surprise, he writes: “People increasingly also want to connect privately in the digital equivalent of the living room.”.

Read it carefully, and it’s impossible to escape the conclusion that if privacy is to be protected in any meaningful way, Facebook must be broken up.

It is all of these things—and many others—combined, and so it is none of them.

Facebook is a company that brought in more than $55 billion in advertising revenue last year, with a 45% profit margin.

Facebook has minted money because it has figured out how to commoditize privacy on a scale never before seen.

He says nothing of substance in his long essay about how he intends to keep his firm profitable in this supposed new era.

The photo illustration for this article originally included a logo for Snapchat alongside logos for Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp. »

Ethiopian Airlines: 'No survivors' on crashed Boeing 737

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The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya.

"At this stage, we cannot rule out anything," Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told reporters at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa.

Image copyright Ethiopian Airlines Image caption Ethiopian Airlines shared this image of CEO Tewolde Gebremariam at the crash site. »

Good grief: Victimized employees don't get a break

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Adding insult to injury, victims may even be seen by supervisors as worse employees, despite exemplary performance.

Bullies, on the other hand, may be given a pass if they are liked by their supervisor.

A study about this bias toward victim blaming was recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. »

Police: Man Arrested For Choking Driver Who Wouldn’t Stop Singing Christmas Carols – CBS Pittsburgh

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EAST DEER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man is behind bars at the Allegheny County Jail after accusations that he choked another man for singing Christmas songs.

The victim told the trooper Lucas reached around his seat while he was driving and began choking him.

The victim told the trooper he was singing Christmas songs, so the victim said Lucas tried to choke him to make him stop singing. »