The Daily Populous

Saturday October 19th, 2019 day edition

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The state department has completed its years-long internal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email and found “no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information”.

The investigation, launched more than three years ago, did find violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action.

Russians tried to hack Clinton server on day Trump urged email search Read more.

The investigation covered 33,000 emails that Clinton turned over for review after her use of the private email account became public.

The department began the review in 2016 after declaring 22 emails from Clinton’s private server to be “top secret”.

Clinton was then running for president against Donald Trump, and Trump made the server a major focus of his campaign.

Clinton has frequently lampooned the Republicans’ ongoing obsession with her email controversy (“lock her up” is still a popular chant at Trump rallies). »

Pixel 4 Face Unlock Works If You're Asleep (or Not Alive)

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The problem was first noticed by technology reporter Chris Fox, who tweeted that the Pixel 4 he was using could unlock even if his eyes were closed.

He wrote his findings up for the BBC and included the video below as proof of what he found.

Google does mention on its face unlock support page for the Pixel 4 that the feature works with closed eyes, but even with this warning users are still at risk. »

California Governor Signs Bill Banning Facial Recognition Tech Use By State's Law Enforcement Agencies

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California Governor Signs Bill Banning Facial Recognition Tech Use By State's Law Enforcement Agencies.

from the coastal-elite-cops-now-complaining-about-coastal-elites dept. California has become the first state in the US to ban facial recognition tech use by local cops.

The ban blocks the use of facial recognition tech by state law enforcement until the end of 2022. »

'I'm not going to reconsider': Toronto's top librarian refuses to bar speaker critical of transgender rights | CBC Radio

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As It Happens host Carol Off spoke to Vickery Bowles, city librarian for the Toronto Public Library, about the decision.

Meghan Murphy runs the website Feminist Current and says transgender women should not be allowed in women's bathrooms, locker rooms or prisons.

And we're not going to shut down room bookings because the speaker in the room booking has controversial ideas. »

Court Refuses to Block Netflix Release of ‘The Laundromat’

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A judge has refused to block the release of “The Laundromat,” a Netflix film based on the Panama Papers scandal.

The attorneys asked for an injunction that would bar Netflix from distributing the Steven Soderbergh film on its platform.

The movie was given a limited theatrical release on Sept. 27, and began streaming at 12:01 a.m. on Friday. »