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Thursday December 3rd, 2020 night edition

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Sony has suggested that most of the PlayStation users prefer to play games offline, especially single-player games, rather than online.

In a leaked internal presentation that was discovered by Vice, Sony detailed by the wanted to make Activities for the PS5.

The important tidbit in this presentation is how much they value single-player experiences for their console users.

In the opening of the presentation, Sony lists some games like Grand Theft Auto V and Black Ops 3 which have an online component and dominate in sales.

In the next slide, Sony shares its internal tracing data which appears to showcase the opposite picture.

According to their data, “”Single player is thriving” and more PlayStation users are now playing offline than they do online.

Sony has stressed the importance of single-player games in the past as well. »

'Tis The Season: Congress Looks To Sneak In Unconstitutional Copyright Reform Bill Into 'Must Pass' Spending Bill

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'Tis The Season: Congress Looks To Sneak In Unconstitutional Copyright Reform Bill Into 'Must Pass' Spending Bill.

If you have to sneak your transformational copyright bill into a "must pass" government spending bill, it seems fairly evident that you know the bill is bad.

Filed Under: appropriations, case act, christmas tree bill, copyright, copyright troll, must pass, spending. »

Private spies reportedly infiltrated an Amazon strike, secretly taking photos of workers, trade unionists, and journalists. Now a union is taking legal action.

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The spies compiled a 51-page document, which included photos of trade unionists, workers, and journalists who attended the strike, El Diario reported.

The Spanish labor union CCOO has asked a judge to seize documentation relating to the report and said it was considering legal action against Amazon.

An Amazon spokesperson told El Diario the e-commerce firm had not instructed Pinkerton or any other agency to spy on the strike. »

U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug

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But attention centered on a key recommendation to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs — where it was listed alongside dangerous and highly addictive opioids like heroin.

Experts say that the vote will have no immediate impact on loosening international controls because governments will still have jurisdiction over how to classify cannabis.

He said that cannabis had been used throughout history for medicinal purposes and that the decision on Wednesday reinstated that status. »

Bar Manager Not Complying with COVID Restrictions Arrested

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Dozens of protesters showed up outside early Wednesday evening to express their support for the bar.

To try to get around the restrictions, Mac's offered free food and drinks with a suggested donation.

The state stripped the bar of its liquor license on November 27, and the city health department ordered the bar to close. »