The Daily Populous

Saturday February 20th, 2021 day edition

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Vlad Tenev, Robinhood’s CEO, very much occupied the hot seat in today’s hearing before the House Financial Services Committee over January’s market volatility.

None of the representatives seemed particularly interested in putting the screws to Reddit CEO Steve Huffman, and many seemed to give Keith Gill the same props the rest of us did.

This is despite the fact that wild GME trading has attracted criminal investigation.

This is even as the House Antitrust Subcommittee announced today more hearings to scrutinize the biggest players in social media.

Reddit, for now, seems to have flown under the radar.

And then Ted Cruz, on the other end of the political spectrum said, ‘well, we agree.’”.

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The Satanic Temple Sues Texas Over Abortion Regulations It Argues Infringe On Members' Religious Beliefs

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An anonymous member of The Satanic Temple, which is a self-described national atheistic religious group based in Massachusetts, recently sued Texas health officials in federal court.

Greaves said the state’s required sonograms, which he believes are medically unnecessary, are "an imposition upon [The Satanic Temple's] religious liberty and religious practice.”.

Many of the group’s lawsuits are religious liberty challenges that take aim at laws that it argues impose Christian beliefs. »

House Democrats Keep $1,400 Stimulus Checks, $15 Minimum Wage in $1.9T COVID Relief Bill

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House Democrats released on Friday the full text of their $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, which includes a minimum wage increase and another round of direct cash payments for qualifying Americans.

The proposals in the bill released Friday have already been passed by individual House committees over the past several weeks.

Biden and congressional Democrats are rushing to get the relief bill into law before key unemployment benefits expire next month. »

Location tracking apps and privacy implications

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"Thanks to machine learning techniques, these data provide sensitive information such as the place where users live, their habits, interests, demographics, and information about users' personalities".

This is the first extensive study shedding light on the range of personal information that can be inferred from location-tracking data.

"We think it is important to show users the amount and quality of information that apps can collect through location tracking", continues Musolesi. »