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2019-10-21: News Headlines

David Penner (2019-10-21). Drug Dealers, Polluters and Sex Traffickers: Welcome to Oligarch Cloud Cuckoo Land. dissidentvoice.org Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water. — Henry VIII (IV.ii.) The notion that American oligarchs amass great wealth due to their extraordinary intelligence has become a deeply engrained tenet of liberal fundamentalist dogma. For in order for neoliberalism to maintain popular support it is necessary that the media relentlessly …

teleSUR (2019-10-20). China Presented World's Leading Internet Sci-Tech Innovations. telesurenglish.net Fifteen world's leading scientific and technological achievements in the Internet sector were unveiled at the 6th World Internet Conference held in the river town of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang Province Sunday. | RELATED: | US-China Trade Truce Leaves Big Issues For Later | According to state news agency Xinhua, those achievements were selected by a group of 39 experts from around the world, and they include artificial intelligence, 5G technology, cloud computing, digital manufacturing, indust…

Matthew Cole (2019-10-17). Trump Sent Attorney General William Barr to Rome in Search of a Deep State Plot. Italian Intelligence Says There's Nothing There. theintercept.com Italian spies have told their government that they didn't have a relationship with Joseph Mifsud, a mysterious professor at the heart of the Mueller probe.

Staff (2019-10-16). Headlines for October 16, 2019. democracynow.org 12 Democratic Candidates Take to the Stage in Ohio, Pence Heads to Turkey as Erdogan Vows No Ceasefire in Northern Syria, State Dept. Official: White House Put "Three Amigos" in Charge of Ukraine Policy, Activists Arrested in D.C. over Trump Plan to Gut Refugee Resettlement, British Family Detained for a Week After Mistakenly Driving Across U.S.-Canada Border, Egypt Tortured Journalist & Activist Esraa Abdel Fattah in Custody, Worst Fires in Decades Rage Across Lebanon, Mexican Senate Slated to Vote on Bill to Legalize Marijuana, Man Launches Hunger Strike Amid Mohawk Land Dispute with Real Estate Developers, Cal…

Jay Stanley (2019-10-15). 'Smart' Cameras Are Now On the Lookout For Distracted Drivers in Australia. aclu.org "Smart" traffic cameras that use artificial intelligence to try to spot people using cell phones while driving are being rolled out in Australia. The devices take a high-resolution photograph through the front windshield of each passing vehicle, and also capture its license plate. Each photograph is then analyzed by an AI algorithm. If the algorithm decides that the driver is touching a mobile phone, tablet, or another device, it then forwards the photograph to a human reviewer who confirms the violation and issues a citation to the car's registered owner along with a hefty fine. | This technology represents…

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Drug Dealers, Polluters and Sex Traffickers: Welcome to Oligarch Cloud Cuckoo Land
David Penner | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-21
Men's evil manners live in brass; their virtues We write in water. — Henry VIII (IV.ii.) The notion that American oligarchs amass great wealth due to their extraordinary intelligence has become a deeply engrained tenet of liberal fundamentalist dogma. For in order for neoliberalism to maintain popular support it is necessary that the media relentlessly …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/drug-dealers-polluters-and-sex-traffickers-welcome-to-oligarch-cloud-cuckoo-land/

China Presented World's Leading Internet Sci-Tech Innovations
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-20
Fifteen world's leading scientific and technological achievements in the Internet sector were unveiled at the 6th World Internet Conference held in the river town of Wuzhen in east China's Zhejiang Province Sunday. | RELATED: | US-China Trade Truce Leaves Big Issues For Later | According to state news agency Xinhua, those achievements were selected by a group of 39 experts from around the world, and they include artificial intelligence, 5G technology, cloud computing, digital manufacturing, indust…
telesurenglish.net/news/china-presented-world-leading-iInternet-sci-tech-achievements–20191020-0019.html

Trump Sent Attorney General William Barr to Rome in Search of a Deep State Plot. Italian Intelligence Says There's Nothing There
Matthew Cole | theintercept.com | 2019-10-17
Italian spies have told their government that they didn't have a relationship with Joseph Mifsud, a mysterious professor at the heart of the Mueller probe.
theintercept.com/2019/10/17/mueller-investigation-joseph-mifsud-italy/

'Smart' Cameras Are Now On the Lookout For Distracted Drivers in Australia
Jay Stanley | aclu.org | 2019-10-15
"Smart" traffic cameras that use artificial intelligence to try to spot people using cell phones while driving are being rolled out in Australia. The devices take a high-resolution photograph through the front windshield of each passing vehicle, and also capture its license plate. Each photograph is then analyzed by an AI algorithm. If the algorithm decides that the driver is touching a mobile phone, tablet, or another device, it then forwards the photograph to a human reviewer who confirms the violation and issues a citation to the car's registered owner along with a hefty fine. | This technology represents…
aclu.org/news/privacy-technology/smart-cameras-are-now-on-the-lookout-for-distracted-drivers-in-australia