WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar

Written by Eileen Kortenbach, Business Writer at AP Bangkok (AFP) – Illegal online purchases of wildlife are increasing in Myanmar, threatening public health and endangered species, a report by the World Wildlife Fund shows. The report released Friday found that enforcement of the ban on such transactions has weakened amid political turmoil after the military … Read more

How political candidates target you on social media based on your music tastes, shopping habits and favorite TV shows

CNN – Marco Rubio hopes to sway voters interested in Chick-fil-A, Ram Trucks and Duck Dynasty. John Fetterman is looking for fans of microbreweries, Teslas and Dave Matthews Band. And Michael Bennett wants to reach people who love Taylor Swift and Lizzo — while shunning Jason Aldean’s loyal listeners. Candidates in some of the most … Read more

Why is it ‘almost impossible’ to delete something from the internet?

CNN Business – Most people can live their digital lives assuming they can delete their posts, messages, and personal data from the Services whenever they want to. But this week’s technical hearing called this basic assumption into question. Peter “Mudge” Zatko, former head of security at Twitter, He told the Senate Committee on Tuesday that … Read more

Vinicius Junior: Real Madrid star condemns “racist” criticism of goal celebration dance

CNN – Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior denounced what he described as the racist criticism he received for his celebrations of the goal of the dance. Appearing on Spanish television on Friday, Pedro Bravo – senior agent and president of the Spanish Agents Association – compared Vinicius Junior’s dancing celebrations after scoring a goal with … Read more

CA Governor Gavin Newsom signs the Children’s Social Media Privacy Act

Seen on a device screen in Sausalito, Calif., Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces his new name, Meta, during a virtual event on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Zuckerberg spoke about his latest passion – creating a virtual “metaverse” for business, entertainment, and interactions. purposeful social. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Eric Risberg AP Social media companies will soon … Read more