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Something appears to have torn a hole in part of the Milky Way's halo. The "dark substructure" was found via Gaia observations -- a project set out to produce the most detailed 3D map of our galaxy -- with Harvard scientist Ana Bonaca noticing a perturbation in a tidal stream. read more
Social media platforms and governments are "voluntarily" teaming up to ban "violent extremist content." What could go wrong? At the same time journalists are warning about the threat posed by the White House's Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool, which collects complaints against social-media platforms that are mean to conservatives, they are also beside themselves because the Trump administration is refusing to sign The Christchurch Call, a non-binding pledge "to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online" that's been signed by online service providers and the governments of New Zealand, France, and 16 other countries. read more
"Treason!" - Barr Finds "Government Power Was Used To Spy On American Citizens read more
The man pulled his jumper up above his chin as he walked past Met Police officers trialling Live Facial Recognition software in east London. BBC cameras filmed as officers swooped on the man, told him to wind his neck in' then handed him the hefty penalty charge. A campaigner from Big Brother Watch who were protesting the use of cameras on the day was also filmed telling an officer: I would have done the same.' read more