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MPs call for a clampdown on alternative news

MPs call for a clampdown on alternative news

An influential parliamentary committee has pushed for new laws to ban alternative news sites, it has been revealed. The interim report from the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has recommended that British regulators should be given more control over Facebook and Google to stop the spread of whatever they consider to be “fake news”. In the[Read More…]

Julie Greenwalt, is a Jacksonville oncologist and cancer survivor

Tap water chemicals spark cancer fears in Florida

Cancer fears remain after carcinogenic chemicals were found in the groundwater in two beachside cities. And beachside schools tested at trace levels of one compound, with the highest level at Satellite High School. Although authorities gave Brevard County’s beachside schools a clean bill of health, this was little consolation to hundreds of cancer survivors demanding answers as to why these[Read More…]

Israel has blocked aid ships from arriving in Gaza

Israel blocks aid from reaching the Gaza strip

The Israeli navy has seized an aid boat that was headed for the Gaza strip, it has been reported. The Freedom for Gaza vessel, which had 12 people and medical equipment onboard, was intercepted late on Friday and taken to the Israeli port of Ashdod, the Israeli military said in a statement. The ship was part of a four-vessel Freedom[Read More…]

Free energy inventor investigated by the FBI

Free energy inventor investigated by the FBI

The Oklahoma Securities Department has announced an investigation into a free energy inventor who is alleged to have defrauded many investors out of millions of dollars for his free energy machine. Wayne Travis, 51, of Zydro Energy Revolution, LLC in Chickasha, OK, USA, has been accused of duping businesses with false claims about a working free energy machine. Travis had[Read More…]

Facial recognition is a threat to privacy

Facial recognition is a threat to privacy

The privacy and freedom of ordinary citizens is under threat from facial recognition technology, according to the founders of the technology. Brian Brackeen, the chief executive officer of the facial recognition software developer Kairos, has spoken out about the dangers of the technology being used by governments. He believes that the technology may be used the wrong way. He said[Read More…]