Linux Kernel Bans University of MN

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United State Postal Spies
This week in Privacy News, we look at an update to the Google Location data case, more companies are not flying with the FLoC, and legislators around the world are taking a regulatory shot at facial recognition while Disney doubles down on facial recognition software. Finally, the USPS has been spying on people’s social media posts. We also include security news and breeches.

Linux Kernel Bans University of MN
This week in Business News, Discord walks away from Microsoft Deal and Amazon may have threatened Unionizers, another crashes and burns, and Windows 10 borks up again. Also, Samsung creates a stupid “program”, apple shows evidence of branching out new ad network, and the University of Minnesota gets banned from Linux Kernel development. We also look at some silly news.

The Articles

Privacy
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-04-16/google-misled-some-australian-mobile-users-over-location-history/100074292

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/16/22387492/google-floc-ad-tech-privacy-browsers-brave-vivaldi-edge-mozilla-chrome-safari

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/04/eu-lawmakers-propose-strict-curbs-on-use-of-facial-recognition/

https://www.techspot.com/news/89407-bipartisan-senate-bill-would-block-law-enforcement-agencies.html

https://people.com/travel/walt-disney-world-test-facial-recognition-technology-magic-kingdom-entrances-through-april/

https://techstartups.com/2021/04/21/us-postal-service-usps-running-covert-operations-program-track-spy-americans-social-media-posts-share-u-s-federal-agencies/

Security
https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/18/22390379/federal-investigators-breach-software-codecov-solarwinds

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/04/malvertisers-use-120-hacked-ad-servers-to-target-millions-of-web-surfers/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/19/22392566/geico-data-breach-exposed-customer-drivers-license-numbers-security
https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/19/geico-driver-license-numbers-scraped/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/tool-links-email-addresses-to-facebook-accounts-at-scale/

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/hackers-are-exploiting-a-pulse-secure-0day-to-breach-orgs-around-the-world/

https://therecord.media/ransomware-gang-tries-to-extort-apple-hours-ahead-of-spring-loaded-event/

Business
https://www.techspot.com/news/89389-discord-has-reportedly-walked-away-buyout-talks-microsoft.html

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/19/22391761/union-objection-amazon-election-bessemer-layoffs

https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/04/18/2-men-dead-after-fiery-tesla-crash-in-spring-officials-say/

https://www.techspot.com/news/89362-recent-windows-10-security-update-borks-gaming-unstable.html

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/samsung-starts-official-smartphone-upcycling-program/

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/21/22396018/microsoft-windows-10-linux-gui-apps-task-manager-app-throttling-features

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/04/apple-to-boost-ads-business-as-iphone-changes-hurt-facebook/

https://news.itsfoss.com/hypocrite-commits/

https://www.neowin.net/news/linux-bans-university-of-minnesota-for-sending-buggy-patches-in-the-name-of-research/

Silly
https://www.techspot.com/news/89399-apple-wont-engrave-offensive-message-new-airtag.html

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/discord-nitro-gift-codes-now-demanded-as-ransomware-payments/

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