But Law and Chow only have such a platform because of their previous work in Hong Kong itself. Unknown protesters are unlikely to get such treatment -- and even sympathetic foreign governments and politicians will be cautious of meeting with those who cannot show evidence of any real constituency. … [Read more...] about With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?
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“I do believe, Kennedy, we are going to need legislation,” he replied. “Look, the fact is, you can never freeze technology. You can’t freeze innovation. That would make no sense at all. But here we have a situation where government agencies have confirmed to my investigators that they have been secretly tracking people’s movements using location data purchased from data brokers. And, by the way, it is not just location data that my bill is going to restrict. We’re also going to make sure that the government can’t get the information, the data on who you call and you text and the Web pages you’re reading as well.” … [Read more...] about Dem Sen. Wyden: Government Is Using Data Brokers to ‘Shred the Fourth Amendment’
"I got my census the other day, and there were two choices for gender. There was male and female, and that erasure was so upsetting to me, the erasure of transgender and non-binary people," she said. "And when you don't collect information on a group of people, that means that you have every excuse in the world not to support them." … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift denounces 2020 census for excluding transgender, non-binary people