The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation OnlineResearchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates and profits from misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines.

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Psychedelic trips could soon be part of therapy — here's what those sessions will look likeIn as soon as two years, tripping on mind-altering drugs like MDMA and psilocybin could become a regular part of therapy to treat conditions from depression to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Couple says they're being sued $112K for giving 1-star review to roofing companyThe couple were reportedly served a lawsuit by ERS that accused them of defamation and intentional interference with business expectancy.

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An explosive spyware report shows limits of iOS, Android securityAmnesty International sheds alarming light on an NSO Group surveillance tool.

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Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson not yet astronauts, US saysThe US government has tightened rules on which space-goers can claim their astronaut wings.

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: 'It's time to recognize the right to repair'Woz is throwing his weight behind the 'right to repair' movement.

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Facebook moderators, tasked with watching horrific content, are demanding an end to NDAs that promote a 'culture of fear and excessive secrecy'Content moderators want better mental health support and an end to restrictive NDAs as they sift through graphic content online.

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Democratic bill would suspend Section 230 protections when social networks boost anti-vax conspiraciesTwo Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would strip away the liability shield that social media platforms hold dear when those companies boost anti-vaccine conspiracies and other kinds of health misinformation. The Health Misinformation Act, introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-M…

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On Facebook, quoting 'Dune' gets you suspended while posting COVID and vaccine misinformation gets you recommendedThe algorithm that suspended me for quoting my favorite sci-fi movie is the same one that allows countless Facebook Pages to spread dangerous and false content about vaccines and COVID-19.

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YouTuber sends AirTag to Tim Cook and Apple returns it with a letterAn YouTuber decided to sent three AirTags to different places. One AirTag was sent to none other than Tim Cook at Apple Park.

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DeepMind puts the entire human proteome online, as folded by AlphaFoldDeepMind and several research partners have released a database containing the 3D structures of nearly every protein in the human body, as computationally determined by the breakthrough protein folding system demonstrated last year, AlphaFold. The freely available database represents an enormous ad…

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Ban Amnesty over Pegasus leaks role, Indian politician urgesChief minister of Assam accuses human rights body of conspiracy to defame India’s PM, Narendra Modi

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Senators want to make social media liable for spreading health misinformationlike COVID.

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Uber found to have interfered with privacy of over 1 million AustraliansAustralian Privacy Commissioner has ordered Uber to comply with Australian Privacy Principles after finding the tech giant interfered with the privacy of 1.2 million Aussies when it suffered a data breach, and covered it up, back in 2016.

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Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computerJapan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he has never used a computer and making comments showing he has no idea what a USB port might be. Ruling party lawmaker Yoshitaka Sakurada, also in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, was replying Wednesday to questions from independent and opposition legislators.

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This tool tells you if NSO’s Pegasus spyware targeted your phoneThe toolkit scans iPhone and Android backup files for evidence of a compromise.

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PG&E Will Bury 10,000 Miles of Power Lines So They Don't Spark WildfiresPacific Gas & Electric plans to bury 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometers) of its power lines in an effort to prevent its fraying grid from sparking wildfires when electrical equipment collides with millions of trees and other vegetation across drought-stricken California.

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DeepMind says it will release the structure of every protein known to scienceThe company has already used its protein-folding AI, AlphaFold, to generate structures for the human proteome, as well as yeast, fruit flies, mice, and more.

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Facebook spent $23.4 million on Mark Zuckerberg's personal securityFacebook spent $23.4 million on CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security last year, according to a new report..

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Twitter testing downvote systemThe social media platform Twitter is testing an upvote and downvote system, similar to Reddit's.

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