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Louis Holliday

AP: Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases Across the U.S.

DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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Ex-Verizon Worker Accused of Selling Customer Phone Records

ATLANTA (AP) — A former Verizon Wireless technician is accused of using the company’s computers to obtain customers’ private call records – plus data showing where customers’ phones were – and then selling them to an unnamed private investigator, federal prosecutors said.

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Disney Has a Magic Kingdom of Reasons to Buy Twitter

Disney has significant advantages over other bidders to acquire Twitter. First, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey serves on Disney’s Board of Directors. But the biggest advantage is that Disney owns a 33 percent stake in BAMTech, the tech spinout from Major League Baseball that owns the app powering Twitter’s streaming of NFL games on the web.

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‘American Psycho’ Author Bret Easton Ellis: ‘A Backlash Is Beginning Against PC Victim Culture’

American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis attacked “PC victim culture,” microaggressions, and campus crybabies in a long monologue of his own during the latest episode of the Bret Easton Ellis podcast, having previously delivered a monologue by Alex Kazemi that attacked the VMA’s pandering to social justice warriors and Black Lives Matter in his last episode.