That’s a Lot of Cones: Ice Cream Machine Hackers Sue McDonald’s for $900 Million

The startup firm Kytch, which invented a device to fix McDonald’s infamously broken and glitchy ice cream machines, has sued the fast-food giant for $900 million.  Fighting back against the chain’s attacks on their product, a Kytch cofounder said: They’ve tarnished our name. They scared off our customers and ruined our business. They were anti-competitive. They lied about a product that they said would be released.”

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Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne, TPPF Launch Lawsuit Against CDC Mask Mandate

The TPPF Legal Counsel, TPPF’s executive director Rob Henneke, and Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne (R-TX) announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), demanding and end of the federal mask mandate on planes and public transportation hubs, contending that the federal agency’s mandate constitutes an abuse of power.   

A sign displays mask wearing information at Penn station in New York on August 2, 2021. - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio stopped short of ordering a mask mandate in the city on Monday but issued a strong recommendation for all New Yorkers to wear facemasks in public indoor …