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French firm offered spyware to ‘find out if your son is gay’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many companies now offer products that track children’s internet use A French company offering “invisible PC spy software” has been criticised after it said its product could be used “to find out if your son is gay”. Listing a series of “clues”, the company, Fireworld, suggested that “hacking his […]

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Canadian Valley Technology Center earns gold again – NewsOK.com

EL RENO — For the seventh consecutive year and 15th time in history, Canadian Valley Technology Center has been recognized as a Gold Star School by the Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers. It is the highest honor bestowed on a technology center and is awarded every year, according to a news release. Gold Star criteria […]

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Ex ‘Google manifesto’ engineer compares being a conservative at tech giant to ‘being gay in the 50’s’ – Raw Story

Fired Google employee James Damore really has no regrets about the manifesto that got him canned. In an interview with Business Insider, Damore dismissed the feelings of female Google employees who said they felt attacked by what he wrote by claiming he was “trying to fix the culture” at the company. He went on to compare his conservative […]

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Despite disavowals, leading tech companies help extremist sites monetize hate – Salon

Because of its “extreme hostility toward Muslims,” the website Jihadwatch.org is considered an active hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. The views of the site’s director, Robert Spencer, on Islam led the British Home Office to ban him from entering the country in 2013. But its designation as a […]

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Liz MacKean, the journalist behind groundbreaking gay Russian ... - PinkNews

Liz MacKean, the journalist behind groundbreaking gay Russian … – PinkNews

Leading journalist Liz MacKean, who was behind a groundbreaking documentary revealing anti-gay groups in Russia, has died. MacKean, who started her career at the BBC before going to Channel 4, died this week at 52 after suffering a stroke. Channel 4’s harrowing 2014 documentary, Hunted, followed the Russian gangs that hunt gay men for sport. […]

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Ex ‘Google manifesto’ engineer compares being a conservative at tech giant to ‘being gay in the 50’s’ – Raw Story

Fired Google employee James Damore really has no regrets about the manifesto that got him canned. In an interview with Business Insider, Damore dismissed the feelings of female Google employees who said they felt attacked by what he wrote by claiming he was “trying to fix the culture” at the company. He went on to compare his conservative […]

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Google engineer: Being sexist today is like 'being gay in the 1950s' - LGBTQ Nation

Google engineer: Being sexist today is like ‘being gay in the 1950s’ – LGBTQ Nation

Screenshot/YouTube Two weeks ago, an engineer at Google distributed a 3000-word memo that argued that women are less represented in technology jobs because of “biological” differences that render women less capable of working with technology. The memo was made public and Google immediately distanced itself. A few days later, Google fired the engineer who wrote […]

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Liz MacKean, the journalist behind groundbreaking gay Russian documentary dies at 52 - PinkNews

Liz MacKean, the journalist behind groundbreaking gay Russian documentary dies at 52 – PinkNews

Leading journalist Liz MacKean, who was behind a groundbreaking documentary revealing anti-gay groups in Russia, has died. MacKean, who started her career at the BBC before going to Channel 4, died this week at 52 after suffering a stroke. Channel 4’s harrowing 2014 documentary, Hunted, followed the Russian gangs that hunt gay men for sport. […]

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How We Investigated Technology Companies Supporting Hate Sites – ProPublica

Deciding what constitutes a hate or extremist website is a difficult and subjective task. To develop our list, we sought counsel from the leading organizations that track extremism in the United States — The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. We relied in part on the 2016 list of “Active Hate Groups” published […]

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Ex ‘Google manifesto’ engineer compares being a conservative at … – Raw Story

Fired Google employee James Damore really has no regrets about the manifesto that got him canned. In an interview with Business Insider, Damore dismissed the feelings of female Google employees who said they felt attacked by what he wrote by claiming he was “trying to fix the culture” at the company. He went on to compare his conservative […]

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Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate - ProPublica

Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate – ProPublica

Source illustration by erhui1979 via Getty Images Update, Aug. 19, 2017: This story has been updated to include a comment from PayPal. Because of its “extreme hostility toward Muslims,” the website Jihadwatch.org is considered an active hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. The views of the site’s director, Robert […]

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Ex ‘Google manifesto’ engineer compares being a conservative at tech giant to ‘being gay in the 50’s’ – Raw Story

Fired Google employee James Damore really has no regrets about the manifesto that got him canned. In an interview with Business Insider, Damore dismissed the feelings of female Google employees who said they felt attacked by what he wrote by claiming he was “trying to fix the culture” at the company. He went on to compare his conservative […]

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Speech zones expand at Tech – Arkansas Online

RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech University has expanded its designated area for free speech to accommodate a growing student population. School policy had limited students to organizing events and demonstrations in three areas on campus. The areas were a 5-foot radius of the campus bell tower, the west courtyard of the Doc Bryan Student Services Center […]

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Don’t be fooled by the t-shirts, these tech monopolies are predatory capitalists – The Wharf

It starts with a company’s instruction “don’t be evil” and ends with a monopolistic marauding giant, taking content without asking, invading people’s privacy, using regulatory capture to quash rivals and demolishing entire industries with its big commercial hammer. Jonathan Taplin has spent a lifetime in the media – producing films, promoting bands, launching streaming services […]

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Gay activist did bomb ‘research’ before ACL hit – The Australian

Gay activist did bomb ‘research’ before ACL hit – The Australianhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEbTO2O1uEaWTqhz52Qv8z_j7aviA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779580521774&ei=RBiVWajpHoWkqQKbtZDgCw&url=http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/gay-activist-did-bomb-research-before-acl-hit/news-story/53500c374454344cc24a29b3303dd26chttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,Technology&output=rssgay,Technology – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Former CEO of gay escort site Rentboy sentenced to six months in … – Crain’s New York Business

The former CEO of a once-popular male escort service website who pleaded guilty last year to promoting prostitution has been sentenced to six months in prison by a judge who said it was necessary to send a deterrent message even though she knows the business did good things for people. Jeffrey Hurant, who ran the […]

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Google cancels town hall meeting, and fired engineer tells his side of the story – Los Angeles Times

A day after Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai canceled a staff meeting to address gender discrimination, the former employee behind a memo deriding the company’s diversity efforts wrote an essay explaining why he thinks he was fired. In a column published Friday on the Wall Street Journal’s website, former Google engineer James Damore — who […]

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Cleveland clinic, gay news, Washington Blade

New Cleveland clinic offers gay programming – Washington Blade

CLEVELAND — Care for medically underserved gay and bisexual men is one of the components of the new Center for Men’s Health at the Cleveland Clinic, Patch Cleveland reports. Although dedicated to a wide range of men’s health issues such as erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, prostate issues, et. al., the Center is working directly with […]

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Google CEO cancels companywide town hall on gender dispute after employee questions are leaked – Los Angeles Times

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company’s internal messaging service. Pichai said in an email to staff that several Google employees became fearful for their safety and grew concerned about being outed for speaking […]

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Former CEO of gay escort site Rentboy sentenced to six months in … – Crain’s New York Business

The former CEO of a once-popular male escort service website who pleaded guilty last year to promoting prostitution has been sentenced to six months in prison by a judge who said it was necessary to send a deterrent message even though she knows the business did good things for people. Jeffrey Hurant, who ran the […]

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Google memo writer faces tough legal road challenging firing

Google’s firing of memo writer strikes nerve in Silicon Valley – Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A Silicon Valley culture war pitting liberal-leaning tech firms against a small conservative cohort took on new intensity on Tuesday after Google fired a male engineer for a memo that decried the company’s commitment to hiring women. Memo author James Damore, 28, received jeers, cheers and a couple of job offers, […]

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