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$100,000 in bribes helped fraudulent Amazon sellers earn $100 million, DOJ says – Ars Technica

Looks like buyers need to be weary of even Amazon approved resellers at least in some categories. https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/09/doj-amazon-workers-took-bribes-to-reinstate-sellers-of-dangerous-products/

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Tesla employee bribed with US$1 million helps FBI arrest Russian hackers – New and Used Car Reviews, Comparisons and News | Driving

https://driving.ca/tesla/auto-news/news/tesla-employee-bribed-with-us1-million-helps-fbi-arrest-russian-hackers

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Key details concealed about Winnipeg Police officer who killed pedestrian

Key details concealed about Police officer who killed pedestrian The following information and the details being withheld by WPS and Manitoba Crown Prosecutions needs to be made public. If the Ombudsman is not interpreting the FIPPA Act as it was … Continue reading

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Facebook raises settlement to $650-million in facial recognition lawsuit

July 31 2020 Facebook raises settlement to $650-million in facial recognition lawsuit https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/us-business/article-facebook-raises-settlement-to-650-million-in-facial-recognition/

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A case in Alberta raises the question: Why are bad police so rarely fired?

A case in Alberta raises the question: Why are bad police so rarely fired? https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-a-case-in-alberta-raises-the-question-why-are-bad-police-so-rarely/

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New podcast explores how ‘Satanic Panic’ overtook a Saskatchewan town and elsewhere across North America

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/uncover/new-podcast-explores-how-satanic-panic-overtook-a-saskatchewan-town-1.5449917 These events in the early eighties show what can happen when moral righteousness outweighs fact, and how our best intentions can lead to tragic consequences. Similar is happening today with many adults with strong beliefs in conspiracy theories without … Continue reading

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New Hong Kong security law allows Beijing to go after critics well beyond China’s borders

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-new-hong-kong-security-law-allows-beijing-to-go-after-critics-well/ Related Canada halts extraditions, military exports with Hong Kong over China’s national security law https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-canada-takes-action-over-chinas-national-security-law-for-hong-kong/

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Google Sued for $5 Billion for Tracking Users, Even Those Using Incognito Mode – VICE

Image from Vice … Google has faced several other lawsuits over its data collection, this one tries to use the Federal Wiretap Act. The Act states that users have the right to sue if their private conversations are intercepted. The … Continue reading

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B.C.’s money laundering fuelled by offshore and drug money, inquiry hears – The Globe and Mail

Peter German, former deputy commissioner of the RCMP, speaks at a news conference on money laundering in Vancouver in 2018. DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS MIKE HAGER – VANCOUVER MAY 25, 2020 Some of the billions of dollars that have been … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Energy Regulator looks to be reining in its leniency

JEFFREY JONES THE GLOBE AND MAIL May 15 at 6:20 p.m. CDT The Alberta Energy Regulator has been burned badly by approving transfers of oil and gas assets it should have turned down. Its decision to reject an unusual application … Continue reading

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