On Wednesday, security researcher Randy Abrams visited the Equifax site to contest bad information in his credit report and was attacked by malicious software that tried to get him to download a fake Flash updater that was a vector for an obscure piece of malware called Adware.Eorezo.
Other users confirm that they wereRead More
The basis for the health-insurance copay is that the 99% need to be disincentivized from “abusing” their health-care and going to the doctor for frivolous ailments (if this was really a thing, we’d have sliding-scale copays that charged rich people astounding sums to see the doctor, to ensure that everyone’s incentives were properly aligned).
Last March, a Nevada court indicted April Parks, proprietor of A Private Professional Guardian, which had secured court guardianship over four hundred elderly Nevadans, working with crooked doctors and social workers to find the identities of old people who had considerable assets, then using a streamlined court process with no checks and balances toRead More
Tesla sells both 60kWh and 75kWh versions of its Model S and Model X cars; but these cars have identical batteries — the 60kWh version runs software that simply misreports the capacity of the battery to the charging apparatus and the car’s owner.
This model of technological fuckery with a long, dishonorable traditionRead More
By Cory Doctorow To call Shopsin’s “a Greenwich Village institution” was to understate something profound and important and weird and funny: Shopsin’s (first a grocery store, later a restaurant) was a kind of secret reservoir of the odd and wonderful and informal world that New York City once represented, in the pre-Trumpian days of SesameRead More
The US aviation industry is highly concentrated, with only four major airlines left in the country; for years, they’ve been lobbying to get rid of the FAA and take over their own safety oversight.
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In an announcement that included near-verbatim quotes from several aviation Big Four lobbyists, Donald TrumpRead More