Facebook threatens news sharing ban in Australia

August 31, 2020@11:30 PM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Niall Carson/PA Wire Facebook has threatened to stop users from sharing news content in Australia as it prepares for a new law forcing it to pay publishers for their articles. Regulators want tech giants like Facebook and Google to pay for the content reposted from news outlets. Last month Google warned its users that its search services could be “dramatically worse” as a result. Facebook’s latest move to block news sharing has escalated tensions between tech firms and regulators. The social media network [Read More]

‘Shoot On-Site’: Chicago Gangs Form Pact To Execute Cops Who Draw Weapons On Suspects, Says FBI

August 31, 2020@10:55 PM TFP Editor 0

‘Shoot On-Site’: Chicago Gangs Form Pact To Execute Cops Who Draw Weapons On Suspects, Says FBI Tyler Durden Mon, 08/31/2020 – 23:55 The FBI has warned Chicago-area law enforcement that nearly three-dozen street gangs “have formed a pact to ‘shoot on-site any cop that has a weapon drawn on any subject in public’,” according to ABC7. According to an August 26 ‘situation information report’ from Chicago-based FBI officials, “members of these gang factions have been actively searching for, and filming, police officers in performance of [Read More]

Bella Thorne, OnlyFans and the battle over monetising content

August 31, 2020@10:42 PM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Irina Image caption Irina from Belarus is really upset that she will lose $2,000 of her monthly income due to OnlyFans’ price cap changes Actress Bella Thorne has been embroiled in a controversy over selling $200 (£149.70) nude photos on OnlyFans that were not as described. Her actions on the subscription content platform resulted in OnlyFans placing a cap on the prices creators can charge. The former Disney actress issued an apology to content creators, who say their incomes will be impacted. However [Read More]

Colleges Are Testing Dorm Sewage To Detect Early COVID-19 Outbreaks

August 31, 2020@10:25 PM TFP Editor 0

Colleges Are Testing Dorm Sewage To Detect Early COVID-19 Outbreaks Tyler Durden Mon, 08/31/2020 – 23:25 Colleges and universities which are opening for in-person, on campus classes this week and the next are apparently stopping at nothing to ensure they can detect COVID-19 cases early, especially as they struggle to prevent total campus shutdowns as happened last March when the pandemic hit the US, also as in many cases the very financial survival of a number of institutions of higher learning is at stake. Already [Read More]

Escalation Of Force: How To Choose The Appropriate Response To Potential Violence

August 31, 2020@9:25 PM TFP Editor 0

Escalation Of Force: How To Choose The Appropriate Response To Potential Violence Tyler Durden Mon, 08/31/2020 – 22:25 Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, “I’ll just pull out my Glock/HK/Ruger and deal with those punks. Once they see their buddies drop, they’ll back off soon enough.” “We could end this by just killing anyone who sets foot on our block.” “All good Americans need to do is start mowing down protesters with their cars if the roads get blocked.” Chances are, if [Read More]

NPR Is Openly Promoting A Book That Celebrates And Encourages Looting

August 31, 2020@8:25 PM TFP Editor 0

NPR Is Openly Promoting A Book That Celebrates And Encourages Looting Tyler Durden Mon, 08/31/2020 – 21:25 In Defense of Looting: A Riotous History of Uncivil Action is a book by Philadelphia-based Vicky Osterweil that currently sits atop of the Amazon new release charts. The book encourages and makes excuses for property destruction and riots that are currently taking place across the country.  And for that, it was featured and promoted in an NPR article out last week called “One Author’s Argument ‘In Defense Of Looting’”.  [Read More]

Coronavirus: Portugal return to quarantine list would cause ‘chaos and hardship’

August 31, 2020@8:23 PM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In a normal year, more than a million UK tourists visit Portugal’s Algarve coast Holidaymakers will face “chaos and hardship” if coronavirus quarantine measures are reintroduced for those arriving to the UK from Portugal, a travel industry leader has warned. Portugal has recorded 21.1 virus cases per 100,000 people in the past week. The UK considers imposing 14 days of isolation on travellers when a country’s infection rate exceeds 20 cases per 100,000, over seven days. The boss of [Read More]