GAMING: A Former PlayStation Employee Sues Sony For Gender Discrimination
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GAMING: A Former PlayStation Employee Sues Sony For Gender Discrimination

A former PlayStation employee has filed a lawsuit against the company for gender discrimination and wrongful termination. Former IT security analyst Emma Majo alleged in her suit against Sony that the company terminated her for speaking out regarding discrimination against women at the company.As reported by Axios, Majo’s lawsuit alleges that Sony violated the United…

APPLE NEWS: Apple Sues NSO Group To Curb The Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware
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APPLE NEWS: Apple Sues NSO Group To Curb The Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware

PRESS RELEASE November 23, 2021 Apple also announced a $10 million contribution to support cybersurveillance researchers and advocates CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today filed a lawsuit against NSO Group and its parent company to hold it accountable for the surveillance and targeting of Apple users. The complaint provides new information on how NSO Group infected victims’ devices with its…

LAW: California’s Corporate Board Requirement Is Challenged
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LAW: California’s Corporate Board Requirement Is Challenged

Sacramento, California; November 22, 2021: A California law requiring shareholders of publicly traded companies to vote for board members based only on race or sexual orientation was challenged today by the National Center for Public Policy Research, a shareholder advocacy organization. AB 979 requires corporate boards to have a minimum number of members from “underrepresented…

BUSINESS: Sony’s “Ghostbusters” success proves that theater-only strategies can work.
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BUSINESS: Sony’s “Ghostbusters” success proves that theater-only strategies can work.

BUSINESS: The pandemic and logistical challenges still dominate Hollywood’s theatrical releases. However, a recent box office win indicates that the industry is moving into a new phase. This weekend, Sony’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife, with an estimated budget of $75 million, pulled in a respectable $44 million at the box office, despite the fact that the film…

HEALTH: Lack of Data Hinders Study of Police Killings
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HEALTH: Lack of Data Hinders Study of Police Killings

Nov. 15, 2021 — Every year in the U.S., people die after police fire gunshots, tase and restrain them, or accidentally crash into their cars during pursuits. But, it’s difficult to determine how many police deaths occur each year. Experts say that unreliable government statistics don’t accurately reflect the true extent of the problem at…

CRYPTO CURRENCY NEWS: How and Why Crypto Suffers from Unfair Treatment by Regulators, Politicians & Media
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CRYPTO CURRENCY NEWS: How and Why Crypto Suffers from Unfair Treatment by Regulators, Politicians & Media

CRYPTO CURRENCY NEWS: Source: Adobe/georgemuresan The legacy financial system and its political representatives regard crypto as a threat to its hegemony. “The majority of perception is due to misunderstanding a fundamentally new and innovative class of technologies.” “The best investment that can be made would be around education.” Few of us are strangers to double…

OSHA NEWS: Infrastructure Bill, OSHA ETS Stayed, CMS Vax Mandate Challenged & More – The National Law Review
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OSHA NEWS: Infrastructure Bill, OSHA ETS Stayed, CMS Vax Mandate Challenged & More – The National Law Review

Friday, November 12, 2021 Infrastructure Bill Passes—Now What? Both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are out this week. But before they left for home, on November 5, 2021, the House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by a vote of 228–206 (13 Republicans voted “yea,” while 6 Democrats voted “nay”). The $1.2…

OSHA NEWS: OSHA ETS Lottery – JD Supra
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OSHA NEWS: OSHA ETS Lottery – JD Supra

Lawsuits challenging the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing (the “ETS”) issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) were filed in three additional U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Labor unions filed lawsuits in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, and Ninth Circuits. As a result, there…

SCIENCE NEWS: Is civics education a ‘right’? The theory is tested in Rhode Island.
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SCIENCE NEWS: Is civics education a ‘right’? The theory is tested in Rhode Island.

SCIENCE NEWS: Ahmed Sesay has never taken a civics class. He had to learn how to vote and pay taxes to graduate from a high school in 2019, in Providence, Rhode Island. “Civics shouldn’t be an elective,” states Mr. Sesay. He is a plaintiff in a lawsuit arguing that students have a constitutional rights to…

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FRONT PAGE: Covid-19 Live Updates: Colorado Allows All Adults To Get Vaccine Boosters, Going Beyond Federal Guidance – The Washington Post

Polis’s unusual and unilateral move puts Colorado at odds with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s current guidance, and it comes at a time of increasing debate over the eligibility requirements for additional immunizations. Some Biden administration officials have pushed to make the boosters available to all adults, as Polis now has, amid increasing fears…

RELIGION: A human trafficking lawsuit is spreading to Hindu temples across five states
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RELIGION: A human trafficking lawsuit is spreading to Hindu temples across five states

A lawsuit where workers accuse a Hindu organisation of human trafficking. They were lured from India to build a New Jersey temple for as low as $1. 20 per day has expanded to four additional states. In May’s initial lawsuit, workers at Robbinsville, New Jersey claimed that leaders of the Hindu group known as Bochasanwasi…

CALIFORNIA NEWS – What California’s New Law Means To Garment Workers And Businesses – Marketplace
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CALIFORNIA NEWS – What California’s New Law Means To Garment Workers And Businesses – Marketplace

Garment worker Francisco Tzul has recently started working for a sewing contractor that pays an hourly wage rather than a piece rate. Caroline Champlin/Marketplace Lonnie Kane started the Los Angeles-based apparel company Karen Kane with his wife in 1979. (Caroline Champlin) In the sample room of Los Angeles clothing brand Karen Kane, a worker is…

LAW: Fishermen Sue For Proposed Closure Of Cook Inlet
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LAW: Fishermen Sue For Proposed Closure Of Cook Inlet

Anchorage, Alaska; November 9, 2021: Today, Wes Humbyrd and two other fishermen filed a lawsuit to challenge a regulation that would permanently ban commercial salmon fishing in the federal waters of Alaska’s Cook Inlet. Proposed by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, this regulation, Amendment 14, will close the salmon fishery in Cook Inlet permanently. “The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has vast powers to destroy our clients’ decades-long careers,” says Pacific Legal Foundation attorney Michael Poon. “The Constitution says that such significant federal powers must be stewarded by officials who are appointed…

FBI NEWS: Jay-Z Was Warned By The FBI Of An ‘Imminent Email Hack’ – Futurism
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FBI NEWS: Jay-Z Was Warned By The FBI Of An ‘Imminent Email Hack’ – Futurism

But his emails! Feds Watchin’For once, law enforcement is actually helping out a big-name rapper.According to a report broken by Complex, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter was warned by the FBI that he was soon to fall victim to an “imminent hack,” according to the magazine’s source. They then urged the Brooklyn-born rapper to delete his emails as a…

Marilyn Manson Accuser Says Seeing Him With Kanye West Is Traumatic – Insider
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Marilyn Manson Accuser Says Seeing Him With Kanye West Is Traumatic – Insider

Marilyn Manson played a prominent role in Kanye West’s livestreamed Sunday Service on Halloween. Ashley Morgan Smithline, who accused Manson of abuse, said it felt “like being retraumatized.” “It’s heartbreaking. It makes me sick,” she told People. “How is this the world we live in?” LoadingSomething is loading. Marilyn Manson’s ex Ashley Morgan Smithline is…

CRYPTOCURRENCY – Saudis And UAE Offer A Red Carpet For Crypto, As The US Offers A Cold Shoulder – New York Post
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CRYPTOCURRENCY – Saudis And UAE Offer A Red Carpet For Crypto, As The US Offers A Cold Shoulder – New York Post

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are rolling out a red carpet of light-touch digital currency regulation, according to US market players — setting up a contrast to the US, where officials are falling all over themselves to set crypto rules. Financial titans like Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon and Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman made the…

MICH NEWS: Lawsuit Against Health Dept. Of Northwest Michigan, Gaylord Schools Dismissed – 9 & 10 News – 9&10 News
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MICH NEWS: Lawsuit Against Health Dept. Of Northwest Michigan, Gaylord Schools Dismissed – 9 & 10 News – 9&10 News

A lawsuit filed against the Health Department of Northwest Michigan and Gaylord Schools by parent group “Let Them Breathe” was dismissed. The group was suing over the universal mask mandate for all schools in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego Counties. It was implemented before the school year. “Let Them Breathe” isn’t asking for removal of…

PENN NEWS: New Jersey Governor’s Race Too Close To Call – NBC10 Philadelphia
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PENN NEWS: New Jersey Governor’s Race Too Close To Call – NBC10 Philadelphia

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s bid to become the first Democrat re-elected to a second term in 44 years was proving to be a nailbiter as his Republican opponent led late Tuesday night with more than 50% of the votes counted. The surprise battle was too close to call, and Murphy’s re-election hopes hinged on…

GAMING: Why CoD: Vanguard Zombies Is Launching Without An Easter Egg Quest Or Round-Based Maps
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GAMING: Why CoD: Vanguard Zombies Is Launching Without An Easter Egg Quest Or Round-Based Maps

Call of Duty: Vanguard is just days from release, and this year’s game will launch with a full campaign, multiplayer, and a brand-new Zombies experience. While Sledgehammer Games developed the campaign and multiplayer, Treyarch took helm of Vanguard’s Zombies mode, and we’ve now got some new insight into what to expect.On October 14, Zombies received…

PUBLIC POLICY: Can Air Pollution Cause Cancer? What You Need To Know About The Risks.
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PUBLIC POLICY: Can Air Pollution Cause Cancer? What You Need To Know About The Risks.

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. You may be one of millions of people across the country who has lived in an area with an increased estimated cancer risk because of the chemicals industrial facilities release into the air.…

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