Day: May 24, 2021

Florida’s new Stop Social Media Censorship Act almost certainly violates the US Constitution and Section 230, and will likely be struck down in court (Gilad Edelman/Wired)

Gilad Edelman / Wired:Florida’s new Stop Social Media Censorship Act almost certainly violates the US Constitution and Section 230, and will likely be struck down in court  —  The Stop Social Media Censorship Act almost certainly violates both the US Constitution and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210524/p25#a210524p25

Big Sur 11.4 fixes a bug that let malware capture screenshots and camera footage using other apps’ permissions; researchers found ~400 instances of the malware (Thomas Brewster/Forbes)

Thomas Brewster / Forbes:Big Sur 11.4 fixes a bug that let malware capture screenshots and camera footage using other apps’ permissions; researchers found ~400 instances of the malware  —  It’s time to update your Apple Mac again, as malware that secretly takes screenshots has been spotted exploiting a serious weakness in macOS security. Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210524/p20#a210524p20

Ethiopia picks a consortium backed with US foreign aid and led by Vodafone over a China-backed group to build a multi-billion dollar 5G-capable network (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Ethiopia picks a consortium backed with US foreign aid and led by Vodafone over a China-backed group to build a multi-billion dollar 5G-capable network  —  A U.S.-backed consortium beat a Chinese-backed one for a multibillion-dollar contract to build Ethiopia’s 5G-capable network Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210524/p11#a210524p11