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Outlier, Part 2: What is the CBC Doing Supporting Website Blocking?

The Bell coalition website blocking proposal, dubbed FairPlay, clearly started with Bell: it first raised the issue in September at a House of Commons committee hearing, obtained the legal opinion to support the application (it is addressed to Bell), and used a closely allied law firm to draft the application. Show More Summary

Russian aide-memoire to clarify the state of affairs as regards the so-called ‘Skripal case'

1. On 12 March 2018, Prime Minister of Great Britain Theresa May, addressing the House of Commons, said it was "highly likely" that the Russian Federation was responsible for the poisoning of former GRU colonel, double agent Sergei Skripal...Show More Summary

UK Tells Mark Zuckerberg To Get His Arse To London, Accuses Facebook Officials Of Being 'Misleading'

Facebook is having a really bad week. And it just got even worse for CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The British House of Commons has officially sent Zuck a letter asking him to come to London and testify about how he plans to "fix" Facebook. Best of luck with that, mate. More »      

British Parliament summons Zuckerberg to explain "catastrophic failure" and "misleading" statements

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Seemingly in hiding these last few days, Mark Zuckerberg's plans are anyone's guess. But a committee chairman in the UK's House of Commons would like a word. He doesn't have to go, obviously, but just for reference, Rupert Murdoch did. Show More Summary

Betting on who will the the next Speaker of the House of Commons

Newsnight has learned of allegations that the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, mistreated an employee #newsnight — BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) March 9, 2018 The Sunday Times say 'With allegations of bullying by MPs sweeping Westminster, however, the Tory MP Andrew Bridgen will table a motion of no-confidence in the Speaker tomorrow.' […]

EU GPDR Devastating to AI

Very important guest blog post originally found on Techzone360.Last September, a U.K. House of Commons committee concluded that it is too soon to regulate artificial intelligence (AI). Its recommendation comes too late: The EU General...Show More Summary

7 Common Houseplants That Can Make Your Pets Quite Sick

We love the touch of life and greenery that plants add to our homes. But mixing house plants with pets can be lethal. Sometimes toxic plants are naturally repulsive to animals (they taste extremely bitter, for instance), and some pets aren't inclined to chew plants, so we tend not to worry. Show More Summary

Common Celebrates African Culture at Hollywood House Party

On Thursday, March 8, the African Getdown took over the Absolut Elyx house in Los Angeles, honoring the global impact of African culture and recognizing the continent’s creative impact in the US. The evening began at the Women’s Club of Hollywood, which was fitting on International Women’s Day. Show More Summary

Couple gets engaged on the floor of the House of Commons

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

An emotional video of a couple in Britain getting engaged surfaced on Twitter on Thursday. No, not that couple. Civil servant Matthew Reville got down on one knee on the floor of the British Parliament House in front of Parliamentary aide and 2018 Labour candidate Rachel Evans to ask for her hand in marriage. Evans […]

Hearing on Expired Provisions Shows Support for Ending Tax Extender Ritual

Yesterday, the House Ways and Means Tax Policy subcommittee held a hearing to evaluate a set of recently expired tax provisions, commonly referred to as “tax extenders,” and whether they are needed under the newly reformed tax code. Most of the tax extenders in question are narrowly targeted preferences for specific economic interests, such as […]

House Flippers Return In Force, At 11-year High (Memphis, Las Vegas, Phoenix In Top Five, Washington DC Averaged $304K Gross Profit on Flipped Homes)

House flipping was common at the peak of the housing bubble in the last decade. While not near the highs of 2005, house flipping is at its highest since 2006, according to a report by Attom Solutions. Gross profits from flipping are higher than during the peak flipping years of 2004-2006. Show More Summary

EU parliament and UK lawmakers support Brit expats rights

The result of last weekâ??s House of Commons parliamentary debate on EU citizenship along with news of a European parliament draft resolution could be a lifeline for UK expats in Europe. Last week, the British House of Commons passed a motion urging the government to ensure Britons could keep their EU citizenship post-Brexit. The... Expats Blog -

From Here to Brexiternity: The Crisis in British Politics

Press Association via AP Images Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons regarding the government's Brexit strategy B ritish politics in early March has been a tale of four prime ministers—two former ones, the present holder of the office, and one who would like to take over. Show More Summary

Eating up the Hill: Cheese Ravioli Bruschetta

As the House of Commons cafeterias roll out their new rotating menu of specials, they seem to have adopted meatless Mondays. Yesterday's meatless special Cheese Ravioli Bruschetta.They began with a base of parma ravioli, containing spinach and ricotta cheese. Show More Summary

Apple explains iPhone battery throttling to Canadian parliament, says not planned obsolescence

Apple appeared in front of the House of Commons of Canada on Thursday to explain its handling of iPhone battery issues through a software update that in some cases throttles CPU performance, maintaining the feature is designed to benefit customers, not push them to upgrade to new hardware.

1960s beach bungalow outside San Francisco yours for $645K

Measures just 450 square feet Make this 1960 beach house in Marin County, California, your home base for all your surfing and ocean needs. One of five TICs (tenancy in common investments) on the lot, the wood-framed shack is literalShow More Summary

Flash and volume likely to defeat subtlety in this year's acting Oscar races

Late in the World War II drama “Darkest Hour,” Winston Churchill — played, in case you hadn’t heard, by Gary Oldman — delivers his famous “We shall fight on the beaches” speech in the House of Commons, a piece of oration so rousing that it brings his listeners to their feet. For a moment ripped...

Brexit and food

The House of Commons Defra Committee has issued a critical report on this topic: Brexit and food It states, 'The Government has offered no clarity to the agricultural industry on its post-Brexit policy. The Government must offer this...Show More Summary

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus is messy fun

Living in the Dtoid house with Niero, Jon Carnage, and Tara Long, with daily visits from Max Scoville, was one of the most fun times of my life. We were all such different personalities, all united under a common love of video games....Show More Summary

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