New York sues Amazon over claims it failed to protect workers from pandemic | Amazon

New York is suing Amazon, claiming the company failed to provide workers with a safe environment at two warehouses in the state as Covid-19 infections surged nationwide. The suit from Letitia James, New York’s attorney general, landed just days after Amazon preemptively sued to block the suit over its coronavirus Continue Reading

Instagram removes anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr for false Covid-19 claims | Instagram

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter The prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr has been booted from Instagram for repeatedly sharing false claims about Covid-19 and the safety of vaccines. Facebook confirmed on Wednesday that it had removed the profile of Kennedy Jr, a vaccine skeptic who chairs Continue Reading

Film, TV maker Joss Whedon faces ‘Buffy’ actor abuse claims Sarah Michelle Gellar actors Ray Fisher Joss Whedon claim- Tempemail

Prominent film and TV creator Joss Whedon who faced a claim of abusive behavior on the set of “Justice League,” drew criticism Wednesday from actors who worked with him on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” The first and most direct allegations came from Charisma Carpenter, who said in a social media Continue Reading

‘Son of billionaire’ Don Jr claims to know Americans better than elected Democrats as he rails against Trump lawyers- Tempemail

Donald Trump Jr, son of former president Donald Trump, launched a scathing attack on Democrats on Tuesday who he accused of “living in their little echo chambers,” and said senators and the federal government should focus on the pandemic instead of his father’s impeachment trial.  Mr Trump’s eldest son appeared on a Continue Reading

Data Breach Exposes 1.6 Million Jobless Claims Filed in the Washington State – Tempemail

The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) on Monday said it’s investigating a security incident that resulted in the compromise of personal information of more than 1.6 million people who filed for unemployment claims in the state in 2020. The SAO blamed the breach on a software vulnerability in Continue Reading

Facebook claims it does not conduct business in Australia in Cambridge Analytica appeal | Facebook

Facebook is claiming it does not conduct business in Australia and does not collect and hold data in the country in its effort to avoid liability over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Last year, the privacy commissioner took Facebook to court over an alleged mass privacy breach involving the use of Continue Reading

Love Island star Yewande responds after Lucie ‘bullying’ claims: ‘You refused to call me by my name’- Tempemail

Former Love Island star Yewande Biala has responded after fellow contestant Lucie Donlan apparently alleged that Biala “bullied” her while on the show.   The comment appeared to be in response to a fan who asked about a YouTube video that Biala had made with fellow islander Joe Garrett, during Continue Reading

Trump claims his social media ban is ‘catastrophic mistake’ and calls big tech ‘horrible’- Tempemail

Donald Trump has claimed that his social media ban is a “catastrophic mistake” and described big tech as “horrible” following his permanent suspension from numerous internet platforms in the wake of the Capitol riots. On Tuesday, before he boarded a helicopter to travel from Alamo, Texas, back to the White Continue Reading

Australian Coalition MPs post false claims Antifa was part of mob that stormed US Capitol | Craig Kelly- Tempemail

Coalition MPs Craig Kelly and George Christensen have spread misinformation that the insurrectionist mob that stormed the US Capitol included members of the Antifa group. As the Australian prime minister Scott Morrison declined to repudiate misinformation about the US election from within his government, the pair both shared an article Continue Reading

The Latest: Ratcliffe: Adversaries amplify vote fraud claims Joe Biden latest Donald Trump latest John Ratcliffe- Tempemail

The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): Tempemail Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe says foreign adversaries are using social media and other platforms to amplify allegations of voter fraud. But he won’t say which countries are using the issue to try to undermine public confidence in the U.S. democratic Continue Reading