But while Congress has shown an interest in reforming Section 230 in recent years, that hasn’t extended to repealing it all together. Wyden believes that an angry spat between a president and a social network can’t be the catalyst for a thoughtful conversation about reforming Section 230. It would only lead to a politically charged debate in which conservatives might try to push extreme policy positions into law. … [Read more...] about Trump’s new executive order is a ‘mugging of the First Amendment,’ says Sen. Wyden
In the U.S., state governments have largely carried the burden of responsibility for finding and allocating medical resources and determining mitigation policies. This has led to a patchwork response to COVID-19, with governors taking varying approaches to the outbreak. Alabama governor Kay Ivey, for example, didn’t call for residents to shelter-in-place until April 4 and allowed businesses to begin reopening on April 30 with some social distancing rules. New York, by contrast, established its stay-at-home order on March 22. It has begun reopening business in phases but has extended its stay-at-home order until June 13. Donovan says the success of these diverging tactics—New York’s more cautious rules versus Alabama’s aggressive push to reopen— will be judged along political party lines. … [Read more...] about As health misinformation and politics collide, social networks face a choice
Q) Nifty Bank fell more than 2% on Friday. What should investors do if they have a bank-heavy portfolio?A) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had surprised with another rate cut, and most of the analysts have expected that the announcement would be about moratorium alone but the RBI came with a rate cut. The RBI had focused on two elements the rate cut and moratorium. … [Read more...] about ‘Rate cut could benefit auto companies, watch out for Hero, Maruti Suzuki & Eicher Motor’
For India, experts have said, banking on Herd Immunity is a “terrible idea”. While speaking to former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Director of Harvard Global Health Institute Ashish Jha said, “We are finding that even healthy and young people are getting very ill. We can’t be cavalier about this. We have to protect these people. Herd Immunity in India is a terrible idea as millions will die, even young people.” … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
Once the sterilizing mode is activated, the user exits the car and closes the door. The hazard lights flash in warning, and the speedometer ramps up to 100 mph. Instead of velocity, however, that speedometer is marking progress. This makeshift ticker declines over 15 minutes to reach 0, allowing workers to know the process is over (the brake lights also engage to signal the end of the process). … [Read more...] about Ford kills COVID-19 with ingenious car heater hack