TIL x-post: The term and concept of “jay-walking” was introduced in the 1920’s by the auto industry as part of a propaganda campaign to claim the roads for cars and shift the blame in accidents from cars to pedestrians. At the time “Jay” was a slur with a similar meaning to “redneck” or “hillbilly.”

TIL x-post: The term and concept of “jay-walking” was introduced in the 1920’s by the auto industry as part of a propaganda campaign to claim the roads for cars and shift the blame in accidents from cars to pedestrians. At the time “Jay” was a slur with a similar meaning to “redneck” or “hillbilly.” submitted by /u/beast-freak to r/lowcar [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Trump Probably Engaged in Felony Tax Evasion

Trump Probably Engaged in Felony Tax Evasion TheRealNews White collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes the New York Times investigation into Trump’s tax evasion and argues that if true, these would be considered felonies. However, he will probably never be held to account for this, before he leaves office. Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate. TheRealNews

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DECEIVED BY DESIGN: How tech companies use dark patterns to discourage us from exercising our rights to privacy [PDF; 44 pages; English] Source: Norwegian Consumer Council

DECEIVED BY DESIGN: How tech companies use dark patterns to discourage us from exercising our rights to privacy [PDF; 44 pages; English] Source: Norwegian Consumer Council submitted by /u/AgreeableEquivalent to r/privacy [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Leaked Google Briefing Admits Abandonment of Free Speech for ‘Safety And Civility’, calls free speech “Utopian” and proposes a new internet of “Good Censorship”, mostly by silencing Populists, Nationalists and anything considered to be a ‘#Conspriacy Theory’

Leaked Google Briefing Admits Abandonment of Free Speech for ‘Safety And Civility’, calls free speech “Utopian” and proposes a new internet of “Good Censorship”, mostly by silencing Populists, Nationalists and anything considered to be a ‘Conspiracy Theory’ submitted by /u/YR1b1a1a2mtU6 [link] [comments] top scoring links : conspiracy **The conspiracy subreddit is a thinking ground. Above all else, we respect everyone’s opinions and ALL religious beliefs and creeds. We hope to challenge issues which have captured the public’s imagination, from JFK and UFOs to 9/11. This is a forum for free…

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this is exactly like the dotcom boom

this is exactly like the dotcom boom Back during the dotcom boom investors knew exactly how big the internet would be one day. But at the time it was for dorks, perverts and cat ladies, pretty much until napster came along. It was void of content. Even if somehow you had a $10k t1 line, this was the user experience. (slow video warning) There were all kinds of random use cases that investors would speculate on, but nobody ever used. You could never get past all of the scammy pop…

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