Trump vows defense bill veto unless internet liability shield scrapped

By Nandita Bose and David Shepardson

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie looking at the camera: FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will veto the National Defense Authorization Act unless the bill includes a measure eliminating a federal law protecting internet companies, known as Section 230.

“If the very dangerous & unfair Section 230 is not completely terminated as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), I will be forced to unequivocally VETO the Bill when sent to the very beautiful Resolute desk,” Trump tweeted late on Tuesday.

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act protects internet companies from liability over content posted by users and has been under attack from Trump and Republican lawmakers, who have accused tech companies of stifling conservative voices.

The sweeping $740 billion NDAA sets policy for the Department of Defense. It

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Leary Law Adds Virginia Criminal Defense FAQ To Its Website

Christie Leary Fairfax Criminal Law Attorney

Christie Leary Fairfax Criminal Law Attorney

11/24/2020, Fairfax // KISSPR //

Leary Law located in Fairfax Virginia is pleased to announce that as of October 10, 2020, it has added a new frequently asked questions (FAQ) section to the criminal defense section of its website. This exciting new addition is designed to help those who are facing criminal charges–or the loved ones of those who have been charged with a crime–better navigate the criminal defense system.

What You Can Expect to Learn

The FAQs page goes into details about bail bonds, sentencing, pre-trial motions, how criminal charges are classified, hearings and preliminary hearings, Fifth Amendment rights, Fourth Amendment rights, unreasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, security clearances after a criminal charge or conviction, plea bargaining, paying criminal fines and fees, jail time, felony criminal cases, misdemeanor criminal cases, warrants, and how a criminal defense

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Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Selects Immervision InnovationLab to Develop a Computer Vision Wide Angle Camera for the Blue UAS Framework Project

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Immervision, the Montreal-based leader in wide-angle intelligent vision, today announced it has received an award from the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), part of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for a Blue UAS Framework effort.

The Immervision InnovationLab team is developing a wide-angle computer vision camera for small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), enabling advanced low-light vision for Blue UAS Framework effort which provides affordable, trusted, high performing, and interoperable UAS drone technologies for commercial and defense applications.

“We are honored that the Defense Innovation Unit has chosen Immervision’s InnovationLab to create this innovative wide angle computer vision camera optimized for drones in low light vision and autonomous flight,” said Alessandro Gasparini, Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Commercial Officer of Immervision. “Immervision’s technology has been widely adopted in aerospace, surveillance systems and for consumer electronics for over 20 years. We look forward to working with the DIU

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U.S. Department of Defense to Implement 3M Computer-Assisted Coding Technology Worldwide

3M Health Information Systems has been awarded a contract by Leidos, prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) initiative, for components of the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System platform, 3M’s industry-leading suite of software applications for medical records coding and documentation. The 3M technology will promote improved revenue cycle operations across DoD Military Health System facilities worldwide and help achieve more accurate patient data to support high-quality care for the nation’s 9.6 million active and retired service members and their families.

As the exclusive provider of computer-assisted coding technology to U.S. military treatment facilities, 3M will support DoD interoperability goals, a joint effort with the Department of Veterans Affairs to unify patient records on one system, allowing caregivers to access and share information for improved patient treatment and continuity of care. The contract provides for implementation of 3M 360 Encompass components

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Defense wants car’s computer evidence thrown out from deadly Bayshore crash case

TAMPA, Fla. — Attorneys for the two teens accused of drag racing on Bayshore Boulevard and killing a mother and daughter are trying to get key evidence thrown out.

The black Mustang, investigators say hit and killed Jessica Raubenolt and her 1-year-old daughter, has a computer system police took as evidence in 2018.

But an attorney for the teenage driver says police did not include that computer system in their warrant.

“The infotainment telematics system was taken out of the vehicle by the police, downloaded, data extracted — something they didn’t even ask to do,” said defense attorney John Fitzgibbons.

The system syncs up with the driver’s cell phone and could be key in showing where the car was and how fast it was going.

Raubenolt was pushing her daughter in a stroller across Bayshore when the Mustang, driven by Cameron Herrin, hit them.

Investigators say he was racing a

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Budget Constraints in the Asia-Pacific Region Driving the Development of the Defense Market, 2020

This study will benefit those who are interested in learning about the changing landscape of the global defense technology industrial base (DTIB). It identifies emerging trends that will have an impact on the DTIB and identifies areas of opportunities in the land, air, and naval security segments and technology adoption that will potentially add value in terms of helping the security objectives.

New York, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Budget Constraints in the Asia-Pacific Region Driving the Development of the Defense Market, 2020” –

All security industry participants and the rest of the industry verticals will benefit from this study, as this is a growth opportunities study investigating the potential impact of future technologies on the market, and how they will evolve during the forecast period. Technology companies that are looking at new avenues to add capabilities to their portfolio will

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Spotify’s defense of Joe Rogan puts it on track for a huge culture war over how it moderates its platform

Joe Rogan Alex Jones
Joe Rogan and Alex Jones.
  • Spotify said Thursday that Joe Rogan’s podcast has outdone expectations, and its now its number-one show in its English-speaking markets.
  • Rogan’s podcast provoked outcry after the latest episode featured far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as a guest. Jones was booted off Spotify in 2018 for breaking hate-speech policies.
  • Spotify’s executives defended the episode to both staff and analysts, saying the company won’t ban specific individuals from appearing as guests on shows.
  • This could mark a landmark moment in how Spotify decides to balance its financial interests against its moderation policies.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

A contentious episode of Joe Rogan’s popular podcast could give Spotify its first taste of an all-out Big Tech culture war.

The streaming firm on Thursday said that The Joe Rogan Experience, the hugely popular podcast fronted by Rogan, was its number one English-language

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TikTok Countersues Rival Video App Triller In Patent Defense

TikTok and its parent firm ByteDance have fired back in court against a patent lawsuit by rival video-sharing app Triller, in a move aimed at heading off infringement claims.

The complaint filed in federal court in California seeks to quash the lawsuit filed in July in a Texas federal court alleging the Chinese-owned app infringed on Triller’s software patents.

The litigation comes with both apps seeing robust growth.

Triller claims some 65 million active users worldwide and is weighing a plan to list its shares publicly.

TikTok is denying a patent infringement accusation from rival video app Triller and asking a California court to quash the lawsuit filed in a Texas court TikTok is denying a patent infringement accusation from rival video app Triller and asking a California court to quash the lawsuit filed in a Texas court Photo: AFP / Joël SAGET

TikTok, which has at least 100 million in the United States and is one of the fastest-growing social platforms, is battling a Trump administration effort to ban the app because of its ties

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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms Launches New Website

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10/27/2020, Dallas // KISSPR //

We are excited to announce the launch of the new website,  Our team has created a design that favors both desktop and mobile modern user experience. It is easy to navigate and provides in-depth content for the user searching to hire the right criminal defense lawyer for Texas state criminal defense, federal criminal defense, and state and federal criminal appeals.  The website is simple to use and offers easy access to the lawyer by email, phone, and social media. 

Why Did John Helms Decide to Build a New Website?

“I have been practicing criminal defense law for over 25+ years and always wanted to help by educating the common public on legal defense.  We all hope that we never have a situation where you need

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