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Google has been collecting Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled

“Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card? Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it back to Google when they’re connected to the internet, a Quartz investigation has revealed.”

Steve Bannon

Harvey Weinstein and Steve Bannon: The troubled business relationship revealed

“In the week since bombshell allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein became public, the Breitbart website has been all over the scandal as an opportunity to showcase liberal hypocrisy in Hollywood. One thing missing from its coverage, though, is the role that its executive chairman Steve Bannon once played for Weinstein,” writes Eriq Gardner.

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel fearlessly takes on the NRA, calls for action in wake of Las Vegas terrorist attack

Jimmy Kimmel has done it again. The comedian, who is seemingly becoming the conscience of America, has used his late night show to make a powerful statement in support of sensible gun responsibility laws that are needed to stop the horrible epidemic of violence gripping our country, only days after playing a pivotal role in rallying the country in opposition to the Graham-Cassidy iteration of Trumpcare.

You Again? Stop the "alt right", neo-Nazis, and white supremacists

The best way to fight neo-Nazis is to… laugh?

The Seattle Times’ Danny Westneat writes: “Hate is marching in the streets. Some of the same groups that marched in Charlottesville are growing in the Northwest. A local author has argued the best thing to do to confront it all is to … show up and mock them.” The local author Westneat talked to is none other than David Neiwert, the respected creator of Orcinus and an expert on right wing extremism and eliminationists.