The life of a homeless encampment can be brief.
Consider Village of Hope, a fledgling homeless village that popped up in a remote, woodsy area of Portland in late January. 153 more words
If I had a separate category for ‘miscellaneous extortion’ this hoax might belong there. Not just a hoax, but one that centres on extortion, though it looks as if the point is to embarrass/harass the apparent sender of the extortion email (the Michigan company VELT) rather than actually make a direct profit from extortion. 76 more words
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Christopher Wylie, who worked for data firm Cambridge Analytica, reveals how personal information was taken withoutauthorisation in early 2014 to build a system that could profile individual US voters in order to target them with personalised political advertisements.